Sat. Oct 19th, 2019

Die actress Denise Nickerson, Violet in 'A fantasy world'

The actress Denise Nickerson, known for having played the girl Violet Beauregarde in A fantasy world ('Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory') (1971) and having participated in the legendary series 'Shadows in the Dark', has died at age 62 in Colorado, United States, after his health deteriorated after suffering a stroke in 2018. The interpreter had also appeared in productions such as Smile or The tribe of the Brady.

Josh Nickerson, son of the actress, has been the one who has confirmed his death in the official Facebook account of the artist. The interpreter was admitted to a hospital in Colorado, after her state of health worsened due to the aftermath of the stroke. This past July 10, her family members decided to withdraw the life support that kept her alive, dying shortly after.

With 13 years she achieved her most relevant role in the cinema, when she played Violet Beauregarde in 'A world of fantasy' (1971), a film adaptation of the legendary novel 'Charlie and the chocolate factory', by Roald Dahl. In the film starring Gene Wilder, his character was one of the children who ends up paying a high price for his mischief in the Willy Wonka company.

'A world of fantasy' was the film adaptation of the mythical novel 'Charlie and the chocolate factory', by Roald Dahl

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