Willy Wonka, 30 Years Later!

by Rachelle Hruska · March 15, 2010

[The cast of "Willy Wonka" -- Michael Bollner, Denise Nickerson, Paris Themmen, Julie Dawn Cole and Peter Ostrum -- all grown up. via CNN]

Charlie Bucket aka Peter Ostrum is now a large animal veterinarian in Glenfield, NY

Violet Beauregarde aka Denise Nickerson is now an accountant at an engineering plant.

Augustus Goop aka Michael BollnerĀ  is a tax attorney in Munich.

Veruca Salt aka Julie Dawn Cole is a mom who is still pursuing her career in theater, tv and fitness.

Mike Teevee aka Paris Themmen is a commercial casting agent, a film production member, a Disney Imagineering employee, a retail salesman, a real estate agent, and a finance guy. He even started his own website, where he sells autographs. Maybe TV does rot your brain.