Top Ten Best Actors and Actresses Who Died Too Soon

Blue_Devereaux
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.

The Top TenXW

1James DeanJames Byron Dean was an American actor. He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause, in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.

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

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2Heath LedgerHeathcliff Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career.

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

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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.

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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

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7Natalie Wood
8Paul WalkerPaul William Walker IV was an American actor. Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel.V1 Comment
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 LeeBruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.

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.

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13Phil HartmanPhilip Edward "Phil" Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist.
14Leonard NimoyLeonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter.
15Corey Haim
16Robin WilliamsRobin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.

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
18John Belushi
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