A Last Role Before Untimely Death (2006-2009)

A Listmania! list by James McDonald (Lancaster, California)
The list author says: "This list is a continuation from "A Last Role Before Untimely Death (1910-1937), (1937-1952), (1952-1960), (1961-1967), (1967-1971), (1971-1977), (1977-1980), (1980-1984), (1984-1987), (1987-1991), (1991-1994), (1994-1997), (1997-2001), (2002-2005), (2005-2006).
This list continues on A Last Role Before Untimely Death (2009-2011), (2011-2013) and (2013-2014).
Lists do change as additions are made.
The icon used or movie listed may not be their very last role as some movies, tv shows, books and music albums or not available, therefore a prior credit has been chosen."
Zoom - The Zoomers Video Special: The Making of Zoom [VHS]
1.  Zoom - The Zoomers Video Special: The Making of Zoom [VHS] VHS Kenny Yates
The list author says:
  "Jared Nathan died December 28, 2006 in a car accident. Age 21. Was a regular in the 1999 revived version of the PBS educational children's program, "Zoom"."
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Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera
2.  Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera by Staff of The Bold and the Beautiful
The list author says:
  "Darlene Conley died January 14, 2007. Stomach cancer. Age: 72. Was "Sally Spetra" on CBS Bold and the Beautiful serial until her death. Appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963) as a waitress. Valley of the Dolls (1967), Lady Sings the Blues (1972). Played "Trixie on General Hospital in 1984."
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ECW: 3 Way Dance DVD-R
3.  ECW: 3 Way Dance DVD-R DVD ~ Bam Bam Bigelow
The list author says:
  "Bam Bam Bigelow (Scott Charles Bigelow) died January 19, 2007. Multiple drugs, cocaine, anti-anxiety drug. Also had heart problems-arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Age: 45. Wrestler."
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The Anna Nicole Show - The First Season
4.  The Anna Nicole Show - The First Season DVD ~ Anna Nicole Smith
The list author says:
  "Anna Nicole Smith died Feb. 8, 2007 in Seminhole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida. Accidental overdose. Found 9 prescription drugs in her system including growth hormone 7 sedative. Her son, Daniel Smith,20, after collapsing was found dead in her hospital room, Sept. 19, 2006. DNA proved Larry Birkhead is the father of her newborn"
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Final Destination [Blu-ray]
5.  Final Destination [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Devon Sawa
The list author says:
  "Randy Stone died February 12, 2007. Heart failure. Age: 48. Casting director, producer, writer, actor. Final Destination (2000) as a "flight attendant"."
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Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me
6.  Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me DVD ~ Richard Jeni
The list author says:
  "Richard Jeni died March 10, 2007. Suicide by gunshot. Age: 49. Comedian. Diagnosed with severe clinical depression with fits of psychotic paranoia. Was taking anti-depressants and sleeping pills."
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The Tomorrow Show: John, Paul, Tom & Ringo
7.  The Tomorrow Show: John, Paul, Tom & Ringo DVD ~ Tom Snyder
The list author says:
  "Tom Snyder, popular talk show host, passed away July 30, 2007 from complications associated with leukemia. Once worked as a news anchor at KTLA 5 and KNBC 4. Best known for The Tomorrow Show (1975-81), CNBC Tom Snyder (1993-94), CBS Late Late Show with Tom Snyder (1995-98)."
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Friday the 13th Uncut (Deluxe Edition)
8.  Friday the 13th Uncut (Deluxe Edition) DVD ~ Betsy Palmer
The list author says:
  "Laurie Bartram died May 25, 2007. Pancreatic cancer. Age: 49. Played "Karen" in the serial "Another World" in 1978-79. Played "Brenda" in the original and first, Friday the 13th (1980)."
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WWE: Hard Knocks - The Chris Benoit Story
9.  WWE: Hard Knocks - The Chris Benoit Story DVD ~ Chris Benoit
The list author says:
  "Chris Benoit, WWE Wrestler, shot his wife and then a day later shot his young son. later strangled himself with a cord wrapped to his weight machine. Found June 25, 2007. Age: 40. Doctor prescribed him 10 times more than normal amount of steriods (testosterone)."
