The Most Famous Stars Who Tragically Died Too Young

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1. PAUL WALKER

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The star of the Fast and the Furious’ death was something that shocked the entire world. Paul was just attending a charity event and on the way back, his Porche crashed. Both him and the driver were killed in the fiery crash. He was 40 years old, but he was definitely someone that got taken too early.

2. CORY MONTEITH

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The actor that played Finn Hudson in Glee is just one person in the long line of actors that struggled with addiction and depression. After a long fight, a drug OD would take Cory at the age of 31.

3. HEATH LEDGER

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The most loved villain in the world, Joker died at the ripe age of 28. And, the reason behind his death is truly saddening. Most drug overdoses in Hollywood are out of free will. But, Heath died from an accidental overdose from prescription drugs.

4. BRITTANY MURPHY

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Murphy’s career rose to it’s peak after her big breakthrough movie Clueless. It was expected that she’d have a great career ahead of her. However, it would be anemia and pneumonia that would take her at a young age.

5. JIM MORRISON

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He was adored by millions, however all that love doesn’t stop death. He died at the age of 27 from a heart attack. The possible cause for the attack was declared an overdose.

6. KURT COBAIN

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Cobain was someone that helped Nirvana become one of the top music groups in the world. He died at 27 years of age from a gunshot wound. The official cause of death would be labelled a suicide, but a lot of people wonder if there was something more to the story.

7. JOHN RITTER

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He was 54 years old, but he still had a lot left in his career. However, his expectations and our hopes would be cut short because of an aortic dissection.

8. WHITNEY HOUSTON

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Houston was one of the finest singers of her generation, but eventually, she would start doing drugs. She died at the age of 48 due to drowning. The police concluded the investigation by saying that she passed out due to an OD and then drowned in her hotel bathtub.

9. BRUCE LEE

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There’s probably no one in the world not familiar with the name Lee. One of the finest martial artists the world has ever seen and an amazing movie star on top of it. He died from a brain swelling at the age of 32.

10. BRANDON LEE

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Brandon followed in his father footsteps in many ways – unfortunately too many ways. He was a martial artist as well as a movie star. There was some sort of freak accident with a prop gun that would take his life at the age of 28.

11. CHRISTOPHER PETTIET

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Pettiet was a rising child star of the 90s and probably had a huge career in front of him. However, all of that was taken away due to a drug overdose when he was just 24 years old.

12. NATASHA RICHARDSON

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Natasha was well known for her time as a Broadway star. She was married to Liam Neeson till a skiing accident took her life at the age of 45.

13. KRISSY TAYLOR

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Taylor was a rising model in the fashion world. She landed so many amazing gigs before even becoming a legal adult. She did so much work with Elle, Glamour and Vogue, but her successful modeling career would end with an acute asthma attach and sudden cardiac arrhythmia. Taylor is the youngest on this list as she died at the age of 17.

14. RIVER PHOENIX

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Phoenix died of heart failure at the age of 23. He was outside a strip club when his heart stopped. An autopsy suggested that an extreme usage of alcohol and drugs led to heart failure.

15. NATALIE WOOD

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At the time, Wood’s cause of death was an apparent boating accident that led to her drowning at the age of 43. However, some recent evidence rose up and it was suggested that Natalie’s death might have some foul play on the part of her husband Robert Wagner.