Heather O'Rourke

Heather O'Rourke born in December 27, 1975 and died in February 1, 1988. She is known to play Carol Anne in Poltergeist film series. She is discovered when she is five years old by Steven Spielberg while eating lunch at MGM commissary. She died of misdiagnosed bowel obstruction (misdiagnosing Crohn's disease).

Selected Filmography Edit

  • Poltergeist
  • Happy Days
  • Poltergeist 2: The Other Side
  • Poltergeist 3

Death Edit

She became sick during 1987 and was misdiagnosed by doctors of Crohn's disease. On January 31, 1988, her sickness is getting worse. She collapsed when she is going to the hospital. Her step-father called the paramedics. Doctors took to do her emergency surgery, she died during surgery. Heather O'Rourke died at the age of 12. She is buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery on February 5, 1988, along side of Dominique Dunne who is murdered in 1982 after Poltergeist.