Prepared for Michael L. | Delivered November 14, 2020
Celebrity Death Experiences
To identify celebrities who have experienced death. This could include near death experiences, death of a loved one following tragedy or illness, or their own personal illness. This is background research for a podcast.
Near Death Experiences
was due to be on American Airlines flight 11 on September 11, 2001. He
changed his plans
at the last minute electing to fly to Toronto instead of LA. Walberg has discussed the impact this had on him often in interviews. Walberg is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Their phone number is
Seth MacFarlane was also meant to be on American Airlines flight 11 on September 11, 2001. He said in an interview, "I was booked on that flight and I was drinking the night before and hung over and I
missed the plane
by about 10 minutes. It was a very close call for me.
can be reached at Celebrity Talent. Their number
is (760) 729-2000.
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York was due at a
meeting in the north tower of the World Trade Center but was running late that morning. She said of her experience, "I take
every minute as a blessing
, I really do, and I really work hard at it." The Duchess
of York is represented by the Spotlight Agency. Their phone number is
Tragic Death of Loved One
Prine Harry, Duke of York tragically
lost his Mother
, age 11 when the car she was traveling in hit a Paris
underground tunnel and she was killed instantly. He has often talked of the impact her death had on him. Prince Harry is represented by the
Harry Walker Agency
Liam Neeson's wife, Natasha Richardson was tragically killed in a ski accident. He said, "I was told she was
… She was on life support and stuff," the actor said. "And I went in… and told her I loved her. I said, ‘Sweetie, you’re
not coming back from this
. You’ve banged your head. It’s
I don’t know if you can hear me, but that’s
this is what’s gone down."
is represented by
Celebrity Talent International
s lost his best friend River Phoenix to a drug overdose, his child was stillborn, and he lost his girlfriend in a car accident. His sister was later diagnosed with cancer and survived.
Loss of Loved One Following Illness
Louis Tomlison of One Direction lost his sister to an accidental overdose in 2019. Her death came just Two years after his Mother died from Leukemia. Tomlison said, "I think that's
.y I feel good about
singing the lyrics
because it was a moment for me to speak about it publicly. My mum was always obsessed with the idea of me playing piano and they said what about me playing the opening verse on piano," he added. "Normally I might have said no but knowing that she liked that idea... again, I kind of just zoned into that idea and just went for it."
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