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196 Famous People Who Died Before Their Time




Even famous people are subject to death and taxes. There's no escaping them. If I've missed any please comment.

Type of death: Drug | Plane Crash | Car Crash | Shot | Suicide | Illness | Cancer | Drowned | Heart Attack | Animal | Aids | Skiing | Murder | Fall
Famous for: Music | Sports | Actor | Politics | Author | TV | Artist | tech | comedian | business
Age: Teens | Twenties | Thirties | Forties | Fifties | Sixties | Seventies

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1.
 Jimi Hendrix - Drug Overdose - 27
2.
 Princess Di - Car Crash - 36
3.
 Michael Jackson - Drugs - 50
4.
 Abraham Lincoln - shot - 56
5.
 John Kennedy - shot - 46
6.
 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Shot - 39
7.
 John Lennon - Shot - 40
8.
 Kurt Cobain - Shot - Suicide - 27
9.
 John Kennedy Jr. - Plane Crash - 38
10.
 Robert Kennedy - Shot - 42
11.
 Michael Hutchence (lead singer from INXS) - Suicide - drugs - 37
12.
 Ofra Haza (singer) - AIDS-related pneumonia - 42
13.
 Elvis Presley - Drugs - 42
14.
 Janis Joplin - Drugs - 27
15.
 Thurman Muson - Plane Crash - 32
16.
 Lou Gehrig - ALS 37
17.
 Billy Martin - Car Crash - 61
18.
 Cory Lidle - Plane Crash - 34
19.
 Heath Ledger - drugs - 28
20.
 Anna Nicole Smith - drugs - 39
21.
 Marilyn Monroe - Drugs - 36
22.
 John Denver  - Plane crash - 53
23.
 Sonny Bono (Sonny & Cher) - skiing - 62
24.
 George Reeves - shot - 45
25.
 John Belushi - Drugs - 33
26.
 Chris Farley - Drugs - 33
27.
 River Pheonix - Drugs - 23
28.
 Bob Marley - skin cancer - 36
29.
 Linda McCartney - Breast Cancer - 56
30.
 George Harrison - Lung Cancer - 58
31.
 Judy Garland - Drugs - 47
32.
 Jim Morrison - Drugs - 27
33.
 Amy Winehouse - Alcohol - 27
34.
 Steve Jobs - Pancreatic Cancer - 56
35.
 Natalie Wood - Drowned - 43
36.
 Adam Yauch - Beastie Boys - Cancer - 47
37.
 Davy Jones - Heart Attack - 66
38.
 Wendy O. Williams - Suicide (gunshot)  - 48
39.
 Freddie Prinze - Suicide (shot) - 22
40.
 Ian Curtis - Suicide - Hanging - 23
41.
 Donna Summer - Lung Cancer - 63
42.
 Whitney Houston - 48 - Drugs - Drowning
43.
 Steve Irwin (Crocodile Hunter) - Stung by Sting Ray - 44
44.
 Tupac Shakur - Shot - 25
45.
 Biggie Smalls (Rapper) - Shot - 24
46.
 Bruce Lee - cerebral edema - 32
47.
 Bernie Mac (Comedian) - Cancer - 50
48.
 Roberto Clemente - Plane Crash - 38
49.
 Freddie Mercury - Aids - 45
50.
 Andy Kaufman - Lung Cancer - 35
51.
 Brandon Lee (Actor> - Shot - 28
52.
 Patrick Swayze - Cancer - 57
53.
 Herb Brooks - Car Crash - 66
54.
 Jesus - crucifixion - 32
55.
 Ghandi - Shot - 78
56.
 Babe Ruth - Cancer - 53
57.
 Carl Sagan - Cancer - 62
58.
 Marvin Gaye - shot - 44
59.
 Buddy Holly - Plane crash - 22
60.
 Doug Fieger (The Knack) - Cancer - 57
61.
 Michael Landon - Cancer - 57
62.
 Hugo Chavez - cancer - 58 2013
63.
 Keith Haring Aids - 31
64.
 Andy Warhol - heart attack -58
65.
 Christopher Hitchens (Author) - Cancer - 62
66.
 James Dean - Car crash - 24
67.
