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6 actors from the movie ‘Half & Half’ who died

The show focused on two paternal sisters in their 20s who were estranged during their childhood. The two finally met and established a close relationship in San Francisco. ‘Half & Half’ is one of the shows that has made our lives more interesting in terms of entertainment.

The television sitcom had many cast members, but we will feature some of the cast members who died in real life.

Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll is one of the cast members of the sitcom “Half & Half” who passed away. The elegant actress, singer and recording artist appeared in one episode of the show as the grandmother of the two half-sisters.

She died in 2019 at the age of 84 after a long battle with breast cancer. Caroll rose to fame in the 1950s in some of the first major studios to feature black casts. She also had a successful Broadway career and was nominated for various awards.

Merlino Santana

Merlin Santana is one of the cast members of the sitcom ‘Half & Half’ who passed away. Santana appeared on an episode of the show as Dante Aldente in 2002. Although her role was short, she managed to make the sitcom more memorable.

Santana, best known for her role as Stanley on the Cosby Show, began her acting career in the early 1990s. The actor had a short career, but he made a big impact as long as his career lasted. He has starred in films and television shows such as “Under One Roof”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, “Getting By”, “Moesha” among others.

Merlin Santana died in 2002 after being shot to death.

Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke is another cast member of the sitcom “Half & Half” who has passed away. Thicke appeared on the show as Gavin Storm in one episode in 2005. Although his role was short, he managed to make fans of the show smile with his incredible acting skills.

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Alan Thicke was not only a good actor, but also a singer, songwriter and director. He was inducted on the Canada Walk of Fame in 2013 and was best known for his role as Dr. Jason Seaver on the 1980s sitcom “Growing Pains”. Thicke died of type A aortic dissection in 2016 at the age of 69.


The most beloved rapper and actor DMX is one of the cast members of the “Half & Half” show who passed away. The rapper who appeared on the sitcom as a guest of the cast died in 2021 after suffering from a drug-induced heart attack at the age of 50.

DMX started her career in the 90’s and made a huge impact with her music. She released her first album in 1998 and it was a huge success. He later released two more albums and sold over 74 million records worldwide.

As an actor, he starred in such films as “Belly”, “Romeo Must Die”, “Last Hour”, “The Bleeding” and many others.

Giulio Carry

Earl’s character in the sitcom “Half & Half” was played by the talented actor Julius Carry. Carry, born in March 1952, began a successful acting career in 1979. Unfortunately, Julius Carry died in 2008 at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Shirley Prestia

Shirley Prestia is another cast member of the “Half & Half” show who has passed away. Prestia appeared on the show for only one episode in 2002. Although her role was short, she managed to make the sitcom more interesting and memorable with her unique acting skills.

Shirley Prestia died in 2011 at the age of 64.

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