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Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Old 06-21-17, 04:18 PM
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Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Henry 'Hank' Deutschendorf Dead: 'Ghostbusters II' Actor Dies at 29

Henry "Hank" Deutschendorf, one of the twin actors who played baby Oscar in Ghostbusters II, died by suicide on Wednesday, June 14, Us Weekly confirms. He was 29.

According to a press release from the San Diego Medical Examiner's Office, Deutschendorf was "found suspended by a ligature around his neck" in a closet in his apartment in Escondido, California. His brother cut him down from the ligature and called 911. First responders pronounced Deutschendorf dead "without medical interventions due to signs of rigidity," the release says.

William Deutschendorf, the actor's twin who also played Oscar in the 1989 supernatural comedy, confirmed in a BRB Foundation blog post that his brother had passed away after a long battle with schizoaffective disorder.
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Re: Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Are they positive which twin died? Could be an upcoming movie.
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Re: Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Very tragic.
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Re: Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

I can't imagine how it would feel to be a Twin whose sibling killed themself.
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Re: Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Originally Posted by majorjoe23
I can't imagine how it would feel to be a Twin whose sibling killed themself.
And it sounds like his brother is the one who found him and cut him down. Yeeesh.
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Re: Henry Deutschendorf (Ghostbusters II) Dead at 29

Wow- just looked them up a week or so ago. One of them was into bodybuilding and stuff, as seen in that photo. They're nephews of John Denver (his real last name was the same.)

I had a friend with a twin sister who died mysteriously, and made him so depressed he killed himself a while later. (I posted about that here at the time.)

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