Matthew Garber

British-born Matthew Garber has only three credits to his name—all Walt Disney feature films. His first was The Three Lives of Thomasina starring Karen Dotrice, who would go on to play his sister in Mary Poppins. His last film was the 1967 feature The Gnome-Mobile, in which he was again paired with Karen Dotrice. After that, at the age of 11, he happily retired from show business. In 1976, Matthew was travelling in India and contracted hepatitis. His family brought him home but there was damage to his pancreas. On June 13, 1977, he died at age 21 from pancreatitus. His family made it clear his death was from eating bad meat in India, not from drug use.

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  1. TL • January 2, 2018 @ 3:26 PM

    Heather O’Rourke did not complete the movie Poltergeist 3. She died while she was filming it. That’s why if you ever watched it, they don’t show her face at the very end because its not her. May she rest in peace. She was a wonderful little actress.

  2. Tanja Katharina Ahrens • March 5, 2016 @ 2:27 PM

    Death such a tragedy. I watched television, soap operas, and movies all my life. To die has always been a moment in my life after the new year and this year the moment ended and I feel free from the constant constraint of thinking about death. Why is this moment gone?

  3. Ella gutren • February 13, 2016 @ 8:57 AM

    Wow omg really I did not know me half of them where dead uhhh ?

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  4. moore • February 12, 2016 @ 10:04 PM

    Pamela right dc nw cliton at Cardozo high school she the little killer ouncer kid she and them kill for lunch money coat if you speak up circle around the body ….. boone when to the same school she a dc police nw she did try to come and tell the truth to pentagon he clear all

  5. moore • February 12, 2016 @ 9:59 PM

    said of all in wash dc public school hart ward 8 roper 7 Cardozo st nw dc all remember pamala right “she the little killer ouncer kid and her parent she and them kill for lunch money coat sweater drag book bag after would speakup outside the class in front the door circle around the kid beat half to dealth.. all figthen of them they were broad control did that they military here in usa do them some kids Pamela work at faa sw dc she all got by of murder

    boone is dc in nw police now she went to Cardozo should not be figten of that

  6. FiddyMission • September 28, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

    Your article was a wake-up call to remind us how precious life can be.

  7. rachel • September 26, 2015 @ 9:24 AM

    Such a shame that they leave us so soon.

  8. wendy • September 25, 2015 @ 2:20 PM

    Indeed. Such an informative and heartfelt article.

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