Final 24

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Final 24
Directed by Mike Parkinson
Narrated by Dave McRae
Danny Wallace
Country of origin Canada
Production
Executive producer(s) Glen Salzman
Simon Lloyd
Producer(s) Oksana Borowik
Kathryn Buck
Running time 60 mins.
Release
Original network Discovery Channel/Global Television Network (Canada)
A&E Biography, Current TV (United States)
Fox (United Kingdom)
Original release April 16, 2006 – 2007

Final 24 is a Canadian documentary series which airs on the Discovery Channel, Global Television Network, and OWN. Released in Canada in 2006, the series chronicles the last 24 hours of the lives of famous celebrities of the late 20th century. The series was narrated by Canadian voice artist Dave McRae for a US release in 2007 on the biography channel and by Danny Wallace in the UK.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Episode
No.
Subject Date of death Age at death Cause of death
1 Sid Vicious February 2, 1979 21 Drug overdose (heroin)
2 John Belushi March 5, 1982 33 Drug overdose (speedball)
3 River Phoenix October 31, 1993 23 Drug-induced heart failure
4 Hunter S. Thompson February 20, 2005 67 Suicide
5 Marvin Gaye April 1, 1984 44 Murder (shot by his father)
6 John F. Kennedy Jr. July 16, 1999 38 Plane crash

Season 2[edit]

Episode
No.
Subject Date of death Age at death Cause of death
1 Keith Moon September 7, 1978 32 Drug overdose (heminevrin)
2 Anna Nicole Smith February 8, 2007 39 Accidental drug overdose (chloral hydrate)
3 Janis Joplin October 4, 1970 27 Drug overdose
4 Gianni Versace July 15, 1997 50 Murder (shot by Andrew Cunanan)
5 Nicole Brown Simpson June 12, 1994 35 Murder
6 Jim Morrison July 3, 1971 27 Heart failure
7 David Koresh April 19, 1993 33 Gunshot to the head during the Waco siege
8 Tupac Shakur September 13, 1996 25 Murdered

International broadcasters[edit]

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