Birth Name: Victor Morrow
Born: 14 February 1929 Died: 23 July 1982
Country of origin: United States
Height: 5' 9"
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About: Victor "Vic" Morrow (February 14, 1929 – July 23, 1982) was an American actor whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of other television and cinema dramas, and numerous guest roles on television. He and two children died when a stunt helicopter crashed on them during the filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie.
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Entertainers Who Died While Performing (14 person items)
In a now infamous accident, Vic met his demise on July 23, 1982 on the set of the Twilight Zone movie. He and two young children were killed in a tragic helicopter accident.
The technician fudged up the pyrotechnics, which caused the low flying helicopter to spin completely out of control and crash. In a gory twist of fate, Vic was instantly decapitated and mutilated by the helicopter's twirling blades.
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Died 23 July 1982 (aged 53).
- Cause of death - helicopter accident."
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Actors/Actresses that died from unusual deaths (10 person items)
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1982: Vic Morrow, actor, was decapitated by a helicopter blade during filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie. Two child actors, Myca Dinh Le (who was decapitated) and Renee Shin-Yi Chen (who was crushed), also died"