View Full Version : Jonathan Brandis of Seaquest DSV dead

22-11-03, 18:16
Not sure if anyone remembers this show or this kid, but I found it sad that he is now dead at age 27 of a possible suicide. I watched Seaquest DSV religiously and remember this kid quite well. What a shame.
Here's the link (http://entertainment.msn.com/news/article.aspx?news=141519) to the info and a photo of him:

22-11-03, 18:19
Oh no.....that's so sad :( And so young....I don't understand what causes people to commit suicide if that is what truly happened :(

22-11-03, 20:18
Originally posted by Marianne:
I don't understand what causes people to commit suicide-low self-esteem
-low self worth
-drug problems
-the fact that life is nothing but chaos

I could name many other problem....

22-11-03, 20:34
Well, yes, I know that....being one of those who have attempted it....but now, 3 years later I still don't get it....no problem could be solved only by death

23-11-03, 00:44
I remember him. :( How tragic!

Marcus T
23-11-03, 01:47
Yes, I remember him too. I saw a few episodes of Seaquest. Also came a across a movie or two which he was in (Neverending Story II among them). That is sad, of what I saw, he seemed like a good actor.

Marcus T
23-11-03, 01:54
Apparently he auditioned for the role of Anakin Skywalker, according to imdb.com (http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000970/bio)

[ 23. November 2003, 01:55: Message edited by: Marcus T ]

23-11-03, 01:58
That is very tragic. I remember him from Neverending Story II and from the IT mini series.

Marcus T
23-11-03, 02:09
Found a press release (http://www.lapdonline.org/press_releases/2003/11/pr03836.htm) from Los Angeles Police deparment concerning this.

23-11-03, 04:27
I used to watch SeaQuest zealously...