While we wait to see who replaces Alex Trebek on Jeopardy, we wanted to take a look at how Hollywood has historically handled this stuff. The inevitable passing of icons, ill-timed illnesses, and other tragic deaths don't necessarily
mean the death of the production, but studios have to get extremely
creative to ensure it's not a flop.
Here are a few famous actors you forgot were at work
when they died, and a few rising stars who are now most notable for their tragedies: