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Actors who passed away during filming

Brandon Lee lost his life on the set of The Crow. The son of Bruce Lee was shot dead by a prop gun in 1993. A live bullet had been accidentally loaded into the gun.

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Twenty years before his son Brandon was shot on set, Bruce Lee was killed while filming a movie. The unfortunately named "Game of Death" was the movie that Lee was working on when he passed away. The film remains unfinished.

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James Dean became the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. His death in September 1955 on a Californian Highway remains controversial. It left the makers of Giant without a star. Thankfully principle filming had been completed but overdubbed were necessary so Nick Adams stepped in.

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James Dean became the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. His death in September 1955 on a Californian Highway remains controversial. It left the makers of Giant without a star. Thankfully principle filming had been completed but overdubbed were necessary so Nick Adams stepped in.

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Fast and Furious star Paul Walker was another actor who died behind the wheel of a car. Work on Furious 7 was affected by the actor's death but the star's brothers stepped in to help shoot some final images to complete the movie.

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Oliver Reed died while filming Gladiator. Ridley Scott used CGI to complete the actor's scenes.

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Heather O'Rourke's death occurred just after filming had wrapped for Poltergeist III. Out of respect, the producers made sure that her departure wasn't used to help market the scary movie.

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Heather O'Rourke's death occurred just after filming had wrapped for Poltergeist III. Out of respect, the producers made sure that her departure wasn't used to help market the scary movie.

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Chris Farley was supposed to be the voice of Shrek. More than 90% of the character's dialogue had been recorded when the actor passed away.

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Heath Ledger's final performance was his best. He died while shooting scenes for The Dark Knight.

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman death meant that scenes for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 had to be rewritten.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman Death

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman death meant that scenes for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 had to be rewritten.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman Death

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