Skye McCole Bartusiak
Skye McCole Bartusiak (September 28, 1992 – July 19, 2014) was an American child actress and child model. She appeared in The Patriot (2000), Don't Say a Word (2001), as Rose Wilder in Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (2002), 24 (2002–03), Boogeyman (2005), and Kill Your Darlings (2006). McCole Bartusiak died at the age of twenty-one in her apartment behind her parents' home. Her death was ruled the result of an accidental drug overdose. McCole Bartusiak's mother stated her daughter suffered epileptic seizures as a baby and believed it had a role in her death.