The Shield actor was arrested in May 2014 in LA in the fatal shooting of his wife, April Jace, in front of their two children. At trial, he pleaded not guilty and claimed that he was only trying to inflict pain by shooting her in the leg. He was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury in 2016.
In 1987, Matthew Broderick and his then-girlfriend and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off co-star, Jennifer Grey, were on vacation in Northern Ireland. Matthew accidentally drove the wrong way on a street and crashed into on oncoming car. Broderick was charged with causing death by dangerous driving and faced up to five years in prison but was later convicted of the lesser charge of careless driving and find a hundred seventy five dollars
In 2001 Jawbreaker an urban legend actor Rebecca Gayheart was driving a car where she hit a nine year old who was crossing the street. She was convicted of vehicular manslaughter to which she pled no contest.
In 2002, Robert Blake was charged with the murder of his wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley, who was shot to death. He was later acquitted, but he was found liable for wrongful death in a civil lawsuit.
Charles S. Dutton
When actor Charles S. Dutton was 17, he got into a fight with another man and killed him. He was convicted of manslaughter and spent seven years in prison.
Legendary actor James Stewart was a pilot in the U.S. Air Force Reserve during World War II. During this time, Stewart participated in several bombings that resulted in the deaths of enemy soldiers and civilians. He received numerous honors for his service, including the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak leaf cluster and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In 2012, Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis broke into the home of his landlady Catherine Davis, broke into her home, and then killed her (and her cat). Witnesses then saw Lewis jump over a fence, assault a neighbour, and return to the Davis house. He fell or jumped from a roof and died.
known for playing Tweener in Prison break, plead guilty to vehicular manslaughter in 2001 after he was involved in a drunk driving accident that killed the passenger of his car. At the time of the accident, Garrison had a blood alcohol level of .20, and there was cocaine in his system.
In 2010, “Melrose Place” actress Amy Locane hit another car with her own while driving with a BAL 3 times over the legal limit. The collision killed 60 year-old Helene Seeman and seriously injured her husband. Locane was convicted of vehicular homicide and sentenced to 3 years in prison, though the victims’ family has appealed the ruling.