Celebrities Who Died Too Young

Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens, a famous Mexican-American singer and guitarist, died from a small plane crash at age 17. The same plane crash took the life of fellow musician, Buddy Holly.
Aaliyah
Aaliyah
American R&B recording artist, actress and model Aaliyah, died at the age of 22. (credit: AP)
ANNA NICOLE SMITH
ANNA NICOLE SMITH
Actress, model and TV personality Anna Nicole Smith, passed away at age 39. (credit: Rob Griffith)
River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Actor and teen icon River Phoenix died of a drug overdose at age 23. (credit: AP)
Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse
British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse died at the age of 27 from a drug overdose. (credit: AP)
Keith Moon
Keith Moon
Keith Moon, drummer for the band "The Who", is seen on the far right. He died at the age of 32 of a drug overdose. (credit: AP)
Brad Renfro
Brad Renfro
Actor Brad Renfro died from a heroin overdose at age 25. (credit: AP)
Ryan Dunn
Ryan Dunn
In this Nov. 2, 2010 photo, U.S reality television personality and daredevil Ryan Dunn attends the Jackass 3D UK Premiere at a central London cinema. Police say Dunn and a passenger in his 2007 Porsche died early Monday, June 20, 2011, of injuries sustained in a car crash in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/dapd, Jorge Herrera) GERMANY OUT; AUSTRIA OUT; SWITZERLAND OUT
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Actress, singer and model Marilyn Monroe, died at the age of 36. (credit: AP)
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee
Actor, producer, and famed martial-arts instructor Bruce Lee died at the age of 32. Lee became a cultural icon through his influence as a martial artist. (credit: AP)
Nathaniel Hale - Nate Dogg
Nathaniel Hale - Nate Dogg
Rapper Nathaniel Hale, commonly known as Nate Dogg, died from mulitple stroke complications at the age of 41. (credit: AP)
Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
Singer-songwriter and famed American guitarist, Jimi Hendrix, died at the age of 27. (credit: AP)
Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly
James Dean
James Dean
Actor James Dean died in a car accident at age 24. (credit: AP)
Chris Farley
Chris Farley
Actor and comedian Chris Farley died at age 33 from an accidental drug overdose. (credit: AP)
Brittney Murphy
Brittney Murphy
Actress and singer Brittany Murphy died from a drug overdose at age 32. (credit: Getty Images)
Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
Television and Film actor Heath Ledger died at the age of 28. (credit: AP Photo/Steve Holland)
Jim Croce
Jim Croce
Singer and songwriter, Jim Croce, died in a commercial plane crash at age 30. (credit: AP Photo)

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One Comment

  1. Brett says:

    Where’s Pac!

  2. Amy says:

    The results of Amy Winehouse’s toxicology tests haven’t been released yet so it’s a bit presumptuous to list her cause of death here.

  3. MustangLee says:

    The ones who asked for it, well…

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