Gone Too Soon: Actors Who Died While Filming A Movie Or TV Show

July 26, 2013  |  
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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.

Cory Monteith

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.

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