Top Ten Best Actors and Actresses Who Died Too Soon

Philip Seymour Hoffman died today, February 2, 2014, which is a bummer. It made me think of other actors and actresses who died too soon. There are many, but I tried to narrow it down to the most talented who had a body of work that exemplified that talent.

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1James Dean

Unmatched Oscar nominations for his movies: 2/3 of his movies were nominated for Best Actor... And feat that has been unmatched. -

He only had three films: East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant; however, his talent was unmistakable. - Blue_Devereaux

I always liked him on rebel without a cause

He was a bad ass

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2Heath Ledger

His death seems so strange to me. Never thought of him dying.

Come on he was THE JOKER!

He was so talented!

He is the best...

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3Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn was a beautiful woman who could take some fabulous pictures. I have many that are here her in everyday life. The few movies that I saw her in but never watched all the way through so I can't say she was a good actress but I can say is that she photographed beautifully.

Joe whispers I love you

4River Phoenix

Damn.. I fell in love to him since stand by me and could believe that he really died too soon

5James Gandolfini
6Philip Seymour Hoffman

I don't feel sorry for him he died doing cocain he is a 46 year old man dying of cocain overdose he did this to himself I feel bad for his family and friends but not for him

Best actor of his generation

7Natalie Wood
8Paul Walker

He's good at acting - JaysTop10List

9Natasha Richardson
10Brandon Lee

Watch the movie the crow
Look of the joker in the dark knight was copied from brandon's look

The Contenders

11Bruce Lee

His son, Brandon, also died young - Blue_Devereaux

12Heather O'Rourke

One of the cast of the cursed movie "Poltergeist"; died suddenly and tragically of a stomach ailment at the age of 13.

She died so young ),:. She was great in the movie "Poltergeist". - BlueDiamondFromNowhere

13Phil Hartman
14Leonard Nimoy
15Corey Haim
16Robin Williams

We're lucky we had him for as long as we did. There is no one like him. Irreplaceable, brilliant and other worldly.

His smile lit up the lives of millions.

17Chris Farley
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Top Remixes

1. James Dean
2. Marilyn Monroe
3. River Phoenix



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