Vic Morrow

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  • Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
  • Died: July 23, 1982
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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Fast Facts

  • Kicked out of several high schools before joining the Navy at 17.
  • Originally wanted to be a lawyer because he admired their courtroom performance.
  • Studied under Paul Mann at the Actor's Workshop in New York. 
  • In 1982, he and child actors Renee Chen and Myca Dinh Le died in a helicopter accident on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983).
  • As a result of the accident, his children filed a wrongful death lawsuit and it ushered in a new era of safety requirements on movie sets.

Awards

  • 1963, Emmy — Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Harry — Father
  • Gale A. Lester — Ex-wife
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh — Daughter
  • Jean — Mother
  • Carrie Ann Morrow — Daughter
  • Barbara Turner — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, United States; attended Mexico City College, Mexico City, Mexico

Details

  • Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
  • Died: July 23, 1982
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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