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Deathtrap [Blu-ray]
10.  Deathtrap [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "Joel Siegal passed away June 29, 2007. Suffered from colon cancer for several years. Age: 63. Well known film critic and offered predictions on Academy Award nominations."
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Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 3
11.  Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 3 
The list author says:
  "Rod Lauren (Roger Lawrence Strunk) died July 11, 2007. Possible suicide. Fell from second floor balcony at the Tracy Inn in California. In 2001, he was considered a suspect in the killing of his wife in Manila, however other suspects were charged. Known for terrified (1963), The Crawling Hand (1963). Last films: Once Before I Die (1966), Childish Things (1969)."
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The Eyes of Tammy Faye
12.  The Eyes of Tammy Faye DVD ~ RuPaul
The list author says:
  "Tammy Faye Messner (sans Bakker), PTL evangelist and wholesome tv personality died from operable cancer, July 20, 2007. Had recovered from colon cancer, however was told in 2007, cancer spread to her lungs. She taped and spoke in her last tv interview for CNN Larry King Live from her home, July 18. She was only 65 pounds. She died just hours after the interview was broadcast on July 19."
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The Big One
13.  The Big One DVD ~ Michael Moore
The list author says:
  "Richard Jewell, private security guard, died from natural causes, August 29, 2007. Age: 44. Diabetes & kidney problems. The hero saw suspicious knapsack at centennial Olympic Park during Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta, Georgia, July 27, 1996. Moved people away before it exloded. Falsely accused of planting bomb. His life never the same. Never arrested. Eric Randolph planted bomb"
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The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro
14.  The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro DVD ~ Diamond Dallas Page
The list author says:
  "Brian "Crush" Adams, former WWF and WCW Wrestler, died August 13, 2007. Found by his wife unconscious in bed not breathing. Age: 44. Accidental overdose of painkillers and anti-depressants."
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Archie Bunker's Place - The Complete First Season
15.  Archie Bunker's Place - The Complete First Season DVD ~ Carroll O'Connor
The list author says:
  "Christopher Bowman died January 10, 2008. Accidental drug overdose. Found in hotel room in North Hills, CA. His weight was 261 lb. Age: 40. Former professional & Olympic figure skater. Was on cocaine then. Child actor in 2 episodes of "Little House on the Prairie" in 1978-79 and "Archie Bunker's Place" in 1980. Last film: Down and Distance (2010)"
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The Informers [HD]
16.  The Informers [HD] DVD Billy Bob Thornton
The list author says:
  "Brad Renfro was found dead in his home January 14, 2008. Age 25. Accidental overdose, acute heroin/morphine intoxication. Tom and Huck (1995), Art Pupil (1998), Ghost World (2001), Confessions of An American Girl (2002), The Informers (2008)"
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Scarface [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy] (Universal's 100th Anniversary)
17.  Scarface [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy] (Universal's 100th Anniversary) DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Manuel Padilla Jr. died January 29, 2008 after a public appearance in Pamona, California. Age: 51. Cause of death is a private matter. Child actor. Gunsmoke, The Flying Nun, Tarzan tv series', Dime With a Halo (1963), Young and the Brave (1963), A man Called Horse (1970), American Graffiti (1973), More American Graffiti (1978)"
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus [Blu-ray]
18.  The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Heath Ledger
The list author says:
  "Heath Ledger died January 22, 2008. Accidental overdose of prescription pills. Age 28. On-going problems with sleeping while filming I'm Not There (2007), The Dark Knight (2008), Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Method actor. The Order (2003), Casanova (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005). Talented, versatile actor."
