Cause of death was protracted pneumonia.
Denise Nickerson, who played in the original film “Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory” (1971), passed away at the age of 62 years at the hospital, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Multikino.
In late June, a woman was in intensive care. Doctors diagnosed her with pneumonia. After a severe attack of the disease Nickerson hooked up to life support. 10 Jul relatives decided to turn the system off.
“Denis is dying, it’s just a matter of time,” said one of the relatives of the actress.
Dennis Nickerson played the role of violet Beauregard in the movie, filmed on the novel by Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the chocolate factory”. She later appeared in two films — “Zero to sixty” and “Child of glass”. In 1978, Nickerson stopped acting in films.