Sean Caracena Wiki & Biography
Sean caracena was an actor of Brazilian origin. He was born in Belo Horizonte on March, 13, 1976 to Brazilian parents Richard Herget (father) and Donna Durall Teague (mother). His real name was Sean Paulo Hergert and adopted his nick name Sean Caracena after entering showbiz industry. Unfortunately, during his young age he was struck by a tragedy in the form of separation of his parents. He died due to probable drug overdose on April 4, 2006 in New York, USA.
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Sean Caracena starred in only one major project of Hollywood ‘Somebody is Waiting’ which proved to be his first and last major project.
Sean Caracena movies
Saun Caracena’s appeared in his first and last major project ‘Somebody Is Waiting’ released in 1996. The movie immediately threw him into the spotlight. He played as Gavin Pullman in the movie which made lasting impression on many. He was also made part of the documentary ‘Kid 90’.
Sean caracena images:
There is not much stuff and images of the actor available on the on the internet however, among the most famous are of the stills from ‘somebody is waiting’ and from the documentary ‘Kid 90’.
Sean carcena Somebody is waiting
Saean Caracena is known due to his role in ‘Somebody is Waiting’ co-staring alongside Gabrial Burne, Jhonny Whitworth and Nastassja Kinski. The film was a one-hour long psychodrama directed by Martin Dono Van. The movie was about intricate relationships within a family focusing on mother-son and father-son relationships in difficult times.
The storyline is about an 18-year old teen, Leon, living in family where his father has left home long ago due to his abusive behavior and issues with alcohol. His world fell apart when he is arrested for driving drunk. After which his mother, fearing his bad influence on his siblings, evicts him. However, after a brief period tries to recall him. However, the worst happens when his mother was shot dead and he got injured during a bank robbery while setting up an account at the bank.
To make things worst his father returns to reclaim his family while he was on his path to recover from his injury. But as the saying goes ‘old habits die hard’ his father again starts to behave in abusive manner and dinks excessively. During these verbal clashes his father dies. Leon buries his father’s dead body in the garden due to fear that his death might be misconstrued by police and would lead to his arrest. He then starts his endless trail of running away from police coupled with his nightmares in which his mother is constantly calling him, saying that she is ‘waiting’ for him.
What Became of Sean Caracena and the Cause of his Death
It is a dream of every child to look into the mirror and see an icon or a star instead of their own reflections. However, many didn’t realize as to what life would offer to them after achieving that fame. As is the case, with fame comes great expectations and sometimes it is hard to manage and cope up with those expectations. The reality is that fame can end up killing you.
This is exactly what happened to Sean Caracena and some of his other colleagues who were not able to cope up with the sudden fame and power resulting in consuming them. Their tragic stories were shown in the documentary ‘Kid 90’ by Soleil Moon Frye.
What happened to Sean caracena
After claiming overnight fame from the role of Gavin Pullman in the film ‘Somebody Is Waiting’ the expectations crept up on sean caracena resulted him losing his confidence and becoming an insecure guy. This impacted him significantly.
Kid 90; Reflecting on 90’s actor Kids who lost their lives
Kid 90 is a documentary film based on the video recordings of kids and youngsters aspiring to become Hollywood stars and a sneak peek into their lives. The documentary was based on the video recording, telephone conversations and other encounters by Soleil Moon Frye and released by ‘HULU’ distribution company. Soleil Moon Frye herself starred in an American Sitcom ‘Punky Brewster’ in 1984. The documentary focused on showbiz kids from the decade of 90s featuring many present era stars for example David Arquette, Charlie Sheen, Leonardo Dicaprio and Robin Thicke etc.
‘kID 90’ featured many young stars who suffered untimely departure and not only Caracena. The stars include Justin Pierce and Jonathan Brandis. These stars tragically committed suicides. All of them are shown to be desperately crying and seeking for help either on phone calls on in the footage.
Soleil Moon Frye back then wondered around with her camera recording everything around her especially her close circle. Later, these archives resulted in the documentary ‘Kid 90’ taking us on a journey to explore the showbiz kids and entertainment industry in the 1990s. Frye also left curtain of her personal details including her relationships but focused on reflecting the lives of her friends from the industry during the 90s who later on died tragically and paid them rich tribute. Those include Sean Carcena, Jonathan Brandis, Shannon Wilsey and Justin Pierce etc.
The documentary shows clips in which each of them desperately cried for help either in footage or on phone calls but unfortunately all those calls fell on deaf years depicting the harsh and cruel reality of the entertainment industry.
Kid 90 on Sean Caracena
The documentary has some painful instances where Frye would inquire from her buddies about their view on life. In one of the footage Caracena revealed that he seriously though of ending his life.
Comments of Soleil Moon Frye on lost 90’s showbiz kids
Frye later commenting on why she was indifferent to the sufferings and SoS calls of her friends said that she was experiencing the truth but that she was not listening to those desperate calls the way she did now.
Was the Late Actor sean Caracena Married?
Sean caracena died at the age of thirty and was not married at that time. Sean Caracena remained low-profile and avoided cameras.
Sean caracena obituary
The formal obituary of sean caracena’s death was never released however, reports suggested that he died due to suicide by drug overdose as he was under severe depression and a sense of regret of not being able to make his mark in the industry and failing to live up to the expectations.
The case of sean caracena shed light on the harsh realities associated with entertainment industry and with fame in general. Times have changed but the problem still persists and probably have increased manifold consuming the lives of young aspirants. This urgently calls for the counselling of young stars making to the big screens which help them understand the environment better and provide them support in testing times.