Brandon Lee’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Brandon Lee died at age 28, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Brandon Lee's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Son of Bruce Lee, he starred in The Crow in 1994 and appeared in Showdown in Little Tokyo in 1991.

He gained experience and training at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He made his debut in the 1986 film Kung Fu: The Movie.

His father, had he lived, would have played his on-screen father in the Kung Fu movies and TV series.

How did Brandon Lee die?

Brandon Lee's death was caused by gunshot.

On March 31, 1993, while filming The Crow, Lee was accidentally wounded on set by defective blank ammunition and later died in hospital during surgery.

Information about the death of Brandon Lee
Cause of deathGunshot
Age of death28 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1965
Death dateMarch 31, 1993
Place of deathWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialN/A


"Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind."

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"For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside. It's not just a physical discipline."

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"I'd like to be able to show 'Rapid Fire' to my dad. I'm that proud of what we've accomplished within the framework of the action-adventure formula."

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"Action-adventure, that genre, only works for me if you can care about the characters. If the hero's not taking some kind of a journey, then there are no stakes - and no stakes, then you don't care if he lives or dies, wins or loses."

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"If you've ever found yourself pushed to the limits of your tolerance... you find yourself doing some things that, from the outside, can be seen as quite insane."

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