Cinema: Actors who died during the shooting of a film

In the film world, actors sometimes die tragically and unexpectedly in the middle of a shoot, leaving behind a helpless production team and many grieving fans.

In this article, you will learn about some of the movie actors who died during the shooting of a movie.

1.         Anton Yelchin, 1989 - 2016

Anton Yelchin is an American actor who died on June 192016 while on his way to a rehearsal for the filming of the series Mr. Mercedes. He played the lead role in this series broadcast on Amazon Prime Video, an adaptation of the novel Stephen King.

2.         River Phoenix, 1970-1993

River Phoenix died during several film projects. Indeed, he died the night of October 30 to 31, 1993 in the Video Medical Center after an overdose in a Hollywood nightclub.

3.         Olivier Reed, 1938-1999

Olivier Reed is decided on May 2, 1999 of the consequences of alcoholism, during the shooting of Gladiator of Ridley Scott. He died as a result of an addiction.

4.         Paul Walker, 1973-2013

The Fast and Furious franchise lost its biggest star, Paul Walker, in a car accident. He was driving a Porsche with a friend when he crashed into a light pole and two trees. Both passengers died instantly.

5.         Jean Harlow, 1911-1937

Jean Harlow was an American actress who died at the age of 26 due to serious health problems. In the middle of shooting the romantic comedy, Saratoga, her screen partner Clark Gable found her to be pale. Then, a few minutes later, she died of kidney failure.

6.         Brandon Lee

Bruce Lee's son, Brandon, was only 28 years old when he died on the set of the film The Crow. In one scene of the film, a loaded gun with blanks was to be used. But the gun was actually loaded with real ammunition. Brandon Lee was shot in the abdomen. The wound caused severe bleeding, from which the actor died in hospital.