 John Candy - Heart Attack - 43
68.
 Liberace - Aids - 67
69.
 Mickey Mantle - alcoholism - 63
70.
 Bobby Murcer (Yankees)- Brain cancer - 62
71.
 Richard Pryor -heart attack -65
72.
 James Gandofini - Heart Attack - 51
73.
 Gilda Radner - Ovarian Cancer - 42
74.
 Sammy Davis Jr. - throat cancer - 64
75.
 Tiny Tim  - heart attack - 64
76.
 Bob Ross - Lymphoma - 52
77.
 Ted Knight - Mary Tyler Moore show - Cancer - 62
78.
 Rod Serling - Twilight Zone - Heart Attack - 50
79.
 Brian Jones - Rolling Stones - Drowned - 27
80.
 Christopher Reeve - Superman - Heart Attack (spinal injury) - 52
81.
 Bob Crane (Hogan's Heroes) - murdered - 49
82.
 Bill Bixby - Cancer - 59
83.
 Gary Coleman (Different Strokes) - fall - 42
84.
 Randy "Macho Man" Savage (Wrestler) - Heart Attack - 58
85.
 Jim Henson (muppets) - infection - 53
86.
 Alan Myers (Devo) - Stomach Cancer - 58
87.
 Sid Vicious - (Sex Pistols) - 21
88.
 Dave Jennings (Football) - Parkinsons - 61
89.
 Roger Maris (Baseball) - Hodgkins Lymphoma - 51
90.
 Jim Fixx (Author) - Heart Attack - 51
91.
 Lisa Robin Kelly (That 70's show)  - 43
92.
 Tim Russert (News Reporter)- Heart attack - 58
93.
 Cory Monteith (Glee TV show) - drugs - 31
94.
 Tom Clancy (author) - 66
95.
 Andy Gibb - Drugs - 31
96.
 Carl Switzer (Alfalfa from Little Rascals) - shot - 31
97.
 Manute Bol - (Basketball) Kidney Failure - 47
98.
 Paul Walker (actor) - Car Crash - 40
99.
 Felix Pappalardi - Guitarist - Mountain, - 42
100.
 Doug Adams - (Author) - 49
101.
 Karen Carpenter (musician) - Anorexia - 32
102.
 Marty Feldman - Heart attack - 48
103.
 Aaliyah Haughton - Plane Crash - 22
104.
 Lisa Lopes (Left Eye) - Car Crash - 30
105.
 Ritchie Valens - Plane Crash - 17
106.
 The Big Bopper - Plane Crash - 28
107.
 Eazy E (Rapper) - Aids - 30
108.
 Randy Rhoads - Plane Crash - 25
109.
 Sean Taylor (Football) - Shot - 24
110.
 Steve McNair (Football) - Shot - 36
111.
 Michelle Thomas - (Actor) - Stomach Cancer - 30
112.
 Madeline Kahn - Ovarian Cancer - 57 - 
113.
 Pete Maravich - Heart Attack - 40
114.
 Ultimate Warrior (Wrestler) - Heart Attack - 54
115.
 John Pinette (Seinfield) - Heart Attack - 50
116.
 Peaches Geldof - Drugs - 25
117.
 Philip Seymour Hoffman - Drugs - 46
118.
 Billy Holiday - Liver disease - 44
119.
 John Ritter (actor) - Aortic Disection - 54
120.
 Christopher Evan Welch (actor) - Lung Cancer - 48
121.
 Jerry Garcia - Heart Attack - 53
122.
 Tony Gwynn (baseball) - Cancer - 54
123.
 Curly Howard (3 Stooges) - 48
124.
 Lou Costello - (Abbot and Costello) Heart attack - 52
125.
 Robert Kardashian (OJ Simpson Lawyer) - Cancer - 59
126.
 Ernest Hemmingway - Suicide - 61
127.
 Lyle Alzado (Football) - Brain Cancer - 43
128.
 Jamie Coots (Reality Show) - Snake Bite - 42
129.
 Dale Earnhardt (Auto racing)- Car Crash - 49
130.
 Dan Wheldon  (Auto racing) - Car Crash - 33
131.
 Ayrton Senna (Auto racing) - Car Crash - 34
132.
