Heather O'Rourke

Actor Heather O'Rourke

Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress who played Carol Anne Freeling in the Poltergeist film trilogy and made several television guest appearances. Born in San Diego, O'Rourke also died there in 1988 due to medical error.
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California
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California
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"Miasto Boga" i "Mój Nikifor" - Gazeta Wyborcza
Google News - over 6 years
Duchy zaczynają kontrolować zachowanie córeczki Steve'a i Diane - Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke). Zrozpaczeni rodzice muszą uwolnić dziewczynkę od mocy demonów. Kontaktują się ze znanym medium. Film otrzymał trzy nominacje do Oscara - za efekty
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'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' triggers unintentional laughs as well as scares - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Google News - over 6 years
Evil spirits, that is, who kidnap a 5-year-old girl (Heather O'Rourke) from her family's home in this special-effects showcase co-written by Steven Spielberg, featuring Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams. At a dinner party, embattled Sally (Bailee
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Home, scary home: Creepiest movie houses - msnbc.com
Google News - over 6 years
You wouldn't want to star in the movie, either, since several people associated with the film died young — including stars Dominique Dunne (murdered by ex-boyfriend) and Heather O'Rourke (just 12 when she died during surgery). The house Micah and
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Blestem la Hollywood - Gazeta de Sud
Google News - over 6 years
Este vorba de Dominique Dunne (Dana Freeling), sugrumutată de logodnicul gelos, care nu dorea să fie părăsit, Heather O'Rourke (Carol Ann Freeling), care în 1987 sa îmbolnăvit de boala Crohn, iar în 1988 a decedat, Will Simpson (Taylor, un spirit bun)
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Surprisingly Low Tech FX in Modern Horror - HorrorMovies.ca
Google News - over 6 years
After dismissing this as something silly that Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke) did, she turns to get something from below the sink the camera follows her. As we come back to the kitchen table with here only a second later, all the chairs have all
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Poltergeist: terror universal - CanalTCM (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Entre los fallecidos se cuentan la protagonista Heather O'Rourke, Dominique Dunne, la hermana mayor, Julian Beck, el que hacía de sacerdote en la segunda parte y Will Sampson, un hechizero también de la segunda parte. Además, de algunos integrantes del
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11 películas de los 80 que se merecen un 'remake' - Revista Cinemania
Google News - over 6 years
Sin embargo, las muertes de Dominique Dunne (estrangulada por su novio) y de la pequeña protagonista Heather O'Rourke (fallecida tras el rodaje de la tercera entrega, con apenas 11 años), entre otras desgracias, generaron a su alrededor una
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A 35 años de "La Profecía": ¿qué pasó con Damien, el protagonista? - El Comercio.pe
Google News - over 6 years
Todo cambia cuando Carol Anne, interpretada por Heather O'Rourke, contacta a los espíritus que hay en la casa a través de la televisión. En definitiva Heather se llevó todos los aplausos. Su rostro angelical y sus expresivos ojos azules cautivaron,
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The Creepiest Kids to Haunt the Screen - Jakarta Globe
Google News - over 6 years
Those words spoken by the angelic Heather O'Rourke can strike dread into audiences' hearts. When she gets sucked into the spirit dimension, her voice — desperate yet fearsome — is heard through the TV. It gets worse when the little girl comes under
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One story of problems at school - Worcester Telegram
Google News - over 6 years
Yet this is the allegation being made by the child's mother, Heather O'Rourke, a parent at the Spirit of Knowledge Charter School at 10 Irving St. Another parent wrote a statement to the school's board of trustees corroborating Ms. O'Rourke's
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Poltergeist remake maakt eerste stappen - Filmtotaal
Google News - over 6 years
Ze zullen volgens mij ook niet zo gauw een 'nieuwe' Heather O`Rourke vinden. Poltergeist, een absolute klassieker!!! Heb ineens weer zin de hele trilogie te gaan bekijken! En je hebt absoluut een punt met dat Heather O`Rourke onvervangbaar is,
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Nearly 3 Decades Later, Where Does Poltergeist Stand Among Hollywood Horror? - Movieline
Google News - over 6 years
It would be years before I really dug into its legend: the premature deaths of castmates Heather O'Rourke (from cardiac arrest due to septic shock at age 12) and Dominique Dunne (strangled by a jealous ex-boyfriend at age 22); the fraught power
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Intrigantes versiones sobre la muerte de varios famosos - Primera Hora
Google News - almost 7 years
Súbitas muertes como la de Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Brandon Lee, Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson, Heather O'Rourke, John F. Kennedy y su hijo John John, Lady Di y Anna Nicole Smith son tan sólo algunas de las que continúan cubiertas por un manto de
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Las 10 películas malditas en Hollywood - Agencia Carabobeña de Noticias
Google News - almost 7 years
Y Heather O'Rourke murió de choque séptico a los 12 años. Muere el actor Brandon Lee (hijo de Bruce Lee). Perdió la vida durante el rodaje tras ser tiroteado en una escena. En lugar de recibir una bala de salva, una bala real perforó su cuerpo y lo
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - over 12 years
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Activated OF B.J. Surhoff from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Jason Grimsley on the 15-day DL. Added RHP James Baldwin to the roster. Optioned 1B Alejandro Friere to Bowie of the Eastern League. CHICAGO WHITE SOX--Sent RHP Matt Smith outright to Charlotte of the IL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 21 years
WITH special effects so routine these days, it's fascinating to see the impact they have on four outstanding older movies this week. Not surprisingly, Steven Spielberg, master of big, hungry critter and other phenomena you want to stay clear of, has a hand in two of the films. Most recently, of course, there were the carnivores of ''Jurassic
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Review/Film; 'They're He-eere!' Again
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: ''Poltergeist III'' is made much ghostlier by the death last February of its 12-year-old star, Heather O'Rourke, than by anything that happens on the screen. The setting this time is an impersonally modern high-rise building complex in Chicago, where little Carol Anne (Miss O'Rourke) has been packed off to live with her Uncle Bruce (Tom
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Heather O'Rourke
    TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Age 12
    On May 25, 1988, Sanford M. Gage, the O'Rourke family attorney, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Diego.
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    O'Rourke was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery on February 5, 1988.
    On January 31, 1988, O'Rourke suddenly became ill again, vomiting and unable to keep anything in her stomach.
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  • 1987
    Age 11
    O'Rourke became ill in early 1987 and was misdiagnosed by doctors at Kaiser Permanente Hospital as having Crohn's disease.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1985
    Age 9
    In the television movies Massarati and the Brain and 1985's Surviving: A Family in Crisis, she played Skye Henry and Sarah Brogan, respectively.
  • 1983
    Age 7
    In April 1983 she starred as herself alongside Morey Amsterdam and well-known Walt Disney animated characters in the hour-long television special, Believe You Can... and You Can!
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  • 1982
    Age 6
    After her work in 1982's Poltergeist, O'Rourke secured several television and TV movie roles.
  • 1981
    Age 5
    Kathleen and Michael divorced in 1981, and O'Rourke's mother married truck driver James A. "Jim" Peele in 1984.
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  • 1975
    Born
    Heather O'Rourke was born on December 27, 1975, in San Diego, California, to Kathleen and Michael O'Rourke.
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