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It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete Series
19.  It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete Series DVD ~ Garry Shandling
The list author says:
  "Shell Kepler died suddenly February 1, 2008. Renal Failure. Age 49. Homework (1982). Appeared in General Hospital 1979-2002 and spin-off Port Charles (1997-2003) as Nurse Amy Vining. It's Garry Shandling's Show: Season 3, episode 11 (1989)"
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Law & Order Criminal Intent: Season 6
20.  Law & Order Criminal Intent: Season 6 DVD ~ Vincent D'Onofrio
The list author says:
  "Roy Scheider died February 10, 2008. Multiple Myeloma. Age 75. Was filming, Iron Cross. CGi-effects and stand-in used to finish scenes. JAWS (1975), JAWS 2 (1978), All That Jazz (1979), Blue Thunder (1983), 2010 (1984), Seaquest DSV (1993-95), Law & order Criminal Intent Season 6, ep. 21 (2007), Dark Honeymoon (2008)"
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Rhoda: Season 1
21.  Rhoda: Season 1 DVD ~ Valerie Harper
The list author says:
  "David Groh died February 11, 2008. Kidney Failure. Age: 68. Best remembered as "Joe Gerard" on the "Rhoda" tv series. Valerie Harper and David Groh remained life-long friends. TV debut: "Dark Shadows" in 1968. Last film: Jelly (2010)."
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Monk: Season 6
22.  Monk: Season 6 DVD ~ Tony Shalhoub
The list author says:
  "Stanley Kamel died April 8, 2008. Heart attack. Age: 65. Character actor who had done alot of episodic television work. Days Of Our Lives as "Eric Peters" in 1972-76.  Making Love (1982), Star 80 (1983). In "Monk" as "Dr. Charles Krogers". Last film: The Urn (2008)"
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition)
23.  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Daniel Radcliffe
The list author says:
  "Rob Knox died May 24, 2008. Age: 18. Stabbed to death in a brawl outside a South London bar. Played "Marcus Belby" in the movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)."
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Tim Russert, We Heartily Knew Ye: Wonderful Stories from Friends Celebrating a Great Life
24.  Tim Russert, We Heartily Knew Ye: Wonderful Stories from Friends Celebrating a Great Life by Rich Wolfe
The list author says:
  "Tim Russert died June 13, 2008. Heart attack. Last words: "What's Happening?". He then collapsed in the NBC Washington newsroom at WRC-TV. Age: 58. Tom Brokaw, emotional over the loss of his colleague and friend, went on the air LIVE to break the news after the family was notified."
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Old Dogs [Blu-ray]
25.  Old Dogs [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Old Dogs
The list author says:
  "Bernie Mac (Bernard McCullough) died August 9, 2008. Pneumonia. Age: 50. Comedian and actor. Suffered from Sarcoidosis."
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Voice for Hire: Launch and Maintain a Lucrative Career in Voice-Overs
26.  Voice for Hire: Launch and Maintain a Lucrative Career in Voice-Overs by Randy Thomas
The list author says:
  "Don LaFontaine died September 1, 2008. Side effects from treatments of blood clot in his lungs. Died from collapsed lung. Age 68. "In a world where...". His voice was heard in thousands of movie previews in 1964-2007. Appeared in a Geico tv commercial in 2006. Time Walker (1982) as a reporter. Captain Alpha Male (2009-tvm)"
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Once I Was A Champion [HD]
27.  Once I Was A Champion [HD] DVD Evan Tanner
The list author says:
  "Evan Tanner (d. Sept. 4 or 5) was found Sept. 8, 2008 in the desert, north of Brawley, California camping near Clapp Springs for solitude and spiritual energy. Motor bike may have broken down and he was attempting to get back to safety. Succumbed to the elements. Age: 37. Wrestler, mixed martial arts fighter"
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W. [Blu-ray]
28.  W. [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Josh Brolin
The list author says:
  "Anne Pressly on October 20, 2008, was found alive in her home, burglarized, raped and severly beaten. Her face was crushed beyond recognition. She died October 25, 2008. Age: 26. Anchorwoman for KATV 7 in Littlerock, Arkansas. Played "Candice Black" in the movie, W. (2008) released October 17, 3 days before the incident."
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The Andromeda Strain
29.  The Andromeda Strain DVD ~ Arthur Hill
The list author says:
  "Michael Crichton died November 4, 2008. Lung cancer. Age: 66. Writer, producer, director. Westworld (1973), Coma (1978), Jurassic Park (1993), ER (1994-2009), Twister (1996). Appeared as bearded surgeon in The Andromedia Strain (1971)."
