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A Last Role Before Untimely Death (2006-2008)

James McDonald
The list author says: "This list is a continuation from "A Last Role Before Untimely Death (1910-1937), (1937-1949), (1950-1959), (1959-1966), (1966-1970), (1970-1976), (1976-1979), (1979-1982), (1982-1986), (1986-1990), (1990-1994), (1994-1996), (1997-2001), (2001-2004), (2004-2006).
This list continues on A Last Role Before Untimely Death (2008-2011), (2011-2013), (2013-2014) and (2014-2015).
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."
Entourage: Season 3, Part 1
Entourage: Season 3, Part 1
"Bruno Kirby (Bruno Giovanni Quidaciolu Jr) died August 14, 2006. Complications from leukemia. Age 57. Room 222 tv series (1969-74), The Godfather Part II (1974), Good Morning Vietnam (1987), When harry Met Sally (1989)."
Steve Irwin The Crocodile Hunter - Ocean's Deadliest
Steve Irwin The Crocodile Hunter - Ocean's Deadliest
"Steve Irwin died September 4, 2006 when the barb of a stingray entered his chest into his heart. Age 44. Animal adventurer, Animal Planet host, activist, zoo owner. Dynamic personality. "Crickey". Horrid footage was given to his wife. She says the footage has been destroyed and his death will never be seen publicly."
The Anna Nicole Show - The First Season
The Anna Nicole Show - The First Season
"Daniel Smith was found dead Sept. 10, 2006 in his mother's (Anna Nicole Smith) hospital room. Age 20. She had given birth to his half-sister 3 days before. Accidental overdose of Zoloft, Lexapro and methadone. Anna was found dead 5 months later, Feb. 8, 2006."
Party Animalz
Party Animalz
"Pablo Santos died September 15, 2006 in a small plane crash in Toluca, Mexico. Age 19. "Greeting From Tucson" tv series (2002-03). Shackled (2005), Sea of Dreams (2006). Short film: Gettin' Some Jail Time (2006)."
Sea of Fear
Sea of Fear
"Edward Albert died September 22, 2006. Lung cancer. Age 55. Butterflies Are Free (1972), Killer Bees (1974), When Time Ran Out...(1980), Yellow Rose (1983-84), Falcon Crest tv series in 1986-87. Terminal Entry (1988). His father, Eddie Albert (Green Acres) died May 26, 2005 at the age of 99"
Waitress (Widescreen Edition)
Waitress (Widescreen Edition)
"Adrienne Shelly died November 1, 2006. Age 40. Murdered by construction worker, Diego Pillco, 19, an illegal Ecuadoran immigrant in West Village. He got 25 years in prison."
60 Minutes - Ed Bradley (November 12, 2006)
60 Minutes - Ed Bradley (November 12, 2006)
"Ed Bradley died November 9, 2006. Leukemia.  Age 65. A CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent reporter since 1981."
The Jeffersons: The Complete Series
The Jeffersons: The Complete Series
"Mike Evans died December 14, 2006. Throat cancer. Age 57. The first "Lionel Jefferson" in All In The Family (1971-79) and its spin-off The Jeffersons tv series' (1975-85). Creator and writer of "Good Times" (1974-79). Last appearance: Walker Texas Ranger: Season 9, ep 10."
NCIS: Season 4
NCIS: Season 4
"Michael Gilden died December 5, 2006. Suicide by hanging. 4 ft 6. Age 44. Under the Rainbow (1981), Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) as an "Ewok", Pulp Fiction (1994). Last appearance: NCIS: Season 4, ep. 8 & 10 in 2006."
Zoom - The Zoomers Video Special: The Making of Zoom [VHS]
Zoom - The Zoomers Video Special: The Making of Zoom [VHS]
"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"."
Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera
Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera
"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."
ECW: 3 Way Dance DVD-R
ECW: 3 Way Dance DVD-R
"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."
The Anna Nicole Smith Collection
The Anna Nicole Smith Collection
"Anna Nicole Smith died Feb. 8, 2007 in Seminhole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, Florida. Accidential overdose. Found 9 prescription drugs in her system including growth hormone & sedative. Her son, Daniel Smith, after collapsing was found dead in her hospital room, Sept 19, 2006. DNA proved Larry Birkhead is the father of her newborn girl"
Final Destination [Blu-ray]
Final Destination [Blu-ray]
"Randy Stone died February 12, 2007. Heart failure. Age: 48. Casting director, producer, writer, actor. Final Destination (2000) as a "flight attendant"."
CSI: Miami: Season 2
CSI: Miami: Season 2
"Daniel McDonald died February 15, 2007. Brain cancer. Age 46. Lived in New York. Where the Boys Are '84 (1984), Million Dollar Mystery (1987), The Ice Storm (1997), Law & Order: SVU: Season 2, ep. 12 (2001), CSI:Miami Season 2, ep. 20 (2004)"
Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me
Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me
"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."
WWE: Hard Knocks - The Chris Benoit Story
WWE: Hard Knocks - The Chris Benoit Story
"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)."
The Tomorrow Show: John, Paul, Tom & Ringo
The Tomorrow Show: John, Paul, Tom & Ringo
"Tom Snyder passed away July 30, 2007 from complications associated with leukemia. Popular talk show host. Once worked as a news anchor at KTLA 5 and KNBC 4 Los Angeles. Best known for The Tomorrow Show (1975-81), CNBC Tom Snyder (1993-94), CBS Late Late Show with Tom Snyder (1995-98)."
Friday the 13th Uncut (Deluxe Edition)
Friday the 13th Uncut (Deluxe Edition)
"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)."
Deathtrap [Blu-ray]
Deathtrap [Blu-ray]
"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."
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 3
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 3
"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)."
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
"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."
The Big One
The Big One
"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 exploded. Falsely accused of planting bomb. His life was never the same. Never arrested. Eric Randolph planted the bomb"
The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro
The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro
"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."
Archie Bunker's Place - The Complete First Season
Archie Bunker's Place - The Complete First Season
"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)"
The Informers [HD]
The Informers [HD]
"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)"
Scarface [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy] (Universal's 100th Anniversary)
Scarface [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy] (Universal's 100th Anniversary)
"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)"
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus [Blu-ray]
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus [Blu-ray]
"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."
It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete Series
It's Garry Shandling's Show: The Complete Series
"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)"
Law & Order: Criminal Intent - The Sixth Year,  Season 06-07
Law & Order: Criminal Intent - The Sixth Year, Season 06-07
"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)"
Rhoda: Season 1
Rhoda: Season 1
"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)."
Monk: Season 6
Monk: Season 6
"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)"
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Single-Disc Full Screen Edition)
"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)."
Tim Russert, We Heartily Knew Ye: Wonderful Stories from Friends Celebrating a Great Life
Tim Russert, We Heartily Knew Ye: Wonderful Stories from Friends Celebrating a Great Life
"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."
Old Dogs [Blu-ray]
Old Dogs [Blu-ray]
"Bernie Mac (Bernard McCullough) died August 9, 2008. Pneumonia. Age: 50. Comedian and actor. Suffered from Sarcoidosis."
Voice for Hire: Launch and Maintain a Lucrative Career in Voice-Overs
Voice for Hire: Launch and Maintain a Lucrative Career in Voice-Overs
"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)"
Once I Was A Champion [HD]
Once I Was A Champion [HD]
"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"
W. [Blu-ray]
W. [Blu-ray]
"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."
The Andromeda Strain
The Andromeda Strain
"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)."
Hairspray: Deluxe Edition
Hairspray: Deluxe Edition
"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."