Heather O'Rourke

Born Dec 27, 1975
  • Actor
Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. A native of San Diego, O'Rourke was discovered at the age of five by director Steven Spielberg while eating lunch with her mother at the MGM commissary. Spielberg cast her as Carol Anne Freeling, a little girl abducted by ghosts in the 1982 horror film...

Heather O'Rourke Stats


: Heather Michele O'Rourke, Bernie, Heath


: Actor


: 4 ft 7 in (1.42 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Dec 27, 1975 - Feb 1, 1988 (12 years old)

Place of Birth

: Santee

Date of Death

: Feb 1, 1988

Place of Death

: San Diego

Cause of Death

: Intestinal Obstruction | Iatrogenesis | Septic shock | Cardiac arrest

Heather O'Rourke Film Roles

  1. Poltergeist
    Carol Anne Freeling
  2. Surviving: A Family in Crisis
    Sarah Brogan
  3. Poltergeist II: The Other Side
    Carol Anne Freeling
    Poltergeist II: The Other Side
  4. Poltergeist III
    Carol Anne Freeling

Heather O'Rourke TV Starring Roles

  1. Fantasy Island
    Liz Blake
    Fantasy Island
  2. CHiPs
  3. Happy Days
    Heather Pfister
  4. Matt Houston
    Sunny Kimball
    Matt Houston
  5. Webster
  6. Finder of Lost Loves
    Jillian Marsh
  7. Our House
  8. Rocky Road
    Russian Girl
  9. The New Leave It to Beaver

Heather O'Rourke TV Guest Roles

  1. Little Case of Revenge
  2. Travis
  3. Nervous Romance
  4. A Night at the Circus
  5. I Drink, Therefore I Am
  6. Turn Around and You're Home
  7. Babysitting
  8. Fun House
  9. I'm Not at Liberty
  10. Second Time Around