The young actor died in 2016 in what can only be described as a freak accident: He'd gotten out of his car in his steep driveway outside his home in California and when it rolled back, it trapped him against a pillar and a security fence...The actor, who was only 27 years old, was honored posthumously when the third installment of the Star Trek franchise was dedicated in his memory.
These Celebrities Died Way Too Soon
The American actor, director and screenwriter Jonathan Brandis committed suicide in 2003 at just 27 years old. He had his big breakthrough as a child actor starring in the ABC soap One Life To Live. He then went on to star in the popular NBC sci-Fi series SeaQuest DSV from 1993 until 1996.