In the original 1971 version however he was portrayed as a shy cautious man with spectacles.
In the Tim Burton version, he is a sarcastic grump but clearly loves and cares for his family, particularly Charlie.
Well its a Good Thing Youre Going to a Chocolate FactoryEdit
Grandpa George is the father of Mrs. Bucket and husband of forgetful Grandma Georgina.
He is played as a strong willed old man who doubts Charlie's chance of ever finding a golden ticket.
He wishes though like the others and especially like Grandpa Joe that the horrible kids didnt get to go and that Charlie deserved to.
He convinces Charlie to go when he finds the fifth invitation and comments
"There's a plenty of money out there."
Grandpa George ends up in the factory living healthy and enjoying their normal feast in nice clothes.
He has no talking line as of the end but makes a comment when Wonka first comes crashing through the house saying his family cant come.
David Morris who portrayed Grandpa George passed away in 2007.