Killed on Film – Part 2

***This episode of Scandal Water contains adult themes and descriptions of violence. It is not intended for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised. 


This is the second part of a two-part episode focused on the theme of fatal accidents caught on film. In this episode Candy and Ashley share two more stories of actors who suffered fatal injuries while the cameras were actually rolling. The two first discuss the tragic deaths of Vic Morrow,  Renee Shinn Chen, and Myca Dinh Le that occurred while filming Twilight Zone: The Movie, before turning to the heartbreaking accident that took the life of Steve Irwin, perhaps better known as The Crocodile Hunter.

Show Notes for Episode 3!

Ashley’s Autograph from Steve mentioned during the episode


“5 fatal entertainment industry accidents,” CBS News, November 17, 2016

“Actor and two children killed on ‘Twilight Zone’ set ” History Channel, This Day in History, July 23, 1982

“Pilot Distraught that Morrow Never Looked Up,”  Los Angeles Times, by Paul Feldman, 3/25/87

“‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin Honored by Family 15 Years After His Death, Newsweek, Natalie Colarossis, September 4, 2021

“Steve Irwin: The Devastating Death of the ‘Crocodile Hunter,’” Biography, Rachel Chang, August 25, 2020

“The Full Story of Steve Irwin’s Death and His Tragic Final Moments,” Natasha Ishak, allthatsinteresting,com, August 22, 2021

Published by ashley raymer-brown

Ashley is an award-winning Independent Filmmaker from Northern Kentucky. Her first film, “No Lost Cause” is currently internationally distributed and was recently featured on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network). Her memoir recalling her experience creating a film on a micro budget, “The Why Not Philosophy or How We Learned to Let Go, Trust God and Defeat the Raptors,” was released February 2015 and is available on Her second feature film, “The Hepburn Girls” was released on and in the summer of 2016. Ashley is also a long-time lover of all things theatre and in the spring of 2014, she helped found and became the Vice-President of the theatre company, “The Theatre Downstream.” Their first large scale summer musical, “Beauty and the Beast” was awarded Best Musical (Local), Best Actor in a Musical (Local), Best Actress in a Musical (Local), and Best Set Design by the BroadwayWorld Louisville awards in 2016, and their 2017 production of "Annie" sold over 2,100 tickets, a company record-breaking number! No matter what the project, Ashley is happiest when she is able to bring talented people and their art together for the consumption and appreciation of the public. While her taste remains vintage, she is grateful for the technology of the modern world and the opportunity to share her thoughts, aspirations, and misadventures. Her lofty dreams are to create things that people remember and to one day own an alpaca. Above all, she loves God, her family, her friends, her cats, and brownies. External websites: “No Lost Cause”- The Theatre Downstream- “The Why Not Philosophy”-

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