Top 10 Entertainers Who Died During a PerformanceMusicians, actors/ actresses, magicians and other types of entertainers who died during a performance, live or while filming, onstage or backstage.
The Top Ten
Ex-Pantera guitarist was murdered on stage by a gunman while performing with Damageplan, his new band, on December 8, 2004. - Metal_Treasure
I have to go Dimebag that was vary few people in History who could shred like he did R.I.P to an all time great - donovanthorn
His legacy Will live on he died doing what he loved to do and that is play guitar
Rest in Peace Brother...You Will Never Be Forgotten - christangrant
That's messed up. I hope the crew got arrested for using a loaded weapon instead of blanks for a damn MOVIE. A lot of movie crews do use loaded guns for their film shots but I think that should be banned because it's just way too dangerous. - Mcgillacuddy
Bruce Lee son died while filming the movie The Crow in 1993. It was a tragic accident caused by a prop gun. - Metal_Treasure
A sad death ): - micahisthebest
Molière was a French actor and playwright, who suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis. He died in 1673 after being seized by a violent coughing fit while playing the title role in his play The Hypochondriac (Le Malade imaginaire). - Metal_Treasure
Not only cinematographer Conrad Wells but also director Kenneth Hawks, six other crew members and two pilots were killed in a two-plane collision while filming aerial scenes for the film Such Men Are Dangerous. This tragedy happened in 1930. - Metal_Treasure
On May 21, 2016, former Megadeth drummer collapsed and died of heart failure during a performance with his band OHM at The Baked Potato in Los Angeles. - Metal_Treasure
Original Boston drummer Sib Hashian died after collapsing during a performance on the Legends of Rock cruise (on March 18, 2017). - Metal_Treasure
This UK actor died of a heart attack while portraying a character who was dying of a heart attack in a live science fiction play Underground (1958).
What a strange coincidence. - Metal_Treasure
He was a longtime radio deejay who died in 1994 during a broadcast on Long Island radio station WHLI. - Metal_Treasure
American guitarist Mike Scaccia (Rigor Mortis, Ministry) collapsed on stage during a special Rigor Mortis performance in Texas in 2012. He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead (cause of death - heart attack). - Metal_Treasure
He was a country music star in the 1940s who died from a heart attack in 1969 while backstage during the intermission of a benefit concert in California.
The best part: Cooley was serving a life term in prison for beating his wife to death in front of their daughter, and played the show on a weekend furlough. He was scheduled to be paroled three months later. - Metal_Treasure
Director of the film Such Men Are Dangerous, who died in the tragic accident already described in the item Conrad Wells. - Metal_Treasure
Had a heart attack while on stage. - PositronWildhawk