actors who killed people in real life


1. Fay DeWitt

In 1965, comic actress Fay DeWitt
(“Mork & Mindy,” “Designing
Women”) was charged with stabbing
her husband, playwright Ray Allen, to
death with a letter opener. Murdered
her husband — with a letter opener.
[ IMDb]
2. Amy Locane-Bovenizer

In February 2013, “Melrose Place”
actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer was
sentenced to three years in prison
after being convicted of vehicular
homicide in the 2010 death of 60-
year-old Helene Seeman. Bovenizer
broke down in tears in the courtroom
that day, as Seeman’s family walked
out embittered. They were
anticipating a maximum 10-year
sentence.
Read more here. [ IMDb ]
3. Charles S. Dutton

In the 1970s, long before “Alien3,”
actor Charles S. Dutton served hard
time for manslaughter, illegal
possession of a firearm and acting
as the ringleader of a prison riot.
Then, in the ’90s, he was trapped in
a short-lived sitcom called “Roc.” On
Fox. [ IMDb ]
4. Lillo Brancato Jr.

Back in 2011, with 10 years left on
his sentence, “The Sopranos” and “A
Bronx Tale” actor Lillo Brancato Jr.
somehow managed to tweet to his
celebrity friends from jail. Brancato
continues to serve his sentence for
burglary charges as well as the death
of an off-duty police officer in
Yonkers, New York. [ IMDb ]
5. Skylar Deleon

The actor who had a bit part on
“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” was
sentenced to death in 2009 for
murdering a husband and wife on
their yacht, which he expressed
interest in purchasing. The name of
the yacht, sadly, was the “Well
Deserved.” [ IMDb ]
6. Rebecca Gayheart

The ’90s Noxzema girl Rebecca
Gayheart ran over and killed a nine-
year-old boy while driving through
central Los Angeles back in 2001.
She settled a wrongful death suit out
of court with the boy’s bereaved
parents. “It’s something that is with
me every day, and it will be for the
rest of my life,” she told People
Magazine in 2005. [ IMDb ]
7. Matthew Broderick

While vacationing in Ireland with
then-girlfriend Jennifer Grey back in
1987, Matthew Broderick accidentally
drove his BMW rental head-on into a
Volvo, leaving its passengers, a
mother and daughter, dead. Broderick
had a broken leg. Grey had some of
his blood stains on her clothes. “The
juxtaposition of that deep sorrow, the
survivor’s guilt, and then being
celebrated as the new big thing just
didn’t jibe. It didn’t feel good to be
the toast of the town,” Grey told the
San Francisco Chronicle in 2010. “My
head was never the same, my
ambition was ever the same.”
Broderick, after his hospital visit,
claimed in absentia, which ostensibly
helped avoid any legal charges
involving negligence. [ IMDb ]
8. Robert Blake

In 2012, “Baretta” actor and Little
Rascal Robert Blake told Piers
Morgan about life before his wife
was murdered in 2002. (He called
her “a con artist.”). The actor was
acquitted for the first-degree murder
charge but later found guilty in a civil
suit in 2005. [ IMDb ]
9. Lane Garrison

At age 26, “Prison Break” actor Lane
Garrison was driving drunk and on
coke when he crashed his SUV and
killed a 17-year-old passenger. He
was sentenced to 40 months in
prison. [ IMDb ]
10. John Wilkes Booth

Thespian John Wilkes Booth killed
some guy named Abraham Lincoln
back in April 1865. He was killed in a
man hunt days after the
assassination. No IMDb page
available.