First Episode / Last Episode: 18 Actors Who Died During Production

While we wait to see who replaces Alex Trebek on Jeopardy, we wanted to take a look at how Hollywood has historically handled this stuff. The inevitable passing of icons, ill-timed illnesses, and other tragic deaths don't necessarily mean the death of the production, but studios have to get extremely creative to ensure it's not a flop.

Here are a few famous actors you forgot were at work when they died, and a few rising stars who are now most notable for their tragedies:

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First Episode / Last Episode: 18 Actors Who Died During Production

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First Episode / Last Episode: 18 Actors Who Died During Production