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

Thursday | 2.11.2016

NOTABLE DEATHS

Christy O'Donnell

By: Legacy.com Staff

Christy O'Donnell (Facebook)

Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who campaigned to get a right-to-die law passed in California last year, has died at the age of 47

NOTABLE DEATHS

Daniel Gerson (1966 - 2016)

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Daniel Gerson (Getty Images)

Daniel Gerson, a screenwriter who co-wrote The Walt Disney Co.'s Academy Award-winning animated film "Big Hero 6," has died at his home in Los Angeles, accordin

NOTABLE DEATHS

Tommy Kelly (1925 - 2016)

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Tommy Kelly (Mary Evans/Ronald Grant/Everett Collection)

Tommy Kelly, the child actor best known for starring as Tom Sawyer in the movie, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, has died at the age of 90

NOTABLE DEATHS

Edgar Mitchell (1930 - 2016)

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Edgar Mitchell (NASA / Wikimedia Commons)

Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut who was the 6th man to walk on the moon, has died in Florida, according to The Associated Press. He was 85

NOTABLE DEATHS

Axl Rotten (1971 - 2016)

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Axl Rotten (Photo via Facebook)

Brian Knighton, better known by his professional wrestling name, Axl Rotten, has died in Baltimore according to Us Weekly. He was 44

NOTABLE DEATHS

Dave Mirra

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Dave Mirra (Associated Press, Ed Reinke)

David Michael "Dave" Mirra, the BMX and X Games star, has died of an apparent suicide, the Los Angeles Times reports

NOTABLE DEATHS

Paul Kantner (1941 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

Paul Kantner (Getty/Wireimage/Tom Hill)

Paul Kantner, a founding member of the psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, has died at 74, according to the San Francisco Gate

NOTABLE DEATHS

Abe Vigoda (1921 - 2016)

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Abe Vigoda (Getty Images)

Character actor Abe Vigoda died Tuesday. He was 94.Vigoda died in his sleep, according to his daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs

NOTABLE DEATHS

Andrew Smith

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Andrew Smith (Michael Hickey / Getty Images)

Former Butler University star center Andrew Smith, one of the main players on two teams that went to the national championship game, died Tuesday of cancer at 2

NOTABLE DEATHS

Monte Irvin

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Monte Irvin (AP Photo)

Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin has died at the age of 96. Irvin played seven seasons for the New York Giants and one for the Chicago Cubs

NOTABLE DEATHS

Alan Rickman (1946 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

Alan Rickman, a British actor who played bad-guy and other film roles to perfection, has died. He was 69. He died Thursday, Jan. 14

NOTABLE DEATHS

Raphael Schumacher

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Raphael Schumacher (Photo via Facebook)

Raphael Schumacher, an Italian actor, has died in a freak accident while performing a hanging scene last weekend in Pisa, Italy, according to multiple news sour

NOTABLE DEATHS

Barney Hall (1932 - 2016)

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Barney Hall (Getty Images/Streeter Lecka)

Barney Hall, the legendary NASCAR broadcaster, died Tuesday from complications following a recent medical procedure at the age of 83

NOTABLE DEATHS

Noreen Corcoran (1943 - 2016)

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Noreen Corcoran (Getty/ ABC Photo Archives)

Noreen Corcoran, the actress who starred as Kelly Gregg, a teenager adopted by her uncle on the popular sitcom “Bachelor Father,” has died. She was 72

NOTABLE DEATHS

Jim Simpson

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Jim Simpson (Photo by: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

The first play-by-play announcer for ESPN, Jim Simpson, died Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz

NOTABLE DEATHS

Michael Galeota

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MIchael Galeota  (SGranitz / WireImage / Getty Images)

Michael Galeota, who starred on the Disney Channel's "The Jersey" has died, according to Variety. He was 31

NOTABLE DEATHS

Robert Oatley (1928 - 2016)

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Robert Oatley (Getty Images/ Martyn Hayhow)

Bob Oatley, the Australian billionaire sailor, winemaker, and owner of the record-breaking yacht the Wild Oats XI, has died at the age of 87 of unspecified caus

NOTABLE DEATHS

Katie May

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Katie May (Getty Images)

Katie May, a Sports Illustrated magazine model also known as the Queen of Snapchat, has died of a stroke, according to multiple news sources. She was 34

NOTABLE DEATHS

Joe Alaskey (1952 - 2016)

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Joe Alaskey

Joe Alaskey, a comedian and Emmy Award-winning voice actor who succeeded Mel Blanc in lending his voice to Bugs Bunny, Tweety and Sylvester, has died, according

NOTABLE DEATHS

Benoit Violier (1971 - 2016)

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Chef Benoît Violier, whose acclaimed Le Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville in Lausanne, Switzerland, was ranked recently atop a list of the world's best high-end di

NOTABLE DEATHS

Frank Finlay (1926 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

Veteran British character actor Frank Finlay died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, of heart failure after a short illness, the BBC and Los Angeles Times report

NOTABLE DEATHS

Bill Johnson (1960 - 2016)

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Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson, the Olympic skier who was the first American to win gold in alpine skiing, died Thursday after a long illness, according to the Associated Press

NOTABLE DEATHS

Brian Bedford

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Brian Bedford (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Tony Award Productions)

Brian Bedford, the Tony-winning actor and voice of Disney’s Robin Hood has died at the age of 80

NOTABLE DEATHS

David Margulies

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David Margulies  (AP Photo / Chris Gardner, File)

David Margulies, the actor who had supporting roles in the film "Ghostbusters" and on TV's "The Sopranos," has died at 78

NOTABLE DEATHS

Dan Haggerty (1941 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

Dan Haggerty (Getty Images)

Dan Haggerty, the burly actor who played the bearded mountain man James "Grizzly" Adams on the television Western as well as in the movie version, has died, acc

NOTABLE DEATHS

David Bowie (1947 - 2016)

By: Legacy.com Staff

David Bowie (Getty Images)

David Bowie, the legendary British singer and boundary-breaking musician also known as Ziggy Stardust, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 69