Famous Celebrities Who Barely Escaped Death

Some celebrities are lucky for their time in the spotlight, while others are lucky just to be alive. Whether it was a terrible disease that almost took their life or a stunt that took a wrong turn, the entertainment industry is lucky to have them still here. A near-death experience can change a person's whole outlook on life. Read on to find out which celebs barely escaped death...

Orlando Bloom

When he attempted to climb a drainpipe, you can probably guess that things didn’t go well for the Pirates of the Caribbean actor. He plummeted down three stories when his hand slipped. The then 21-year-old actor was paralyzed for several days after the accident, but luckily he recovered and went on to film many more sequels to his famous franchise.


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