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This list also showcases actors who have done newly-recorded performances with archive footage of themselves in split-screen.
This Criteria showcases 10 actors whose images/likeness, voice, or a combination of both, was previously used prior to the production of the movies or TV shows that they were featured in, either due to aging, tragedy, or death.
  • 1Humphrey Bogart-"You, Murderer" (1995)
    "You, Murderer" is an episode of the TV series "Tales from the Crypt", which aired on January 25, 1995. Tales from the Crypt ran for 7 seasons, from 1989 to 1996.
    Humphrey Bogart look-alike Robert Sacchi provided the voice of Humphrey Bogart's character, Lou Spinelli.
    According to the Internet Movie Database, This may be the first time that a TV series has given a guest star credit to an actor who has been dead for close to 40 years.
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  • 2Rod Serling- "Still Life" (2005)
    Rod Serling's Voice is re-recorded by voice actor Mark Silverman.
    THe Re-Animated Rod Serling talks with the TV viewing audience about when to put on and take off their 3-D glasses and the episode's plot, which is about 3-D Images in an Art Exhibit.
    Medium aired on NBC from 2005 to 2009, when it moved to CBS for it's remaining two seasons until it was canceled in January of 2011.
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  • 3Jennifer Hudson- Weight Watchers TV Commercial (2011)
    Archive Recordings of Mel Blanc's voice were posthumously used for Dino the Dinosaur in the live-action films The Flintstones (1994) and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000).
    The song that the two Jennifers sing is The Four Tops' song "I Believe in You and Me".
    On this TV Commercial, the skinny, modern-day Jennifer Hudson joins her younger, heavier self via footage taken from American Idol Season 3 to perform a virtual duet of "I Believe in You and Me".

  • 4Rita Hayworth- This Is It (2009)
    The Rita Hayworth footage specifically appears during the first part of the introduction to Michael's hit song "Smooth Criminal", before the song comes on.
    The sequence from the 1946 Columbia Pictures film "Gilda", where Rita Hayworth is dancing and lip-syncing to the song "Put the Blame on Mame" (Sung by Anita Ellis), was edited into the 2009 Michael Jackson documentary "This Is It".
    The sequence from the 1946 Columbia pictures film "Gilda", where Rita Hayworth is dancing and lip-syncing the song "Put the Blame on Mame" (Sung by Anita Ellis), was edited into the 2009 Michael Jackson documentary "This Is It".

  • 5Peter Cushing and Carrie Fisher - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) suggested bycalvinator2012 Make Your Case
  • 6Mel Blanc (voice)- The Flintstones (1994) and Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
    Legendary voice actor Mel Blanc died on July 10, 1989, at the age of 81 (Born May 30, 1908).
    Dino's voice, which was provided by Mel Blanc in both films, were taken directly from the original 1960s cartoon TV series "The Flintstones".
    The original Flintstones TV series aired on ABC from 1960 until 1966.
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  • 7Basil Rathbone (voice)- The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
    Basil Rathbone's voice recording was not taken from one of his 1940s performances as Holmes on film or radio, as it is often incorrectly claimed.
    However, as Mr. Rathbone had died in 1967, his voice recording is edited from a reading of the Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League" by Arthur Conan Doyle for Caedmon Records in 1966, just months before his death.
    Basil Rathbone, a South African-British actor known for playing Sherlock Holmes in 14 U.S. Films (two for 20th-Century Fox & the other 12 for Universal Studios), radio, & even on the stage, makes a cameo appearance in Disney's 1986 animated feature film "The Great Mouse Detective", as (the human) Sherlock Holmes.

  • 8Aaliyah- Queen of the Damned (2002)
    Special vocal technology was also used to make Rashad's voice sound more feminine.
    Film Director Michael Rymer called in Aaliyah's brother, Rashad Haughton, to help with overdubbing Queen Akasha's voice following Aaliyah's death due to their similar voices.
    Aaliyah died in a plane crash on August 25, 2001, shortly after principal photography was completed but had not yet actually performed any ADR redubbing for her character, Queen Akasha.

  • 9Paul Walker- Furious Seven (2015)
    In the new 2015 film "Furious Seven", some of Paul Walker's dialogue and footage is taken from previous Fast & Furious films.

  • 10Peter Sellers- The Trail of The Pink Panther (1982)
    As production on this film started almost two years after Mr. Sellers died, he only appears in the movie thru archive footage.

  • 11Mary J. Blige- Chevy Commercial (2008)
    Mary J. Blige appears in a Hybrid Malibu car commercial with various other images of herself, each one representing the different stages of her career.

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