American actors died in Traumatic brain injury

Here are 5 famous actors from United States of America died in Traumatic brain injury:

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut (November 11, 1922 Indianapolis-April 11, 2007 Manhattan) a.k.a. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Kilgore Trout, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. or K Vonnegut was an American writer, novelist, author, screenwriter and actor. He had seven children, Mark Vonnegut, Edith Vonnegut, Nanette Vonnegut, Lily Vonnegut, James Vonnegut, Steven Vonnegut and Kurt Adams Vonnegut.

Kurt Vonnegut is best known for his satirical and often darkly humorous novels, including "Slaughterhouse-Five," "Cat's Cradle," and "Breakfast of Champions." He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was held as a prisoner of war in Dresden, experiences which heavily influenced his writing. Throughout his career, Vonnegut was often outspoken about his political and social views, advocating for pacifism and socio-economic equality. He also taught writing at several universities and received numerous awards for his contributions to literature, including the National Book Award, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and induction into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Russ Columbo

Russ Columbo (January 14, 1908 Camden-September 2, 1934 Beverly Hills) also known as Colombo, Russ, Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolpho Colombo or Russ Colombo was an American singer and actor.

Russ Columbo became known for his smooth baritone voice and his romantic ballads. He started his career as a violinist and later transitioned to singing in nightclubs before signing with 20th Century Fox in 1931 to appear in films. However, his film career was cut short due to a tragic incident in 1934 where he was fatally shot by a friend while showing off a new gun. His legacy continued after his death with posthumous hits like "You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)" and "Prisoner of Love." He was also a pioneering force in the use of microphones in music recordings.

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Jack Nance

Jack Nance (December 21, 1943 Boston-December 30, 1996 South Pasadena) a.k.a. Marvin John Nance or John Nance was an American actor.

He studied theatre at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career on screen. Nance is best known for his collaboration with director David Lynch, appearing in several of his films including "Eraserhead," "Blue Velvet," and "Twin Peaks." Nance was also a frequent collaborator with cult director and fellow Lynch collaborator, Monty Montgomery. In addition to his film work, Nance also appeared in several television shows and had a successful stage career in Los Angeles. Tragically, he died in 1996 following a brawl outside of a Pasadena restaurant. Despite his untimely death, Nance's legacy continues to live on through his memorable performances and the admiration of his many fans.

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Jon-Erik Hexum

Jon-Erik Hexum (November 5, 1957 Englewood-October 18, 1984 Century City) also known as Jon Eric Hexum was an American model and actor.

He rose to fame in the 1980s with lead roles in TV shows such as "Voyagers!" and "Cover Up". Hexum was known for his good looks and charming personality, and was often compared to other heartthrobs of the time such as Tom Cruise and Rob Lowe. However, tragically, Hexum's life was cut short at the age of 26 when he accidentally shot himself on the set of "Cover Up" while playing with a gun loaded with blank cartridges. The incident led to increased awareness and safety measures in the entertainment industry regarding the handling of firearms on set.

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Gordon Westcott

Gordon Westcott (November 6, 1903 St. George-October 31, 1935 Hollywood) also known as Myrthus Hickman was an American actor. His children are called Helen Westcott and Louis C. Hickman.

Gordon Westcott started his career as a vaudeville performer at a young age before transitioning to acting in Hollywood films. He appeared in over 80 movies throughout his career, including "Criminal Lawyer" and "The Age of Consent." However, his promising career was abruptly cut short due to his sudden death at the age of 31. He died by suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the parking lot of a Hollywood studio. Despite his untimely death, Westcott left a lasting impact on the film industry as a talented performer with immense potential.

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