Actors who didn't live to see their final films

Brooklyn Simmons

Chadwick Boseman

The movie ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ (2020) was released a few months later, and he received many posthumous awards and nominations

Robin Williams

Williams had a rare condition called diffuse Lewy body dementia, which contributed to him killing himself in 2014, prior to the film's release.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

He passed away after an overdose in 2014. The movie ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2’ (2014) was released more than a year after his death

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was one of the greatest R&B singers of all time She had finished production of the movie ‘Sparkle’ (2012) shortly before she died of an overdose

Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy tragically passed away under mysterious circumstances in her home in 2009. It was later discovered that she had pneumonia and a mixture of prescription drugs in her system

Heath Ledger

His performance as the Joker in ‘The Dark Knight‘ (2008) earned him a posthumous Oscar. Ledger sadly died of an overdose of prescription drugs at the age of 30

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur was one of the most famous rappers of all time, but he also appeared in several movies. Both 'Gang Related’ (1997) and ‘Resurrection’ (2003) were released after he was shot and killed in 1996.

Alan Rickman

He died as a result of pancreatic cancer after completing production on ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ (2016) and ‘Eye in the Sky’ (2016).

Paul Walker

Paul Walker was best known for his leading role in the 'Fast & Furious' film series. He died quite suddenly during the filming of ‘Furious 7’ (2015). He was in the passenger seat of a car that ended up in a fatal accident.

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