In so many years, there have been a number of mysterious and unexpected deaths of some legendary or could be legendary actors and actresses.
Common people and paparazzi, seemingly, have unrestricted access to celebrities' personal life and space. People come with a perception that anyone who is famous is very wealthy and has a perfect life. We live under the impression that celebrities have nothing to worry about and forget that their lives have issues like just like we all do.
And one day, we get up in the morning with the heartbreaking news that our favorite celebrity is no longer with us. That one news shatters us. In so many years, there have been a number of mysterious and unexpected deaths of some of legendary celebrities.
There are deaths that have shaken the world to its core, and no matter how long it has been, those deaths will always make our hearts cry. Heath Ledger, one of the most talented and loved actor died because of drugs intoxication. However, many believed that Ledger was disturbed about the role he played of Joker in the movie 'The Dark Knight'.
In a documentary 'Too Young to Die', Ledger's mother Kim shared that his preparation for the character Joker may have been the reason behind his early demise. In the documentary, Kim also shared Ledger's diary in which he used to write about his movies and characters he was playing. However, at the end of the same diary, Ledger wrote "BYE BYE" in bold letters. It is believed that his technique of getting into the character was very intense, that lead him to lock himself in the hotel room and gone way too far into his character's psyche.
Bruce Lee was able to gain fame all over the world at the age of 31, for his work in TV and films. He died at an early age of 32, and his death was considered as "death by misadventure". However, his death was not as simple as that. On July 20th, 1973, Lee was given an Equagesic, a prescription painkiller by his rumored lover, actress Betty Ting Pei, after he complained of a headache. After taking the painkiller, Lee went to sleep and never woke up.
However, his death carried a lot of assumptions, controversies, and suspicions. There are theories which tell that he was poisoned by his girlfriend, then there are theories that Lee was murdered by members of the Chinese martial arts community who were furious because they believed that he was revealing their secrets to the entire world via films and movies.
George Reeves was famous for three reasons: playing the role of a Super Man, getting involved with Eddie Mannix's wife, Toni Mannix, and his controversial mysterious death. One of the most popular rumors about Reeves death is that Eddie had him killed.
He was found dead in the house that was bought by Toni for him, even though he had moved on with another woman. He was found dead in the house, while there were guests downstairs. It was found that Reeves had a gunshot wound on his head, with two bullets on the floor. The gun was mysteriously registered under Eddie Mannix's name. No one has ever been able to solve the mystery and yet it is one the tragic deaths Hollywood has experienced.
Bruce Lee's son Brandon Lee was only 28 when he died, way too mysteriously. He was preparing for his first movie which could have been his big break. In the movie, he was doing a scene in which a single blank shot was supposed to be fired from a prop gun. However, unfortunately, the gun fired an actual bullet that killed him instantly.
After his death, there were some supernatural speculations that made his death even more mysterious. In Bruce Lee's last film, there was a scene in which his character accidentally gets killed by a real gun that was mistaken for a prop gun. Not just that, but in the movie, Bruce Lee fights the demon which later goes after his son. Shockingly, the movie was filmed before Brandon's death, making the entire case a little creepier.
The beauty queen was found dead in her house in 1962. The cause of the death was a fatal overdose of drugs. There have been a lot of theories and speculations about her death.
Some say that she was murdered by her rumored lover, Bobby Kennedy who hired the mafia to kill her. Another theory behind her death was her psychiatrist, Dr. Greenson, who is believed to have injected the lethal drugs into her body. However, the exact truth remains to unfold, and these theories cover the tragic death of this beauty queen.
Another unsolved death was of Natalie Wood whose reason of death was told as drowning. The night before she died, Wood was with her husband Robert Wagner, and Christopher Walden on a yacht together in Catalina, where they were drinking champagne.
But, the next day Wood was found facedown in the water, one mile South from her yacht. However, her husband said that Wood went to her cabin to sleep. When they came to check on her, the dinghy was missing. It is speculated that Wood while untying the dinghy might have fallen in the water with a heavy down-filled jacket that leads in drowning. However, people speculate that this story is not as clear as it appears, and has something fishy about it.
Grace Kelly was one of the most beautiful, elegant and talented actresses who took Hollywood in the to storm. Her impeccable acting skills and beautiful mind got her an Oscar. After becoming one of the most famous models in Hollywood, she won the heart of Prince Rainier of Monaco and lived a Cinderella life.
However, it is believed that the "happily ever after" did not happen with her and in 1982, she and her daughter Princess Stephanie were driving along when she experienced a stroke that leads the car off the edge resulting in her death. However, theories were made that her death involved political scandals and other scams, which is unsolved even today.
Another involvement of the curse, but this time the horrifying tragedy happened in 80's horror movie Poltergeist. The story of the curve started off when it was revealed that the skeletons used in the movie were not fake but were real. The reason behind using the real skeleton was the expense involved in buying rubber skeletons. Dominique Dunne was 22-year-old when she was murdered by her abusive ex-boyfriend.
Her death was believed to happen because of the curse. However, the curve did not just kill Dominique Dunne, but another character from the movie died an unexpected death, who was only 12-years-old. Heather O'Rourke, a 12-year-old girl died because of cardiac arrest which shook the entire film industry.
As tragic as his death could be, David Carradine, the actor in the movie The Kill Bill, was found dead in a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. He was found naked and hanging by a rope in the closet. At first it was ruled out as a suicide case, but eventually, his ex-wives revealed that he enjoyed "self-bondage." It was an accidental auto-erotic asphyxiation, which was confirmed by his two wives.
The case didn't rest there, where his widow Annie took the case of her late husband in her hand, she found that he was murdered. Other theories were that he was murdered by the same killers who murdered famous celebrities like Heath Ledger.