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15 Celebrities Who've Had Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)

October 31st, 2014 2:30pm EDT
15 Celebrities Who've Had Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)
Many celebrities have come close to death, whether through car crashes (Tracy Morgan), surfing accidents (Gerard Butler) or drug overdoses (Eminem), but only a handful have had what can be described as near-death experiences (NDEs). These are people who have died, seen something on the other side, and have come back to life.

In 2001, actress Sharon Stone ("Basic Instinct," "Total Recall," "Casino") had a brain aneurysm that nearly killed her. She described the incident to Katie Couric, saying she felt like she had been shot in the head. The impact was so great, she fell over the sofa.

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Erik Estrada Teams Up With Outlaws In Syfy Original Movie 'Chupacabra Vs. The Alamo'

March 9th, 2013 7:07am EST
Chupacabra vs the alama
Our favorite "CHiPs" star Erik Estrada is strapping on his leather boots again. He's getting back on his motorcycle to take on deadly legendary beasts in the new Syfy original movie "Chupacabra vs The Alamo," premiering Saturday, March 23, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

When Chupacabras attack the San Antonio region, DEA Agent Carlos (Estrada) teams with a band of outlaw gangsters to battle a horde of the blood-sucking creatures - culminating in a final bloody confrontation at the Alamo. Julia Benson ("Stargate Universe") also stars.

This weekend Syfy kicks off March Original Movies on March 9 at 9 p...
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Take A Ride With Ponch & Jon In 'CHiPs' Season 2

June 2nd, 2008 8:23am EDT
Chips
CHiPs centered on two California Highway Patrol motorcycle cops whose beat was the freeway system in Los Angeles.

With nearly 140 episodes under their “belts,” Frank “Ponch” Poncherello (Erik Estrada) and Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox) are back with their aviator glasses and polyester beige uniforms in "CHiPs: The Complete Second Season."

The second season includes episodes such as "Trick Or Trick," "Rally Round The Bank," "Supercycle," "Down Time," "Biorhythms," "High Flyer," "CHP BMX," and "The Greatest Adventures Of CHiPs." Ponch upgrades from his RV trailer to an apartment and gets ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 16

March 16th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Flavor Flav
Happy Birthday to "Firefly" actor Alan Tudyk (1971), "Gilmore Girl" Lauren Graham (1967), singer/songwriter Patty Griffin (1964), Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav (1959), Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson (1954), French actress Isabelle Huppert (1953), English stage star Kate Nelligan (1950), stage actor Victor Garber (1949), "ChiPs" actor Erik Estrada (1949), low-budget director David Cronenberg (1943), outlaw country artist Jerry Jeff Walker (1942), game show host Chuck Woolery (1940), "Last Tango in Paris" director Bernardo Bertolucci (1940), folk-rocker Fred Neil (1936; d. 2001), comedian/act...
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You Can't Miss "Armed & Famous," Premiering On CBS Tonight At 8PM EST!

January 10th, 2007 11:00am EST
Armed and Famous
Dancing is for wimps! These five brave celebrities will train to become sworn police officers with the Muncie Police Department in Muncie, Indiana. They will help clean the streets by arresting the bad guys, including drug dealers, hookers and johns, wife-beaters, burglars, the drunk-and-disorderly and more.

Who are these brave new recruits? International television star Erik Estrada ("CHiPs"), singer and author La Toya Jackson, moviestar and professional skateboarder Jason "Wee-Man" Acuna ("Jackass"), television personality Jack Osbourne ("The Osbournes"), and seven-time WWE champi...
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Celebrity Crime Fighting Show Debuts Jan. 10

December 14th, 2006 1:50pm EST
Erik Estrada
"Armed & Famous," a new reality series that turns celebrities into crime fighters, will follow five brave stars through the Police Academy and onto patrol in Muncie, Indiana. The show will premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) followed by a special original broadcast on Thursday, Jan. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. "Armed & Famous" moves to its regular time period, Wednesdays (8:00 - 9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 17.

"Armed & Famous" features actor Erik Estrada, singer and author La Toya Jackson, television personality Jack Osbourne, professional skateboarder Jason "W...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 16

March 16th, 2006 3:00am EST
Flavor Flav
Happy Birthday to "Firefly" actor Alan Tudyk (1971), "Gilmore Girl" Lauren Graham (1967), singer/songwriter Patty Griffin (1964), Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav (1959), Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson (1954), French actress Isabelle Huppert (1953), English stage star Kate Nelligan (1950), stage actor Victor Garber (1949), "ChiPs" actor Erik Estrada (1949), low-budget director David Cronenberg (1943), outlaw country artist Jerry Jeff Walker (1942), game show host Chuck Woolery (1940), "Last Tango in Paris" director Bernardo Bertolucci (1940), folk-rocker Fred Neil (1936; d. 2001), comedian/act...
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