Celebrity Close Calls

Celebrity Close Calls

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About the Show

For many, fame is a dream - critical acclaim, privilege, wealth, and a world of adoring fans. But in a split second, everything can disappear. In this series, celebrities' exclusive firsthand accounts, accompanied by cinematic reenactments, relive the moments they were confronted with true danger. These true stories should be obituaries, tragic endings to phenomenal lives. Except for one thing; every one of them lived to tell the tale.


The People and Their Stories

  • Bret Michaels

    Bret Michaels

    1963 -

    Bret Michaels is the lead singer in the glam-metal band Poison and has starred in several reality TV shows, including The Celebrity Apprentice.

  • Jewel


    1974 -

    Jewel is a multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet and actress. Her debut album Pieces of You yielded the hit single "Who Will Save Your Soul."

  • Gary Busey

    Gary Busey

    1944 -

    Actor Gary Busey won an Oscar nomination for his title role in The Buddy Holly Story. He later appeared in action films such as 1993’s The Firm.

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