Grandpa From 2005’s Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Dead At 82

By Amber GoodhandRadar Reporter

The man who played Grandpa Joe in 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has passed away at the age of 82, has learned.

David Kelly died in Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday and the official cause of death has not been released yet.

Kelly had a long acting career that began in 1951, and starred alongside Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore in Laws of Attraction and in 1998’s Waking Ned Devine.

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Before moving to the big screen, Kelly starred in a series of television shows like Strumpet City, Last of Summer and Robin’s Nest.

Kelly leaves behind his wife and two children.


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