Friday, July 25, 2008

15 Actors & Actresses Who Never Saw Their Last Movie

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JAMES DEAN: “Rebel Without a Cause” was released one month after Dean, 24, was killed in a 1955 car accident.

JEAN HARLOW: Harlow was just 26 when she died of kidney disease just a month before release of her 1937 film “Saratoga.”

BRUCE LEE: The martial arts star died at 32 from a cerebral edema, one month before the release of his last film, “Enter the Dragon.”

BRANDON LEE: The son of martial arts film star Bruce Lee died in a mishap on the set of “The Crow” just eight days before filming was to be completed.

CHRIS FARLEY: The pudgy SNL funnyman died of a drug overdose in 1997. His final film, “Almost Heroes,” was released the following year.

MARILYN MONROE: Died in 1962 before premiering “Something’s Got to Give.”

HEATH LEDGER: His performance as the Joker in the summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight” earned rave reviews, died months before the film hit theaters.

NATALIE WOOD: The “West Side Story” starlet drowned in 1981 just before the completion of the science-fiction thriller “Brainstorm.”

PHIL HARTMAN: SNL star was shot and killed by his wife, Brynn Hartman, in a 1998 murder-suicide two months before the release of his film “Small Soldiers.”

CLARK GABLE: Gable died of a heart attack at 59 before the 1960 release of the film “The Misfits.”

TUPAC SHAKUR: The rapper, 25, was killed in a 1996 drive-by shooting after completing two films, “Gridlock’d” and “Gang Related,” both of which were released the following year.

RIVER PHOENIX: Died of drug-related heart failure four months before his film, “Silent Tongue,” came out.

JOHN CANDY: The comedian dropped dead in 1994 while on location filming “Wagon’s East.” Another Candy film, “Canadian Bacon,” was released after his death.

AALIYAH: The R&B star died in a 2001 Bahamas plane crash before the release of vampire flick “Queen of the Damned.”

SPENCER TRACY: The 67-year-old screen star died of a heart attack after completing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”


Junkyard_dog said...

well look who forgot Raul Julia.....
shame shame shame

gregory said...

Edward G. Robinson and Vic Morrow.

ferkster said...

Hate to get picky bt 'Something's Got to Give' was never finished, let alone released.

philosp3.0 said...

Oliver Reed => Gladiator

Masoka said...

Bela Lugosi - Plan 9 from Other Space

Luis Artur Ribeiro de Lima said...

yep, Raoul Julia is missing

Fellipe Franco said...

Bussunda, brazilian humorist, dead in 2006 for cardiac problems at 43, before the movie "Casseta & Planeta em Seus Problemas Acabaram" (Casseta & Planeta, Your Problems is Over)

Filipe said...

John Cazale "The Deer Hunter" (1978)

Marvelous said...

ferkster, "Something's Got to Give" was recast with Doris Day and James Garner, retitled 'Move Over Darling," and released over a year after Marilyn's death. It was a huge hit. Granted, it was not Marilyn's movie anymore, but it was completed albeit with different actors.