Violet beauregarde

16 Jul 19

[ad_1] © Getty Images Shiels was a TV actor and artistic director at the Theatre Upstairs in Dublin Irish actor Karl Shiels, who starred as Robbie Quinn in TV soap opera Fair City, has died at the age of 47. Shiels, who was most recently seen in Fair City on Sunday, had been in the […]

13 Jul 19

  The first time ever I saw your face. The first image of ‘spooky action at a distance’ has been released.     From BBC News : ‘Scientists have captured the first ever image of a phenomenon which Albert Einstein once described as “spooky action at a distance”. The photo shows a strong form of […]

12 Jul 19
Boing Boing

“Well, I’m a gum chewer, normally. But when I heard about these ticket things of Wonka’s, I laid off the gum and switched to candy bars, instead. Now, of course, I’m right back on gum. I chew it all day, except at mealtimes when I stick it behind my ear.” – Violet Beauregarde Denise Nickerson, […]

12 Jul 19

Very sad to read of the passing of Denise Nickerson, the actress who played Violet Beauregarde in 1971’s classic, and one of my favorite all time movies “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” Denise Nickerson – 1957 – 2019 It really stings when somebody of my youth passes away, and makes me realize I am getting […]

12 Jul 19
Courageous Nerd

On Thursday, July 11, it was announced that American actress Denise Nickerson had passed away at the age of 62, after suffering respiratory distress and pneumonia, subsequently being taken off of life support by her family. Nickerson was best known for her role as bratty Violet Beauregarde in the classic 1971 film Willy Wonka And […]

12 Jul 19
News Hour

Denise Nickerson, the former child actress who played Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, has died aged 62. Nickerson’s family announced the news in a Facebook post that read: “She’s gone.” In earlier updates on social media, her family said she had pneumonia and had experienced several seizures. Nickerson – who […]