Four Actors Who Died On Set

By Drum Digital
02 January 2015

Four Actors Who Died On Set

Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee

The son of the great Bruce Lee was killed by a gunshot on the set of The Crow in 1993. The prop crew mistakingly prepared the gun that was given to Michael Massee, who fired what he believed was nothing more than a blank while the cameras were rolling.

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin

The infamous Crocodile Hunter was filming the documentary Ocean's Deadliest when he was attacked by a stingray in the Great Barrier Reef.

John Ritter

John Ritter

The star of Three's Company started suffering from chest pains while rehearsing for ABC's 8 Simple Rules. He was taken to a hospital where he died during surgery on what was diagnosed as an aortic dissection.

Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx

The former comedian died of a heart attack suffered on the set of the film The Royal Family in 1991. Because of his reputation for gags and goofing around, many of his cast members believed him to be just putting on an act when he fell to the floor on set.

Source: famousbirthdays.com

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