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Brandon Lee
Actor, The Crow
Born on February 1, 1965 to Bruce Lee (Martial Arts idol) and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brother to Shannon Lee. In 1970-71, they moved to Hong Kong where Brandon became fluent in Cantonese by the age of 8. He attended Boston's Art-Oriented Emerson College in Massachusetts. He studied Martial Arts and drama...
“ Accidental gunshot wound from faulty prop revolver fired during filming. Age 28 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Tyrone Power
Tyrone Power was one of the great romantic swashbuckling stars of the mid-twentieth century, and the third Tyrone Power of four in a famed acting dynasty reaching back to the eighteenth century. His great-grandfather was the first Tyrone Power (1795-1841), a famed Irish comedian. His father, known to historians as Tyrone Power Sr....
“ Had a heart attack during a dueling scene with George Sanders. Age 44 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Vic Morrow
Actor, Combat!
Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While Morrow was working on his degree in Law...
“ Helicopter crashed on top of him whilst filming a scene. Age 54 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Sidney James
The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife in tow...
“ Had a heart attack onstage (opposite actress Olga Lowe). Aged 62 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Nelson Eddy
The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and performed in amateur musicals...
“ Had a stroke whilst onstage. Age 65 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Tiny Tim
Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his interest in the popular music of the 1890s through the 1930s manifested itself early...
“ Heart attack during a concert singing his signature song, Tiptoe Through The Tulips. Aged 64 ” - christopherbkk
 
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“ Just after filming his stand up comedy routine he had a heart attack (in the presence of Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz and Milton Berle). ” - christopherbkk
 
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Irene Ryan
Before becoming known to millions as Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies, Irene Ryan was already an established vaudeville, radio and movie actress, though not as famous prior to her television stint. She accompanied Bob Hope on his famous military tours and she was known as "the gal who makes Bob Hope laugh." After being cast as Granny...
“ Had a stroke whilst onstage. Age 70 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Jack Randall
Romantic leading man and singing cowboy star whose career was far eclipsed by that of his brother Robert Livingston. He acted and sang on Broadway prior to entering films, then appeared in a number of non-Western films before signing with Monogram Pictures in 1937 as a singing cowboy. Unfortunately, despite his singing ability...
“ Singing cowboy who had heart attack whilst doing a scene riding a horse. Aged 39. ” - christopherbkk
 
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Kenneth Horne
Probably best known for his radio shows of the 1960s. "Beyond Our Ken" and "Round the Horne" broke away from staid formulaic comedy shows. The anarchic and risqué sketches pushed censorship to the limits, the collection of writers and performers trained here paved the way to let TV audiences see Monty Python and its worthy...
“ Had a heart attack hosting an awards show. Aged 61 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Redd Foxx
Redd Foxx began doing stand-up comedy on the infamous "Chitlin' Circuit" in the 1940s and 1950s. Foxx was one of the premier "blue humor" comedians. Blue humor was very dirty, too dirty for white audiences. For years his party albums were not available in white record stores. In the 1960s his records became available...
“ Had a heart attack during rehearsals. Aged 68 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Jon-Erik Hexum
Actor, Voyagers!
In the early 1980s, this ruggedly handsome young man of Norwegian parentage was seen as the "next big thing", and then suddenly he was dead from an accident via a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Hexum was born and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where he was a musically gifted student at school playing both the horn & the violin in the school orchestra...
 
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“ Had a heart attack whilst onstage. Aged 58 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Tommy Cooper
After leaving the army Tommy Cooper took up show business in 1947 and so started his long career of comedy derived around visual humour, magic tricks that didn't work and his trademark red fez, a prop that started from his days in the army. The BBC described him as an "Unattractive young man with an extremely unfortunate appearance" in an audition for new talent...
“ Had a heart attack live on TV. Aged 61 ” - christopherbkk
 
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Dick Shawn
One-of-a-kind nightclub comedian/singer Dick Shawn (ne Richard Schulefand) was as off-the-wall as they came and, as such, proved to be rather an acquired taste. Way ahead of his time most say, it was extremely difficult indeed to know how to properly tap into this man's eclectic talents. Shawn began...
“ Had a heart attack on stage. Aged 63 ” - christopherbkk