What happened to actor Peter Ostrum from 'Willy Wonka and the chocolate production unit'? why did he leave hollywood

What happened to actor Peter Ostrum from 'Willy Wonka and the chocolate production unit'? why did he leave hollywood

At the age of 12, Peter Ostrum played the good-natured Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Although he rose to fame for his portrayal of himself in the Gene Wilder-directed fantasy film, he opted to leave Hollywood soon after

Find out what happened to the previous baby megastar and get insights into where he is now.

Skill retailers knew right away that Peter became the right choice to play Charlie after seeing him take part in stage productions in Ohio.

The younger talent and his co-stars began filming in Munich in the summer of 1970 as he was approaching seventh grade. 

The film was released in June 1971 to rave reviews from critics and viewers alike

who were enthralled with the help of the sweet fantasy brought to life on the screen.

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