Robert John Bardo, 16, became obsessed with actress Rebecca Schaeffer in 1986. He wrote her numerous letters & attempted to get on the TV set where Schaeffer played a starring role. He obtained her home address via a detective agency and confronted her there in 1989. He told her he was a big fan & she signed an autograph. About 15 minutes later, Bardo again rang the bell. When she answered. Bardo pulled a gun out of a paper bag & shot Schaeffer. Bardo was sentenced to life imprisonment.