Being dead: When it pays off
Would-be corpse gets chance to join ‘Stiffs’
Ohio man's TV auditions pay off, receives offer to play dead body in comedy
And then, there's when it doesn't:
Police: Man faked death to avoid child support
'Ultimate deadbeat dad' now owes more than $30,000 for two kids
Evidently, the first guy has a website; the other guy... not so much.