Peter Ostrum, the actor that played Charlie in “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, opted for a career as a veterinarian over acting. Willie Wonka was his only movie

Peter Ostrum Peter Gardner Ostrum (/ˈoʊstrəm/; born November 1, 1957) is an American veterinarian and former child actor whose only film role was as Charlie Bucket in the 1971 motion picture Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Ostrum was 12 years old when selected by talent agents for Willy Wonka. Though he enjoyed the experience …

Peter Ostrum, the actor that played Charlie in “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, opted for a career as a veterinarian over acting. Willie Wonka was his only movie Read More »