Apr 12, 2019 · Getty Brad Silberling Rebecca Schaeffer is the focus of tonight’s 20/20 episode. Schaeffer was shot and killed on July 17, 1989, after being stalked by Robert John Bardo for three years. The...
Feb 16, 2003 · Schaeffer's fiancé, Brad Silberling, then 26, a film graduate, was caught up in the story as he struggled to come to terms with his loss. Minutes before she died, he had spoken to her on the phone...
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Apr 11, 2019 · Brad Silberling dated Rebecca Schaeffer. In the summer of 1989, Coppola was working on making “The Godfather Part III,” the final installment in the franchise that made him famous. Every young actress in Hollywood wanted the role of Mary, the daughter of Al Pacino’s lead character Michael Corleone and Schaeffer was going for it.
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Mar 28, 2017 · Brad Pitt later mentioned his own connection to the killing, Silberling remembered: “He told me he’d actually been living on Rebecca’s street [in 1989]. And he said, ‘It’s no consolation ...
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May 07, 2021 · At the time of her murder, Rebecca Schaeffer was in a romantic relationship with director Brad Silberling. The Guardian writes that upon hearing of her death, Silberling felt like he was at a loss. "The moment this happened, there was a voice in my head saying, 'I don't know what I'm going to do.'"
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Sep 07, 2019 · In 1987, Schaeffer began dating 23-year-old Brad Silberling, a graduate student studying filmmaking at UCLA. Schaeffer was beginning to get more of a feel for the celebrity lifestyle. The first season of My Sister Sam, which originally aired in October 1986, was a hit from the start.
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Silberling previously dated Rebecca Schaeffer, whom he met at UCLA film school, until she was murdered in 1989. He is currently married to the actress Amy Brenneman, whom he met on the set of NYPD Blue and with whom he has two children, Charlotte and Bodhi.
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Feb 25, 2019 · PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Rebecca Schaeffer, the young actress. shot point blank as she opened her front door, was buried. ... Brad Silberling, broke into tears and said he had wanted to marry Schaeffer,
Her boyfriend at the time was Brad Silberling, writer and director of the 2002 movie "Moonlight Mile," he based the film on his own experiences of her tragic death. Schaeffer's death also helped prompt the 1990 passage of America's first anti-stalking laws. Actress. Best known for her role as 'Patti Russell' in "My Sister Sam" (1986).