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Hairspray: Deluxe Edition
30.  Hairspray: Deluxe Edition DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Keith Pruitt died November 12, 2008. Chocked to death. Had Esophageal problems from a prior fire a year ago. Age: 47. Has was openly gay. Appeared in "As The World Turns" and "Loving" serials."
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The Last Picture Show: The Definitive Director's Cut (Special Edition)
31.  The Last Picture Show: The Definitive Director's Cut (Special Edition) DVD ~ Timothy Bottoms
The list author says:
  "Sam Bottoms died December 16, 2008. Brain tumor. Age: 53. Remembered as "Billy" in the movie, The Last Picture Show (1971) as "Billy". (Sequel: Texasville (1990)). Brother to Ben, Joseph and Timothy Bottoms. Last film: Finishing the Game: The Search For a New Bruce Lee (2007)"
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Doubt [Blu-ray]
32.  Doubt [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Meryl Streep
The list author says:
  "John Costelloe died December 18, 2008. Suicide by gunshot. Remembered as "Jim 'Johnny Cakes' Witowski" in HBO's The Sopranos Season 6."
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Angel: The Complete Series
33.  Angel: The Complete Series DVD ~ David Boreanaz
The list author says:
  "Andy Hallet died March 9, 2009. Congestive heart disease. Age: 33. Played "Lorre" in the "Angel" tv series (2000-04)."
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The West Wing: The Complete Series Collection
34.  The West Wing: The Complete Series Collection DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Ron Silver died March 15, 2009. Esophageal cancer. Age: 62. Remembered in "Rhoda" tv series in 1975-78, Tunnelvision (1976), The Entity (1981), Best Friends (1982), Billionaires Boys Club  (1987-tvm), "West Wing" in 2001-06."
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Wild Child [Blu-ray]
35.  Wild Child [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Emma Roberts
The list author says:
  "Natasha Richardson died March 18, 2009. Taken off life support machines after skiing accident left her brain dead. Patty Heart (1988), Nell (1994), The Parent Trap (1998), Maid in Manhattan (2002). Daughter of Vanessa Redgrave"
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In Deep (Blu-Ray Version)
36.  In Deep (Blu-Ray Version) DVD ~ Matchstick Productions
The list author says:
  "Shane McConley died March 26, 2009 after jumping off a cliff in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy doing a double-back flip. Struggled to release his skis to free-all in wingsuit. Parachute was not deployed. He was filming a skiing movie. Age: 39."
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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
37.  When Zachary Beaver Came to Town DVD ~ Jonathan Lipnicki
The list author says:
  "Lou Perryman died April 1, 2009. Murdered with an axe in his Austin, Texas home. Was in the movie, Poltergeist (1982) as a construction worker "Pugsley". Also in, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)."
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The Owl and the Pussycat
38.  The Owl and the Pussycat DVD ~ Barbra Streisand
The list author says:
  "Marilyn Chambers died April 12, 2009. Cerebral Hemorrhage and an aneurysm related to heart disease. Age: 56. Was an Ivory Soap Box model. Appeared in The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) then did pornographic films, Behind the Green Door (1972), Insatible (1980). Last film: Solitaire (2008)."
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Brand New Dream
39.  Brand New Dream by Danny Gans
The list author says:
  "Danny Gans died May 1, 2009. Was struggling to breath before paramedics got there. Adverse drug reaction. Drug toxicity caused by hydromorphone (Diladid)-pain reliever and pre-existing heart condition. Very popular Las Vegas entertainer, vocal impressionist, singer, comedian. Age 52. Bull Durham (1988), Sinatra (1992-tvm)"
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Spider:Man 3
40.  Spider:Man 3 DVD ~ Tobey Maguire
The list author says:
  "Lucy Gordon died May 20, 2009. Suicide by hanging. Upset over suicide of close friend. Spider-Man 3 as "Jennifer Dugan". Cineman (2009), Serge gainsbourg, vie heroique (2010)."
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