10 Actors Who Died During Filming

When we think of Hollywood, the only things that come to mind are glamour, glitz and spotlight. But sometimes, those amazing action sequences or ill health of the actors can reveal to a darker side of the Hollywood. Here are 10 actors who died during filming.

#1. Vic Morrow

Vic Morrow

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Vic Morrow was killed during the shooting of the film Twilight Zone: The Movie in 1982. There were two child actors who died with him. The script required the use of pyrotechnics and a helicopter which a deadly combination. During the shoot, the pyrotechnics exploded which severed the helicopter’s tail leading to death of Morrow and two child actors.

#2. John Ritter

Ritter collapsed on the set of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. He played father to two young girls in the show, one of whom was Kaley Cuoco. On September 23, 2003, he became ill while working on the set and eventually collapsed. He underwent surgery for a tear in his aorta. He died the same day.

#3. Paul Walker

Paul Walker

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We all knew him for his role in the ‘Fast and the Furious’ franchise. Incidentally, he died due to a car crash in November 2013. He died while shooting for the the seventh part of the film was in progress.

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