 Ed Platt (Chief from Get Smart) - Suicide - 58
133.
 Robin Williams (Comedian) - Suicide - 63
134.
 Humphrey Bogart - cancer 57
135.
 Michael Duncan (Actor) - Heart Attack - 54
136.
 Andrew Breitbart (Political Blogger) - Heart Attack - 43
137.
 Joey Ramone - Cancer (Lymphoma) - 49
138.
 Johnny Ramone - Prostate Cancer - 55
139.
 Dee Dee Ramone - Drug Overdose - 50
140.
 Truman Capote - Liver Cancer - 59
141.
 Junior Seau (Football) - Suicide - 43
142.
 Jan Hooks -  Cancer - 57
143.
 Sally Ride (Astronaut) - Cancer - 61
144.
 Frank Zappa - Prostate Cancer - 52
145.
 Cass Elliot - Heart attack - 32
146.
 Keith Moon (the Who) - Drug Overdose - 32
147.
 Alan Turing - Suicide - 41
148.
 Stuart Scott - Appendix Cancer - 49
149.
 Ricky Wilson (B-52s) - Aids - 32
150.
 Walter Payton football - Cancer - 46
151.
 Brian Piccilo (football) - Testicular Cancer - 26
152.
 Rob Pilatus (Milli Vanilli) - Drug Overdoes - 32
153.
 Bob Simon (60 Minutes) - car crash - 73
154.
 Anthony Mason (NBA)- Heart Attack - 48
155.
 Timothy Treadwell - Eaten by Bear - 46
156.
 Morton Downy Jr. - Lung Cancer - 68
157.
 Dr. Scott Sims (Aloha Vet) - Bladder cancer - 59
158.
 Mark Ashton (Song - For a Friend) - Aids - 26 - (music)
159.
 Alexander Hamilton - Shot - 49
160.
 Lenny Bruce - Drug Overdose - 40
161.
 Harry Chapin (musician) - Car Crash - 38
162.
 Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) - Heart Attack/drug related - 48
163.
 Sam Cooke - Shot - 33
164.
 Gianni Versace - Shot - 50
165.
 Vincent Van Gogh - Shot (Suicide) - 37
166.
 Steve McQueen - Cancer - 50
167.
 Brittany Murphy - Drugs/Pneumonia - 32
168.
 Paul Atkinson (The Zombies) - Liver cancer - 58
169.
 Natasha Richardson (Actor) - skiiing - 45
170.
 Selena Quintanilla (Music) - Shot - 23
171.
 Anwar Sadat (President of Egypt) - Shot - 62
172.
 Jonathan Brandis (Actor) - Suicide by hanging - 27
173.
 Corey Haim (Actor) - Drugs/Pneumonia - 38
174.
 Elizabeth Montgomery (Bewitched TV show) - Colorectal Cancer - 62
175.
 Natalie Cole (singer) - Heart Disease - 65
176.
 David Bowie - Cancer - 69
177.
 Alan Rickman (Snape from Harry Potter) - Pancreatic Cancer - 69
178.
 John Bonham (Drummer Led Zeppelin) - Drugs (Alcohol) - 32
179.
 Cliff Burton (Metallica) - Car Crash - 24
180.
 Glen Frey (Eagles) - Pneumonia - 67
181.
 David Foster Wallace - Suicide - 46
182.
 Darryl Dawkins (NBA) - Heart Attack - 58
183.
 Anthony Mason (NBA) - Heart Attack - 48
184.
 Moses Malone (NBA) - Heart Attack - 60
185.
 Brian Epstein (Beatles manager) - Drugs - 32
186.
 Robert Atkins - Fall - 72
187.
 Garry Shandling (Comedian) - Heart Attack - 66
188.
 Chyna (Wrestler) - Drugs - 44
189.
 Prince - Drugs - 57
190.
 Ed Bradley (60 Minutes) - Leukemia - 65
191.
 Jose Fernandez - Boat Accident - 24
192.
 Alan Turing - Suicide - 41
193.
 Craig Sager - Cancer - 65
194.
 Layne Staley - Drug Overdose - 34
195.
 Chi Cheng - Car Crash & Heart Attack - 42
196.
 George Michael - Aids - 53
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