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Jon Schnepp Bio, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, GoFundMe, Death and Cause of Death (1967-2018)

Jon Schnepp GoFundMe Page to  Raise Medical Costs


Jon Schnepp Bio

Jonathan D. “Jon” Schnepp was born on 16 May 1967 in the United States and passed on on 19 July 2018. She was an American producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, and cinematographer whose company, Schneppzone, works on short films and TV Shows. His documentary film The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened? was met with mostly positive reviews upon its release in 2015. He regularly made appearances on Collider Movie Talk and Collider Nightmares and hosted Collider Heroes each week. He passed away on July 19, 2018, due to complications following a stroke.
Born May 16, 1967 in the United States
Died July 19, 2018
Age He died at the age of 51 years
Cause of Death Stroke
Wife Holly Payne, a film actor
  • Sister – Deborah
  • Mother – Miriam
  • Father – David
Occupation Producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, cinematographer
Books Creepy Romance IV 2017, Slayer: Repentless 2017, Metalocalypse: Dethklok 2011, Zombie Tales Omnibus: Outbreak 2011, Creepy Romance 2014,  Creepy Romance III 2015

Jon Schnepp Biography – Career

From 2013 to 2015, Schnepp was a regular contributor to AMC Movie Talk on YouTube, an online show dedicated to film news and commentaries. Following the cancellation of the series by AMC Theatres and subsequent pickup by Collider, Schnepp remained as a regular contributor to the talk show.

In 2015, Schnepp directed the 2015 documentary film The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened?, which documents behind-the-scenes events surrounding the canceled Tim Burton film Superman Lives. Partially raised through a successful Kickstarter campaign,  it premiered on May 1, 2015, and was released through VOD on July 9, 2015, to some positive reviews.

Jon Schnepp Cause of Death

His wife, Holly Payne confirmed on Twitter of Joh Schnepp death expressing her grief and the cause of his death. She also requested the family’s privacy be respected;

“It is with a broken heart the Schnepp family and I must announce the passing of our beloved Jon Schnepp, who died peacefully on July 19, 2018,” fiance Holly Payne wrote on Twitter. “Jon ultimately succumbed to the effects of a massive stroke. He had a blood clot removed from his left carotid artery, but the bleeding could not be stopped. Irreparable and catastrophic damage was caused to both hemispheres and all brain activity ceased. His sister Deborah and I had to make the difficult decision to take him off of life support. There was no possible way for him to recover.”

Jon Schnepp GoFundMe Page to  Raise Medical Costs

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to fund-raise for his medicinal costs, with an objective of $150,000. Up until now, the funds raised are more than $100,000.

Patton Oswalt tweeted a tribute to his friend. “Jon Schnepp, an inventive and great-hearted man, has passed away. If you can, if it’s not too much trouble assist Holly with the massive, life-squashing medical bills? We should help somebody who’s been devasted.”

Schnepp is survived by his wife Payne, his sister, Deborah, his mom, Miriam, and his dad, David. Memorial plans are yet to be announced.

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Moses Njoroge is the Senior Editor at Glob Intel, a news and IT service provider company. He has a wide range of experience in freelance writing, Web/System Development and other related IT services.

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