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

V1 Comment
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.

V4 Comments
3River Phoenix

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

V1 Comment
4Marilyn 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.

V1 Comment
5Philip 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

V1 Comment
6James Gandolfini
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
9John CandyJohn Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian, mainly in American films such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Uncle Buck.
10Brandon Lee

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

The Newcomers

?TupacTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.
?Graham ChapmanGraham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.
BAdd New Item

The Contenders

11Jayne Mansfield
12Natasha RichardsonV1 Comment
13Bruce 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

14John Belushi
15Carl Switzer
16Clifton Young
17Anton YelchinAnton Viktorovich Yelchin (March 11th 1989 - June 19th 2016) was a Russian born American actor, known for playing Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot series. He died in June 19th 2016 aged 27 from blunt trauma asphyxiation after being crushed by his own car outside his home.
18Jean Harlow
19Phil HartmanPhilip Edward "Phil" Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist.
20Heather 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

BAdd New Item
7129

Related Lists

Most Overrated Actors/Actresses Best Indian Actors and Actresses Top Ten Tamil Actors and Actresses Best Hindi Actors & Actresses Top Ten Best Black Actors and Actresses

List StatsUpdated 1 Oct 2016

32 listings
2 years, 242 days old

Top Remixes

1. James Dean
2. Jayne Mansfield
3. Marilyn Monroe
jack2244
1. James Dean
2. Marilyn Monroe
3. River Phoenix
Blue_Devereaux
1. River Phoenix
2. James Dean
3. Philip Seymour Hoffman
BeatlesFan1964

WRemix

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P