Celebrities Who Died Before 30

When a celebrity dies young, we're sad to see a life end too soon – and often haunted by the life and career that could've been.
Celebrities Who Died Before 30

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Celebrity Deaths

Saturday | 7.30.2016

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Jerry Doyle (1956 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

Jerry Doyle (Everett)

Jerry Doyle, an actor known best as the star of the sci-fi TV series “Babylon 5,” died July 27, 2016, according to multiple news sources. He was 60. 

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Marni Nixon (1930 - 2016)

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Marni Nixon (Getty)

Marni Nixon, a singer who ghost sang for leading actresses in films including "The King and I" and "West Side Story," died July 24, 2016, according to multiple

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Dennis Green (1949 - 2016)

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Dennis Green (Getty)

Dennis Green, the former head coach of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings, died July 22, 2016, of complications of cardiac arrest, according to m

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Italy Train Crash Victims

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At least 23 people died when two passenger trains collided in the southeastern Puglia region of Italy on Tuesday, July 11, 2016. The two trains were headed

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Baghdad Car Bombing Victims

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NIkolai Sorokin (Dollar Photo Club)

Two car bombs exploded over the weekend in Baghdad, killing at least 126 people, according to CNN.The first incident happened Saturday in the Baghdad neighborho

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Elie Wiesel (1928 - 2016)

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Elie Wiesel (Getty Images / Hulton Archive / Nancy R. Schiff)

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author who told the story of his Holocaust internment in his autobiographical novel "Night," died July 2, 2016

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Rob Wasserman (1952 - 2016)

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Rob Wasserman (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Rob Wasserman, a Grammy Award-winning upright bass player, has died, according to an announcement on Facebook by Grateful Dead guitarist and vocalist Bob Weir

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Pat Summitt (1952 - 2016)

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Pat Summitt (Getty Images)

Pat Summitt, the legendary former coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team, has died of Alzheimer’s disease, according to multiple news sour

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Colorado Van Crash Victims

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Colorado Van Crash Victims (Legacy.com)

Five people died Sunday in the wake of a collision involving an Amtrak train and a van about three miles north of Trinidad, Colorado, according to multiple news

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Billy Name (1940 - 2016)

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Billy Name (Getty Images)

Billy Name, a photographer and filmmaker who archived pop artist Andy Warhol’s studio known as the Factory, died July 18, 2016, according to multiple news sourc

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Jerry Greer

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Jerry Greer

Jerry Greer, the son of country singer Craig Morgan, was found dead on July 11 following a tubing accident. He was 19

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John McMartin

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John McMartin (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)

John McMartin, A Tony Award-nominated actor who starred in “Sweet Charity,” has died at the age of 86

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Victims of Dhaka Cafe Attack

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(Nikolai Sorokin / Dollar Photo Club)

Two police officers and 20 hostages were killed by terrorists during an attack on a café in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 1, 2016, according to multiple news sou

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Jim Hickman (1937 - 2016)

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Jim Hickman (Getty Images)

Jim Hickman, a professional baseball outfielder who played for four teams during the 1960s and ‘70s, died June 25, 2016, according to multiple news sources

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Mack Rice (1933 - 2016)

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Mack Rice (Getty Images)

Mack Rice, the singer-songwriter who penned “Mustang Sally” and other hits made famous by Wilson Pickett and other big-name artists, died June 27 of Alzheimer’s

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Munich Shooting Victims

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Munich Shooting Victims (AP Photo / Kerstin Joensson)

At least eight people have been killed and many more wounded by a gunman at a shopping center in Munich, Germany, July 22, 2016, according to multiple news sour

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Mark Takai (1967 - 2016)

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Mark Takai (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

Mark Takai, a U.S. Congressman representing Hawaii's 1st District, died July 20, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 49

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Bonnie Brown (1938 - 2016)

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Bonnie Brown (AP Photo / Mark Humphrey)

Bonnie Brown, member of country music vocal group The Browns, died of complications from lung cancer on July 16, 2016, according to multiple news sources

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Scotty Moore (1931 - 2016)

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Scotty Moore, the Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer who performed on "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Blue Suede Shoes," and dozens of other rock classics with Elvis

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Buddy Ryan (1934 - 2016)

By: Gary Taylor

Buddy Ryan (Getty Images)

James David "Buddy" Ryan, who coached NFL teams including the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, died June 28 after a long battle with cancer, according

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Ryan Jimmo (1981 - 2016)

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Ryan Jimmo (Image via Twitter / Fox Sports)

Ryan Jimmo, a former Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran, died Sunday of injuries sustained in a hit-and-run accident in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada