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7 Famous Actors Who Died Young

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The loss of a Hollywood great is never easy, certain stars their passing came long before it was their time to go. While there is never good news to lose our favorite and talented actors and actresses, we have lost some world-famous actors that were simply too young to pass away.

1.Paul Walker

paul walker
Image – wikipedia

Birth – 1973 September 12

Died – 2013 November 30

Though Paul Walker had rocketed as a famous actor to fame playing a street-racing cop in the Fast & Furious films, it was a ride in the passenger seat that would lead to his untimely death. On November 30, 2013, Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were killed instantly when their car crashed into a light pole and burst into flames.

Popular Films – Fast & Furious , Brick Mansions , Into the blue , Eight Below , She’s all that

2.Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman
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Birth – November 29, 1976

Died – 2020 August 28

Chadwick Boseman, The Black Panther star died at the age of 43 in August 2020 at his Los Angeles home after secretly battling colon cancer for four years. Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it these last four years as it progressed to stage IV. All his films were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.

Popular Films – Black Panther(2018), Avengers Infinity War(2018), Avengers End Game(2019), 21 Bridges(2019), Spider-Man Homecoming (2017), Captain America (2016)

3. Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young
Image – NY daily News

Birth – February 1, 1984

Died – August 19, 2013

Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young committed suicide by the gunshot at the age of 29 in August 2013. The actor, who was starring on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles, got his start on Disney’s The Famous Jett Jackson, in the title role.

Popular Films – Friday Night Lights , Jett Jackson , Akeelah and the Bee , Johnny Tsunami

4.Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Birth – 4 April 1979

Died – 22 January 2008

Oscar-winning actor Health Ledger died on 22 January 2008 from an accidental drug overdose at the age of 28.
He will forever be remembered for his incredible portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight.

Popular Films – The Dark Night, Brokeback Mountain, Candy, I’m Not There, The Four Feathers, The Orders, Ned Kelly

5. Irrfan Khan

Irfan Khan
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Birth – 7 January 1967

Died – 2020 April 29

Irrfan Khan was an Indian actor as well as he worked with British and American cinema. He was suffering from an infection of the colon, since 2018. He died on 29 April 2020 at the age of 53.

Popular films – Slumdog Millionaire(2008), The Amazing Spider-Man(2012), Jurassic World (2015), Inferno(2016), The Warrior (2001), Puzzle(2018), The Life of Pi(2012)

6.Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee
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Birth – November 27, 1940

Died – July 20, 1973

Bruce Lee was one of the first action movie stars. Lee was transcendent from the standpoint of helping to give a platform for fellow Asian/Asian-American actors to showcase their talents within the mainstream media. Fist of Fury, Enter the Dragon, and The Way of the Dragon are three of his most noteworthy films. Lee suddenly passed from an allergic reaction to prescription medication. He was 32 years old.

Popular Films – The Child(1950) , Enter The Dragon(1973), The Big Boss(1971) , The way Of Dragon (1972)

7.Brandon Lee

Brandon Bruce Lee
Image – Twitter

Birth – February 1, 1965

Died – March 31, 1993

Brandon Bruce Lee was the eldest son of Bruce Lee. He was an American actor and Martial artist. At the age of thirteen, Lee studied acting and pursued martial arts. By 1986 Lee joined David Carradine in ABC’s Kung Fu: The Movie, where he received second billing and starred in his first leading role in Ronny Yu’s Hong Kong action film Legacy of Rage. Shortly after he returned to Kung Fu for the spin-off pilot named Kung Fu: The Next Generation (1987), one episode of the TV. He was killed while filming the movie The Crow (1994) by a projectile shot from a gun firing blanks.

Popular Films – The Crow(1994), Showdown in Little Tokyo, Rapid Fire, Laser Mission, Martial Arts Master: The Life of Bruce Lee

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