Son succès dans Poltergeist lui ouvre les portes de la télévision (même si, en 1981, elle avait déjà joué dans un épisode de L'Île fantastique) et en 1982–1983, elle apparaît régulièrement dans la série Happy Days, dans le rôle d'Heather Pfister, la fille de la petite amie de Fonzie. 4. [2], O'Rourke's performance of her famous line from, pop culture consciousness of the United States, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, "Heather O'Rourke, 12; Starred in 'Poltergeist, "Heather O'Rourke's Grieving Mother Tells Why She's Suing Her Child's Doctors for Wrongful Death", "Snatched by Poltergeist's Demons, Heather O'rourke Gets Some Bad News—they're Here Again", "Child star of 'Poltergeist,' Heather O'Rourke, dies", "Doctors: Unusual Circumstances Surrounded Actress' Death", "Heather O'Rourke, 12, a star of 'Poltergeist, "Suit Blames Doctors in Death of Young Actress", "`Poltergeist' Star Heather O'Rourke Dies at Age of 12", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Heather_O%27Rourke&oldid=998009203, Burials at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected biographies of living people, Turner Classic Movies person ID same as Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with PLWABN identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Episode: "Elizabeth's Baby / The Artist and the Lady", Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Best Young Actress, Guest in a Television Series, Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Special or Mini-Series, Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama, This page was last edited on 3 January 2021, at 09:26. 69 on the American Film Institute's list of 100 Movie Quotes. The New York Times noted that she had played the key role in the films and commented, "With her wide eyes, long blonde hair and soft voice, she was so striking that the sequel played off her presence. Craig T. Nelson. Age 12, she died in mysterious circumstances. One-liners galore! Ses derniers mots, prononcés dans l'ambulance juste avant le coma, ont été « Maman je t'aime ». [18] The steroidal injections resulted in facial swelling of the cheeks, which O'Rourke's mother said she was very self-conscious about. Sur le tournage, elle suit de très près le réalisateur britannique Brian Gibson car elle souhaite, plus tard, rajouter une corde à son arc en devenant également réalisatrice et productrice. [6] At the time of her death, the family was living in Lakeside, California, a suburb of San Diego. They're Back: The Making of Poltergeist II (1986) (Video) Mentioned Monster Shop (1986) (Video) Mentioned Ghostmakers: The Magic of Poltergeist 2 (1986) (Video) Mentioned Citizen Steve (1987) (Short) Footage of this movie is shown. Elle termine le tournage avant de rentrer en Californie, apparemment remise et heureuse de s'être fait de nouveaux amis parmi la nouvelle équipe de tournage. Doctors performed CPR for over 30 minutes, but finally, O'Rourke was pronounced dead at 2:43 p.m. that afternoon. [1][21][22], Daniel Hollander, the head of gastroenterology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center stated that O'Rourke's death was "distinctly unusual" as she lacked prior symptoms of the bowel defect: "I would have expected a lot of [digestive] difficulties throughout her life and not just to have developed a problem all of a sudden. 23. Sheldon says "They're here" in the same tone of voice as Carol in the movie. The now-penniless Freeling family-Diane (JoBeth Williams), Steve (Craig T. Nelson), Carol Anne (Heather O'Rouke) and Robbie (Oliver Robbins) - flee after their Cuesta Verde tract house is obliterated by poltergeists and take refuge with Gramma Jess (Geraldine Fitzgerald). Elle rentre de ce voyage en pensant que sa maladie n'est plus qu'un lointain et mauvais souvenir. She had an older sister, Tammy O'Rourke, also an actress. [13] "They're here!" Mais sur la table d'opération, son cœur cesse brusquement de battre. THE mysterious deaths of 1980s child actress Heather O’Rourke and three of her co-stars from the film Poltergeist has sparked fears of a “Hollywood curse”. 0. Avant Poltergeist, elle avait joué dans différentes publicités, entre autres pour McDonald's et Mattel ou encore la chaîne de restauration rapide Long John Silver's, ainsi que dans un épisode de la série télévisée L'Île fantastique. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios. Il pensait au départ qu'elle serait trop jeune pour interpréter le personnage, mais après un entretien et un « test de hurlements », il lui attribue le rôle. February 11, 2015 by Yara Alsayes. Mar 18, 2018 - Explore Jayson Carry Mearns's board "Heather o rourke" on Pinterest. Advertise with NZME. [17], A private funeral was held for O'Rourke on February 5, 1988 in Los Angeles. Photography. »), entre dans la culture générale américaine (en clin d'œil à Poltergeist, elle prononce encore cette phrase dans l'épisode La Femme en blanc de la série télévisée Matt Houston, où elle joue le rôle de Sunny Kimball). Art. Poltergeist 3, sorti le 10 juin 1988, est dédié à sa mémoire. Toutefois, sur YouTube, on peut visionner la fin dite alternative du film, avec Heather : c'était la fin prévue à l'origine, avant que la production du film, trouvant cette fin trop pessimiste, ne décide de la faire totalement modifier. The film focuses on a suburban family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that abduct their daughter. And they’re Remaking Poltergeist. She made her debut after being discovered by director Steven Spielberg while visiting MGM studios. Heather O'Rourke of