12 celebrities who have killed people [SLIDESHOW]

Here are 12 celebrities who have been convicted of killing other people, whether they meant to or not.

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  • Actor John Wilkes Booth shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. He was killed himself a few days later.
  • "Bronx Tale" and "The Sopranos" actor, Lillo Brancato, is currently serving a 10-year sentence for being involved in a burglary and homicide of an off-duty police officer in 2005.
  • Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil was driving drunk when he got into a wreck that killed his passenger in 1984. He spent 15 days in jail. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • "Mork and Mindy" and "Designing Women" actress Fay Dewitt was convicted of stabbing and killing her husband with a letter opener in 1965.
  • "Baretta" actor Robert Blake was acquitted of hiring someone to shoot his wife point-blank after he had treated her to an Italian dinner in 2001. In 2005, Blake lost a civil suit and was forced to pay his wife's family $30 million. He filed for bankruptcy the following year and appealed the civil suit verdict, but the verdict was upheld. (Photo by Frazer Harrisonl/Getty Images)
  • One year after his breakout hit "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Matthew Broderick was driving with then-girlfriend Jennifer Gray (who played his sister in the movie) while on vacation in Northern Ireland when his rental car swerved into the wrong lane and killed a 28-year-old woman and her mother. He was charged with careless driving and fined $175. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
  • Legendary music producer Phil Spector was charged with fatally shooting 40-year-old Clarkson in February 2003 in his Alhambra mansion hours after meeting her in an area nightclub back in 2003. Spector, who produced songs for The Beatles, The Ramones, The Righteous Brothers and other Motown groups had allegedly pulled guns on women four times prior. In 2009, Spector was sentenced to 19 years in prison for the second-degree murder. (Photo by Joshua Gates Weisberg-Pool/Getty Images)
  • In 2010, former "Melrose Place" star Amy Locane's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit when she hit a 60-year-old woman with her car. The woman died and her husband was seriously injured. She is currently serving a three-year sentence. (Photo by M. David Leeds/Getty Images)
  • Former "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" kid actor Skylar Deleon  -- along with his wife and another friend -- killed a married couple who had been showing him a yacht that he was allegedly interested in buying in 2004. He is currently on death row.
  • "Prison Break" actor Lane Garrison was driving drunk when he struck and killed a teenager in 2006. He was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison, but was released after two. He will star opposite Kristen Stewart in the forthcoming indie movie "Camp X-Ray." (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for GUESS)
  • Sex Pistols lead singer Sid Vicious stabbed his wife Nancy to death after a heroin binge in 1978. He denied killing her at first, but then claimed that he stabbed her, but did not intend to kill her. Sid died four months later after using heroin that his mother supplied to him. Some believe the overdose was a suicide because he had been clean for months after Nancy's death.
  • Actress Rebecca Gayheart hit and killed a nine-year-old boy when she was driving through a Los Angeles in 2001. She pled no contest to vehicular manslaughter and was sentenced to three years' probation, a fine and a suspended license. (Photo: Getty Images)