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The unfortunate and untimely death of a celebrity can be a shock to the world, but when a celebrity passes away while working, it also affects their film or television project and everyone on set. Check out this list of actors who died before they could finish their last work.
On a Sunday, July 13, fans of the hit television show “Glee” woke up to the shocking news that one of its stars unexpectedly died. Thirty-one-year-old Cory Manteith was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver from a heroin overdose. The Canadian actor had been open about his battle with drugs, having had his first rehab stint when he was just 19 and returning for treatment this past April. Monteith’s death has postponed the taping of “Glee’s” upcoming season. He was dating his co-star Lea Michelle at the time of his death.
Though critics would almost unanimously agree that Harlem Nights was a hot mess of a film, black folk absolutely love it. I personally, just saw it for the first time last night and I don’t understand what they missed. Sure it might not have been chock-full of Oscar worthy performances but it was a great story, hilarious dialogue between the characters and I’m sure you all have noticed that it was shot beautifully. It’s easily a cult classic. You know the movie, so let’s dig into the behind the scenes details.
Every actor wants that breakout role that will propel them into the mainstream stratosphere. However, finding that one perfect character can be a blessing and a curse for some actors as they can become typecast and find it difficult for lightning to strike twice. Not only are many asked to play similar characters for the rest of their careers, but even decades after taking on these roles, people still ask them to say memorable catchphrases or do famous dances. These are a few of the many stars who created iconic characters but never quite found the same success again because of said character.