From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Judith Eva Barsi (June 6, 1978 – July 25, 1988) was an American child actress. She was small in stature and often played characters younger than her actual age. After years of physical and mental abuse, Barsi and her mother were shot and killed by her father, József, in a murder–suicide. Description above from the Wikipedia article Judith Barsi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .