Top 10 Saddest Child Actor Deaths


The Top Ten

1 Judith Barsi Judith Barsi

This list is actually very sad, Children dying young, this just makes me wanna cry. - Mumbizz01

Cause of death: Murdered by Father (Age: 10)
Known For: Jaws 2, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven... - MontyPython

2 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

Cause of Death: Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Intestinal Stenosis (Age: 12)
Known For: Poltergeist 1,2,3... - MontyPython

I hate doctors.
You can't trust these A Holes with your life Also a victim of Misdiagnosis but got out before it was too late .

Heather O Rourke's death is extremely upsetting because she was misdiagnosed and died because of swallowing problems...

Rest In Peace...

3 Bridgette Andersen

Cause of Death: Drug Overdose (Age: 21)
Known For: Savannah Smiles... - MontyPython

4 Dana Plato

Cause of Death: Suicide by Drug Overdose (Age: 35)
Known For: Different Strokes... - MontyPython

5 River Phoenix River Phoenix River 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.

What makes me so sad about this death is he had such potential and could have done great, great things with his life. He will never grow old or get married or have children because he made a mistake and never got the chance.

Cause of Death: Drug Overdose (Age: 23)
Known For: Stand by Me... - MontyPython

6 Carl Switzer

Cause of Death: Murdered by Gunshot (Age: 31)
Known For: Classic 'Our Gang'... - MontyPython

7 Bobby Driscoll

I won't grow up... - Billyv

Cause of Death: Occlusive Coronary Arteriosclerosis (Age: 31)
Known For: Many Disney films, but mainly Peter Pan. - MontyPython

8 Tara Correa-McMullen

Cause of Death: Shotgun Blast (Age: 16)
Known For: Judging Amy... - MontyPython

9 Rob Knox

Cause of Death: Stabbed to Death (Age: 18)
Known For: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - MontyPython

10 Lucille Ricksen

Cause of Death: Tuberculosis (Age: 14)
Known For: The Edgar Series (1920's), Behind the Curtain... - MontyPython

The Contenders

11 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. more.
12 Gary Coleman Gary Coleman Gary Wayne Coleman was an American actor, best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes.
13 Jonathan Brandis Jonathan Brandis Jonathan Gregory Brandis was an American actor. Beginning his career as a child model, Brandis moved on to acting in commercials and subsequently won television and film roles.
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