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Brandon Lee’s untimely death reminds us of other stars who died under odd circumstances

Photo: Time Life Pictures, Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image Image 1of/28 Caption Close Image 1 of 28 Actor Brandon Lee suffered an untimely death in 1993. He was killed on set when a gun, thought to be filled with blanks, was loaded with the real deal.Keep clicking to see which other celebrities met untimely (and…

You probably saw his black-and-white painted face all over your Facebook news feed this week, and here’s why.

Actor Brandon Lee, son of the legendary martial arts actor Bruce Lee, died 23 years ago March 31 after a freak accident on set. The star was filming “The Crow” when he was shot in the abdomen with a gun that had a bullet from a dummy round in a previous scene still stuck in the barrel.

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After being rushed to the hospital and undergoing six hours of surgery, Lee was pronounced dead at just 28 years old. The shooting was ruled an accident.

Lee’s death got us thinking about other stars who died in strange or even ironic ways. Take a look at the gallery above for stars who died under odd circumstances.

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