KOMMONSENTSJANE- How ‘Poltergeist’ child actress Heather O’Rourke died. Fellowship of the Minds.

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

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Fellowship of the Minds

Heather O’Rourke was the beautiful, platinum-blonde child actress who uttered the famous line, “They’re here!,” in Steven Spielberg’s 1982 horror film, Poltergeist.

O’Rourke reprised her role as Carol Anne Freeling in Poltergeist II and III, and had a recurring role in the TV sitcom Happy Days (1982-83), as well as TV guest appearances.

In February 1988, at the age of 12, O’Rourke died of cardiac arrest and septic shock caused by a misdiagnosed intestinal stenosis (stenosis means abnormal narrowing).

From Wikipedia:

O’Rourke became ill in early 1987 and was misdiagnosed by doctors at Kaiser Permanente Hospital as having Crohn’s disease. She was prescribed prednisone to treat the disease, which caused her cheeks to appear puffy and large.[19] On January 31, 1988, O’Rourke suddenly became ill again, vomiting and unable to keep anything in her stomach. The next morning, she collapsed while preparing to leave for the…

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