'He blessed my life': Mel Brooks and Hollywood mourn comedy icon Gene Wilder
Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) holds his creature (Peter Boyle) in a scene from 'Young Frankenstein.'

News of the death of comedy legend Gene Wilder reverberated around the entertainment world on Monday afternoon.

"Gene Wilder, one of the truly great talents of our time is gone. He blessed every film we did together with his special magic," said Mel Brooks in a statement posted by the Hollywood reporter. "And he blessed my life with his friendship. He will be so missed."

Brooks and Wilder collaborated on seminal works like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein. But other actors and comedians shared their memories of Wilders' entire career online, as seen below.