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15 Celebrities Whose Parents Were Murdered

Updated December 12, 2018 4.7m views15 items

Jennifer Hudson and Sean Lennon aren't the only celebrities whose parents were murdered. Patrick Duffy, Michael Jordan, and Dylan McDermott are among several celebrities whose parents have been killed. A parent of one of the famous people on this list was killed in self defense, while another was assassinated. Several of these celebrities' parents were killed in robberies.

In 1991, when Monster star Charlize Theron was a teen, her mother Gerda shot and killed her father Charles in self defense. Michael Jordan's dad James Jordan was murdered in 1993 as he was robbed of his car and two NBA championship rings that Michael had given him. 

Who is the most famous person whose parents were murdered or killed in self defense?

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