‘Willy Wonka’ star Julie Dawn Cole reveals what it was really like working with Gene Wilder, being Veruca Salt

The 61-year-old British actress, who famously starred as demanding brat Veruca Salt in the 1971 film “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” is proud of her child star roots and a few years ago went as far as releasing a memoir, titled “I Want it Now!,” about her time filming the cult classic.