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Vic Morrow

Born: 1929-02-14 - Died: 1982-07-23
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Death Summary: Morrow was acting in a scene for Twilight Zone: The Movie when he along with two children (ages 6 and 7) were killed when a helicopter from the scene lost control and crashed.

Morrow and one of the children were decapitated by the helicopter blades and the other child was crushed under the helicopter's body.

The deaths of the children brought up questions of child labor laws, and a case went to court for over a decade. Among the defendants were Director John Landis and Producer Steven Spielberg. They were not of course acquitted of involuntary manslaughter. Lawsuits were settled out of court with the parents of the children as well as Morrow's children.

Who was Vic Morrow : Victor "Vic" Morrow was an American actor who had appeared mostly in televsion shows such as Charlie's Angels, Mission Impossible, and Magnum P.I. just to name a few.

He had two children, one of which is actress Jennifer Jason Leigh.
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