Willy Wonka: Leonard Stone Passes Away, Day Before His Birthday

The original Willy Wonka movie star, Leonard Stone has passed away yesterday after losing his battle with cancer.  He played Violet Beauregarde’s father.  We’ve included a clip from the movie to refresh your memory.  He would have been 88 years old today.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this time.

R.I.P. Leonard Stone November 3, 1923 – November 2, 2011