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Jonathan Brandis

Born: 1976-04-13 - Died: 2003-11-12
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Death Summary: Brandis was 27 years old when he committed suicide by hanging himself. He was found hanging before he was dead and ended up passing away in the hospital from his hanging injuries a little while later.

He did not leave a note, but people close to him say that he had been depressed. According to Wikipedia, he was upset about an appearance that he had made in the film Hart's War that had been cut. A scene that he had anticipated being his comeback role. Could this have been the straw that broke the camel's back for Brandis's depression over his struggling career?

Who was Jonathan Brandis : Jonathan Brandis was a young American Actor who is probably best known for his roles on the television series Sequest DSV and in The NeverEnding Story II as well as the made for television adaptation of Stephen King's masterpiece novel IT, in which he played the story's lead character.

Brandis also played in movies like Sidekicks alongside Chuck Norris and Ladybugs with Rodney Dangerfield, and had achieved teen idol status appearing in all of the Teen Beat-type magazines driving young girls crazy all over the U.S. He dated Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Tatyana Ali for nearly 6 years.
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