Which veteran actor was killed while filming the Twilight Zone movie?
– Vic Morrow
– Vincent Price
– John Candy
– Brandon Lee
Answer: On July 23, 1982, Vic Morrow and two child actors were killed in an accident involving a helicopter during filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie. Vic Morrow and the children were shooting a scene in which they were supposed to be running from a pursuing helicopter.
Special-effects explosions caused the pilot to lose control and crash into the three victims. Spielberg and John Landis were producers for the movie. Landis, along with others, were tried for involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of the actors. None were found guilty.
Victor “Vic” Morrow was an American actor and director whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of other television and film dramas, and numerous guest roles on television. Born: 14 February 1929, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. Died: 23 July 1982, Ventura County, California, United States. Height: 1.75 m. Cause of death: Accidental decapitation
Children: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Carrie Ann Morrow