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.

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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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3River PhoenixRiver Jude Phoenix, born River Jude Bottom (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.

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

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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.

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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

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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
9Brandon LeeBrandon Bruce Lee (February 1, 1965 - March 31, 1993), was an American actor and martial artist. He was the son of martial artist and film actor Bruce Lee and teacher Linda Lee Cadwell, the grandson of Cantonese opera singer Lee Hoi-chuen, and brother of Shannon Lee. He died (at the age of 28) during ...read more.

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

10John CandyJohn Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian, mainly in American films such as Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Uncle Buck.

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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
16Jean HarlowJean Harlow, born Harlean Harlow Carpenter (March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. ...read more.
17Clifton Young
18Anton 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.
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

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