The kooky Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka Tattoo by Cecil Porter WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood GeneWilder

Sweet Tattoos in Honor of Roald Dahl's Favorite Candyman Willy Wonka

Everyone's favorite candyman Willy Wonka is a childhood icon of fun times, chocolate and absolute wackiness.

Willy Wonka's chocolate factory is the ultimate dream for any kid and many adults for that matter. Roald Dahl's wonderful character has been portrayed twice on the big screen by two awesome actors, Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp. I used to watch the 70's version over and over again when I was a kid and always wanted to run riot in the room where everything is edible.

Wilder's performance was very memorable as he was kooky and a little creepy at times playing the real eccentric character of Willy Wonka. Depp played a version closer to the original book also wacky and not too keen on kids. Movie fans show their love for the candyman who can make your wildest sweet dreams come true through some fun tattoo tributes. Check these out!  

Sarah Calavera
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Wonderfully detailed hand design. Tattoo by Cecil Porter WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood GeneWilder
Wonderfully detailed hand design. Tattoo by Cecil Porter #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #GeneWilder
Sarah Calavera
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Remember the cautionary tales from the Oompa Loompas? Photo from Boyd Konkle on Twitter WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood oompaloompa
Remember the cautionary tales from the Oompa Loompas? Photo from Boyd Konkle on Twitter #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #oompaloompa
Sarah Calavera
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Awesome realistic black and grey work on this portrait Tattoo by Bob Tyrell WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood blackandgrey GeneWilder
Awesome realistic black and grey work on this portrait Tattoo by Bob Tyrell #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #blackandgrey #GeneWilder
Sarah Calavera
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Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka was fun. Tattoo by Chris Jones WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood JohnnyDepp
Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka was fun. Tattoo by Chris Jones #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #JohnnyDepp
Sarah Calavera
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Love this abstract design of Wonka Tattoo by Geary Morrill WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood abstract GeneWilder
Love this abstract design of Wonka Tattoo by Geary Morrill #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #abstract #GeneWilder

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Sarah Calavera
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An alternative Wonka inspired tattoo using some of the symbolic icons from the movies. Tattoo by Jeremy Miller WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood
An alternative Wonka inspired tattoo using some of the symbolic icons from the movies. Tattoo by Jeremy Miller #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood
Sarah Calavera
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Great piece of an iconic look of Johnny Depp as Wonka. Tattoo by Justin Mariani WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood
Great piece of an iconic look of Johnny Depp as Wonka. Tattoo by Justin Mariani #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood
Sarah Calavera
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An unusual old school tattoo suits the kookiness of Wonka's character. Photo by Kelly Doty WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood newschool
An unusual old school tattoo suits the kookiness of Wonka's character. Photo by Kelly Doty #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #newschool
Sarah Calavera
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Cool abstract design of Wonka and an oompa loompa. Tattoo by Luke WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood oompaloompa pureimagination
Cool abstract design of Wonka and an oompa loompa. Tattoo by Luke #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #oompaloompa #pureimagination
Sarah Calavera
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Stunning blackwork sleeve featuring various characters from the 70's movie. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood blackandgrey
Stunning blackwork sleeve featuring various characters from the 70's movie. Photo from Pinterest by unknown artist #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #blackandgrey
Sarah Calavera
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I like the way Paul Acker made Wilder's eyes look a touch psychotic like he is in the tunnel scene. Tattoo by Pauk Acker WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood
I like the way Paul Acker made Wilder's eyes look a touch psychotic like he is in the tunnel scene. Tattoo by Pauk Acker #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood
Sarah Calavera
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Cool colorwork in this portrait. Tattoo by Daniel Kranz WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood portrait movieportrait
Cool colorwork in this portrait. Tattoo by Daniel Kranz #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #portrait #movieportrait
Sarah Calavera
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Loving this retro oompa loompa tribute. Tattoo by Geeksterinlegends WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood oompaloompa
Loving this retro oompa loompa tribute. Tattoo by Geeksterinlegends #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #oompaloompa
Sarah Calavera
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Stunning photo realism at it's best. Tattoo by James at Celtic Moon tattoo WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood photorealism
Stunning photo realism at it's best. Tattoo by James at Celtic Moon tattoo #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #photorealism
Sarah Calavera
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Beautiful modern colorwork on this sleeve. Tattoo by Miro WillyWonka RoaldDahl chocolate movie retro childhood colorwork
Beautiful modern colorwork on this sleeve. Tattoo by Miro #WillyWonka #RoaldDahl #chocolate #movie #retro #childhood #colorwork

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Skull obsessed tattoo fanatic, writer for Tattoodo, voice actor and visual artist who loves metal and headbanging. Inspired by Neil Gaiman, Tool, horror & the macabre.

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