Poltergeist fame. The following morning, she collapsed in her home, and was rushed to Community Hospital in El Cajon. [8] While eating in the MGM commissary,[1] Spielberg saw five-year-old O'Rourke having lunch with her mother[8] while older sister Tammy was shooting Pennies from Heaven. Mr. Spielberg knows how to write a line and Poltergeist is full of them. Sur place, les médecins assurent sa mère qu'Heather est dans un état critique mais stable, et lui révèlent également que le diagnostic de maladie de Crohn effectué environ un an auparavant était une erreur. Her delivery of the line “They’re here” put her in the map as one of the most memorable lines ever said in a film. Despite her age, Heather was a perfectionist and a professional actress. Mais le matin du lundi 1er février 1988, à la suite d'un malaise cardiaque, on lui diagnostique une sténose intestinale conséquente à sa maladie de Crohn. Jun 25, 2019 - Heather behind the scenes of Poltergeist 3. Heather O'Rourke (December 27, 1975 – February 1, 1988) was an American child actress. Actress Dominique Young, who made her film debut in Poltergeist as the elder sister of Carol Anne, died a violent death shortly after its release in 1983. Young Actresses Child Actresses Heather O'rourke American Children Beautiful Little Girls Steven Spielberg Hollywood Actor Ronald Mcdonald Behind The Scenes. With Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Saxon Sharbino. in the second (that film's tagline), placed her in the collective pop culture consciousness of the United States. [11] For her work in Poltergeist, O'Rourke earned between $35,000 and $100,000. [1] Spielberg promptly cast her in the horror film Poltergeist (1982) as Carol Anne Freeling, and O'Rourke earned recognition for her performance. En janvier 2022 est prévue la sortie d'un documentaire biographique (co-produit par Tammy O'Rourke) intitulé Heather O'Rourke ; She Was Here.[3]. Tobe était le réalisateur et ét… Malgré leur très proche amitié, Drew et Heather n'ont jamais travaillé ensemble. [1] She also appeared in the television movies Massarati and the Brain and Surviving: A Family in Crisis. Elle est surtout connue pour son rôle principal dans la trilogie cinématographique Poltergeist. A reboot of the classic 1982 horror film Poltergeist came out in 2015, but let's be honest: nothing could compare to the original. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 30 novembre 2020 à 16:58. O'Rourke's delivery of the lines "They're here!" THIS is the terrifying moment an apparent poltergeist violently shakes a lamp causing a couple to flee their home – on notorious LA land where screen goddess Katharine Hepburn once escaped he… Saved by Oliver Camp. They’re Here! [17] She was entombed at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. "Poltergeist" explores the side affects of a haunted house and it's effects on a normal suburban family who inhabits the house. [14][15] She also appeared in CHiPs, Webster, The New Leave It to Beaver, Our House, and had a recurring role on Happy Days as Heather Pfister. 5. [19] En route, she suffered cardiac arrest, but paramedics were able to restart her heart at 9:25 a.m.[19] She was subsequently flown to the Children's Hospital of San Diego,[19] where it was discovered she had intestinal stenosis and went into emergency surgery. »), entre dans la culture générale américaine (en clin d'œil à Poltergeist, elle prononce encore cette phrase dans l'épisode La Femme en blanc de la série télévisée Matt Houston, où elle joue le rôle de Sunny Kimball). Be it a clever one liner or some of the best dialogue in horror, Poltergeist is an expert piece filled with meaning and “many hearts”. Poltergeist is regarded as one of the most terrifying horror films of all time, it’s also known as the most “cursed” film in Hollywood. Sharbino is the last of the five Bowen family members to be cast. Her parents divorced in 1981, and O'Rourke's mother married part-time truck driver Jim Peele in 1984, while they were living in a trailer park in Anaheim, California. https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Heather_O%27Rourke&oldid=177129405, Personnalité inhumée au Westwood Village Memorial Park, Article à illustrer Personnalité du cinéma, Article contenant un appel à traduction en anglais, Article de Wikipédia avec notice d'autorité, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. Les médecins essayent de la réanimer mais elle meurt à 14 h 43[1] d'un choc septique, l'obstruction ayant entraîné une infection mortelle. in the first film, and "They're baa-aack!" THE mysterious deaths of 1980s child actress Heather O'Rourke and three of her co-stars from the film Poltergeist has sparked fears of a "Hollywood curse". "[17] However, gastroenterologist Dr. Daniel Hollander of the University of California Irvine Medical Center stated that it was possible for congenital bowel narrowing to cause sudden death without symptoms if an infection caused the bowel to rupture. À sa mort, l'une des premières vedettes interrogées par la télé pour lui rendre un hommage à chaud fut Henry Winkler, Heather ayant joué la fille de la petite amie de Fonzie pendant toute l'avant-dernière saison d'Happy Days. Elle doit subir un lourd traitement médical durant le tournage de Poltergeist 3 à Chicago. La Directors Guild of America a ouvert une enquête pour déterminer si le crédit officiel de Hooper était dénigré par les déclarations de Spielberg s'auto-proclamant réalisateur. 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.. 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