Mel Brooks remembers his 'dear friend' Gene Wilder on the 'Tonight Show'
The two played integral parts in each other's film careers, and their movies together (The Producers, Young Frankenstein, and Blazing Saddles) each deserve a spot in movie history. "He was such a wonderful part of my life," Brooks told Jimmy Fallon. "I expected that he would go but when it happens, it's still tremendous. It's a big shock. I'm still reeling."
Brooks shared the well-known, still beloved story of how he and Wilder met through Brooks's late wife Anne Bancroft, and a sweet story about their first film together.
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