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‘Epilepsy’ link to Bruce Lee’s death investigated on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Bruce Lee in The Way of The Dragon

Bruce Lee, whose death and possible epilepsy are investigated on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

The death of martial arts and movie legend Bruce Lee is investigated tonight on ReelzChannel’s docuseries Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… — with host Dr. Michael Hunter asking whether he died of undiagnosed epilepsy.

The star, who was also a film director and artist, died in Hong Kong at the age of just 32 in July 1973, ahead of a planned dinner with James Bond star George Lazenby to discuss a new movie.

Lee had complained of a headache earlier while visiting his friend, actress Betty Ting Pei, at her home, before she gave him the analgesic Equagesic, which contained both aspirin and meprobamate.

After taking the medication, he went to take a nap before dinner

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Judy Garland’s death, suicide bids and drug use examined on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz

A still of a young Judy Garland on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

The death of Judy Garland is examined in detail tonight on REELZChannel’s documentary series Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… — along with her history of suicide attempts and drug use.

The singer and actress, who played Dorothy in 1939’s The Wizard of Oz, passed away at the age of 47 in June 1969 from an overdose of barbiturates.

On the series, forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter looks at whether she died accidentally — as the coroner’s report found — or whether there was something more.

The star had a long history of addiction to both prescription drugs and alcohol, and had previously tried to take her own life.

Dr Hunter says: “The coroner’s report states that Judy Garland died of an overdose prescription medications.”

But he adds: “There were

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Janis Joplin’s death and drug use examined on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Janis Joplin posing for a photo

Janis Joplin, one of the 60s’ biggest stars, in a still from Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Janis Joplin’s drug use is examined tonight on REELZChannel series Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… — as producers try to get to the bottom of what exactly killed the 60s legend.

The rock singer and songwriter died from an accidental overdose at the age of just 27 in October 1970.

But the series looks at what led to her taking the drug in the first place, and why she would also take prescription pills and “self-medicate” with alcohol.

Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter said: “The official verdict was that she died of a drug overdose, but in my opinion it’s never that simple.”

On the show he reveals Joplin’s coroner’s report noted “a number of prescription pills used to treat insomnia as well

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WATCH EUR’s Exclusive Clip of ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary …

*On May 28 in 2010, actor Gary Coleman died under mysterious circumstances after an incident at his home in Utah.

Now, this Saturday, June 24, Reelz’s “Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary Coleman” takes a look at what happened and we’ve got a sneak preview clip of the show to share with you. Check it out above.

About Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman soared to success as the diminutive star of classic eighties sit-com “Different Strokes.”

His chubby cheeks, sharp wit and trademark catchphrase (“Whatchoo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”) captured the hearts of millions, but at the height of his fame he was plagued by health problems and when his career stalled he hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. He gained a reputation as a notorious hot head and a series of highly publicized arrests followed.

“Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary Coleman” airs Saturday, June 24 at 9pm ET

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WATCH EUR’s Exclusive, Sneak Peek Clip of ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary Coleman’

*On May 28 in 2010, actor Gary Coleman died under mysterious circumstances after an incident at his home in Utah.

Now, this Saturday, June 24, Reelz’s “Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary Coleman” takes a look at what happened and we’ve got a sneak preview clip of the show to share with you. Check it out above.

About Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman soared to success as the diminutive star of classic eighties sit-com “Different Strokes.”

His chubby cheeks, sharp wit and trademark catchphrase (“Whatchoo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”) captured the hearts of millions, but at the height of his fame he was plagued by health problems and when his career stalled he hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. He gained a reputation as a notorious hot head and a series of highly publicized arrests followed.

“Autopsy: The Last Hours of … Gary Coleman” airs Saturday, June 24 at 9pm ET

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Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Bernie Mac examines the untimely death of the popular star

Bernie Mac pictured the set of the movie Soul Men. Credit: J. Corey Griffin

Bernie Mac pictured the set of the movie Soul Men. Credit: J. Corey Griffin

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Bernie Mac examines the 2008 death of the popular American comedian and actor

Bernie Mac had a successful career both on stage, on TV and in movies with dozens of roles and even his own series in the form of The Bernie Mac Show.

However, he was less lucky with his health and a few year before his death he announced that he was suffering from sarcoidosis. This is a disease that cause the formation of abnormal clump of cell in various part of the body, these can then cause problems with the function of the area affected. So if you get these in your lungs then you can have trouble breathing and it can lead to complications.

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Death of Steve Jobs after use of ‘alternative therapies’ examined on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

Headshots of Steve Jobs in footage from Autopsy: The Last Hours Of...

Steve Jobs, who died after a battle of pancreatic cancer in October 2011

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… on REELZChannel tonight looks at the death of Steve Jobs and whether anything could have been done to prolong his life.

The series — which last week looked at the death of Patrick Swayze and before that at the death of Natalie Cole and Prince — sees forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter investigate the Apple co-founder’s medical records and conduct in-person interviews.

In the episode he looks at how Jobs reportedly attempted to treat his cancer with alternative therapies rather than have surgery for nine months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2003.

Dr. Hunter says: “Steve was diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer — 95 per cent of people die within 12

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Did stunts take toll on Patrick Swayze’s body? Star’s death examined on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…

A still of Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of...

A still of Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing on Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… on REELZChannel

Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… on REELZChannel tonight examines Patrick’s Swayze’s death, and asks whether carrying out his own stunts took a toll on his body.

The series, which recently looked at the deaths of Prince and Natalie Cole, sees forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter examine the Dirty Dancing star’s medical records.

And he looks at the star’s life and whether anything could have been done to help him before he passed away  at the age of 57 in 2009 following a battle with cancer.

Dr Hunter says of the medical records: “These along with first-hand testimonies allow me to investigate the reason for his death.

“How did this Hollywood star go

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Tonight on REELZ: ‘Autopsy’ Natalie Cole Then Whitney and Bobby: ‘Addicted to Love’

Thursday night, June 1 on REELZ, settle in for hours of celebrity stories beginning at 8 p.m ET/5PT. If you’re looking for an alternative to the NBA Finals game one, this lineup is for you. It begins with a deep dive into the circumstances surrounding the death of singer Natalie Cole on the network’s program “Autopsy: The Last Hours of…”  Stay tuned because immediately following that is “Whitney Bobby: Addicted to Love” at 9 p.m. ET/6PT. Here are the details:

Autopsy: The Last Hours of…“Natalie Cole” at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Natalie Cole was a unique singing legend. The daughter of crooning icon Nat ‘King’ Cole, she became a huge success in her own right winning nine Grammy Awards in the process. After falling deep into drug addiction and overdosing on several occasions she turned her life around in the 1980s and found renewed success. But Dr. Michael Hunter discovers

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Check out a Sneak Peak of Patrick Swayze’s Final Days on ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…’ (EXCLUSIVE)

There are few celebrity deaths that devastated people as much as Patrick Swayze’s.

The beloved Dirty Dancing actor passed away on Sept. 14, 2009 — less than two years after he was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. And now, the beloved REELZ show Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… is revisiting his harrowing final days — and In Touch has a sneak peek of this weekend’s episode.

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In the clip, experts take us back to January 2009 — nine months before the actor’s death at age 57 — when he was admitted to Cedars-Sinai in LA and diagnosed with pneumonia.

Dirty Dancing Getty Images

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“Cancer patients are at high-risk of developing infections because the toxic chemotherapy drugs destroy the good cells as

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