'The Conners' Crew Member, Terrel Richmond Dies on Set — Here Are the Details
The ABC show "The Conners" has suffered an unexpected loss of one of their crew members, Terrel Richmond. He passed away while on the set of the much-watched series.
The ABC Show " The Conners" has had an untimely death occur on set. According to law enforcement, Terrel Richmond suffered a medical emergency while on the catwalk on Stage 22 at the CBS Studio Center.
Richmond was pronounced dead after studio medics were called to the scene when the actor suffered a medical attack while filming, but they were unable to resuscitate him. He succumbed to his ailments on set.
STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO RICHMOND
The cast of the show has suffered a huge blow with the untimely death of their co-star. Responding to the shocking news, "The Conners" star Michael Fishman posted on Instagram in honor of Richmond saying:
"Today we shoot the final episode of season three in loving memory of a lovely man."
Fishman refers to Richmond as a dear member of their audio crew at the show. His untimely death has affected the rest of the crew who loved him deeply and will miss him dearly.
"The Conners" cast on set of the show. | Source: Getty Images
RICHMOND DEATH STATEMENT RELEASED
"He was a much loved member of The Conners and Roseanne families for over 25 years."
As they remembered their colleague, they asked the public to respect the privacy of his family and loved ones as they begin their grieving process. There is loads of speculation surrounding Richmond's death.
THE CONNERS REPLACE ROSEANNE
Werner Entertainment produces comedy for ABC including "The Conners" which started in 2018 with the remaining cast members from "Roseanne" after the show was canceled.
"The Conners" is winding down production of its third season.
"Roseanne" was canceled following a racist tweet from the show's namesake Roseanne Barr but almost immediately birthed a spin-off, "The Conners," with several of the cast, crew, and writing staff maintained for the new show.
"THE CONNERS" THIRD SEASON
Before being canceled the "Roseanne" reboot was well received, scoring big ratings in 2018 after a twenty-year hiatus. Fans were glad not to be left in the wind after its cancellation as the spin-off "The Conners" was announced soon after.
"The Conners" is winding down production of its third season. The show is yet to be green-lighted for the 2021-22 season. Fans are eagerly anticipating what the show has in store for them.
MEMORIES OF FILM SET DEATHS
Richmond's death stirs up memories of famous actors who died during filming. The list of Hollywood stars who died during the filming of a movie or TV show is quite long and they always shock the world.
Paul Walker was killed in a car accident during the filming of “Fast and Furious 7” in 2013 during a few days off from filming. Philip Seymour Hoffman passed on during the filming of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.”
Another one of Hollywood's most loveable comedians John Candy met his untimely death in 1994 during the filming of "Wagon East". These actors lost their lives doing what they love the most.
Although the list is long and the beloved late actors are forever immortalized in their art that continues to be viewed and enjoyed by old and new fans alike. May their souls rest in peace.