Henry Deutschendorf’s sudden death seems to have shocked his fans across the world. TMZ has reported that Henry Deutschendorf, who played the baby at the center of Ghostbusters II is no more. He was just 28.
TMZ report claims that the actor has committed suicide. The young actor was reportedly suffering from schizoaffective disorder and suffered numerous bouts of depression. It is surprising that the actor who was loved by his fans and family could suffer such a gruesome fate.
It should be kept in mind that Hank played the role of Oscar Ghostbusters II along with his brother, Will. Henry Deutschendorf is John Denver’s nephew. Reports claim that Hank was named after his uncle, John Denver, whose real named as Henry Deutschendorf.
Hollywood has faced numerous such deaths in recent times. A report in HollywoodLife says, “Hollywood has been reeling from a series of heartbreaking deaths. Celebrities and fans alike have been could not believe that Gregg Allman had passed away from complications from liver cancer. Cher mourned her ex husband’s death and could barely hold back her tears at his funeral. The rapper Prodigy shocked everyone when he unexpectedly died on June 20. The 42 year-old had been in the hospital just days before his passing after complications arose from sickle cell anemia. He was in Las Vegas with other half of his Mobb Depp duo Havoc on the Art of Rap tour”.
For the last five years, he and his brother Will took over the West Coast Martial Arts Academy in the San Diego area. The brothers were featured in a March 2008 feature by 92127 magazine. That piece was written five months before Hank was diagnosed with his mental conditions. His brother, while writing about him said, “Since his diagnosis, he tried everything to alleviate the symptoms. In his daily life, he used supplements, meditation, strict dietary plans, and exercise regiments. His daily disciplines weren’t enough to allow him to live the life he wanted to live”.
His Facebook page says that Hank was in a relationship. His Facebook profile photo shows him with a girl named Keemia Ranjbaran. Keemia was a student at the West Coast Martial Arts Academy.