Unusual Hollywood Deaths Quiz
Celebrities are sometimes more interesting death than they are in life. Test your knowledge of unusual Hollywood deaths.start quiz
Question 2 of 9
True or False: Actress/sex symbol Jayne Mansfield was decpaitated in a car crash in the 1950s.
... The correct answer is B: False. Reports that Mansfield was decapitated are untrue, however she did suffer severe head trauma after her car passed under a tractor-trailer. Her death prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to require the installation of a "Mansfield Bar" on tractor-trailers to prevent a car from sliding underneath in the event of a rear-end- collision.
Question 3 of 9
Which famous 1980s film was rumored to be cursed?
... The correct answer is B: "Poltergeist". The "Poltergeist curse" is based on the deaths of four cast members as well as many unexplained events that occurred during a six-year period between the release of the first and third films.
Question 4 of 9
What prop used on the set of "Poltergeist" was though to have triggered the curse
... The correct answer is D: Human skeleton. An exorcism was preformed on the humans bones to protect the set from spirits, however many unexplainable events still occurred.
Question 5 of 9
Dominique Dunne, one of the stars of "Poltergeist", was strangled to death by her boyfriend during an explosive argument in 1982. What movie soundrack was reportedly playing during that fatal argument?
... The correct answer is D: "Poltergeist". Dominique's friend, who was inside her house at the time, allegedly turned the "Poltergeist" soundtrack on in an effort to drown out the sounds from the fighting between Dominique and her boyfriend.
Question 6 of 9
What tragedy occurred during the filming of Steven Spielberg's "Twilight Zone: The Movie"?
... The correct answer is A: Three actors died in a helicopter crash. One adult and two child actors were killed in the crash.
Question 7 of 9
Who was the adult male actor killed in the "Twilight Zone: The Movie" accident?
... The correct answer is C: Victor Morrow. As Morrow tried to carry the two child actors to safety, all three were struck and killed by the helicopter.
Question 8 of 9
True or False: Marial artist/actor Bruce Lee died during the production of the film "Game of Death".
... The correct answer is A: True. Lee died of hypersensitivity to a muscle relaxer, though his death was officially listed as "death by misadventure."
Question 9 of 9
Brandon Lee, son of Bruce Lee, was also killed during the production of a film. Which film was it?
... The answer is A: "The Crow". While shooting a scene of "The Crow", Lee was accidentally fatally shot in the abdomen.