FILE - In this Aug. 27, 1981 file photo, Gilda Radner, center, and Gene Wilder, right, perform in a scene from the film "Hanky Panky," directed by Sidney Poitier in Boston. Wilder’s nephew said Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Conn., from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83.
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 1981 file photo, Gilda Radner, center, and Gene Wilder, right, perform in a scene from the film "Hanky Panky," directed by Sidney Poitier in Boston. Wilder’s nephew said Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Conn., from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. Bill Polo AP
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 1981 file photo, Gilda Radner, center, and Gene Wilder, right, perform in a scene from the film "Hanky Panky," directed by Sidney Poitier in Boston. Wilder’s nephew said Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Conn., from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. Bill Polo AP

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