10 Promising Actors Who Died Young And Tragically

Child stars who died way too early!

10 Promising Actors Who Died Young And Tragically
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Life is uncertain and be it a common man or a very popular celebrity; life spares none. The celebrities we have in the list today had a very tragic end to their life at a very tender age.

Let us see who all are on the list.  

#1 J. Madison Wright Morris

#1 J. Madison Wright Morris

She was given a heart transplant in her teens and married early. She died a single day after her honeymoon at the age of 21. She starred in Safety Patrol.

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#2 Brad Renfro

#2 Brad Renfro
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It was a heroin addiction which took Renfro's life at the tender age of 25. He has 21 films under his belt including The Client.

#3 Bridgette Anderson

#3 Bridgette Anderson
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Another casualty of heroin, checking out at 21. She'd starred in Family Ties and The Parent Trap.

#4 Judith Barsi

#4 Judith Barsi
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This poor girl was murdered by her own father when she was just 10. She'd been in All Dogs Go To Heaven and The Land Before Time.

#5 Lee Thomson Young

#5 Lee Thomson Young
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A bipolar disorder took the young man from Friday Night Lights over the line of suicide by fatal shooting when he was 27.

#6 River Phoenix

#6 River Phoenix
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Star of Stand by Me, River Phoenix was expected to become a huge Hollywood name before he died of a drug overdose instead.

#7 Michelle Thomas

#7 Michelle Thomas
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Michelle appeared on The Cosby Show and was widely admired. She died of cancer of the stomach when she was just 29.

#8 Matthew Garber

#8 Matthew Garber
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Incredibly, the child star of Mary Poppins also came to a grisly early end. He passed away at the age of 21, with just 3 movies under his belt, from pancreatitis.

#9 Jonathan Brandis

#9 Jonathan Brandis
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Brandis was a star of Spielberg's Seaquest DMV and had been a popular male model. He couldn't, however, overcome his depression and he took his own life at 27.

#10 Rob Knox

#10 Rob Knox
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A minor role in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was his only acting role, but Rob Knox died a hero at the age of 18, when he was stabbed for defending his younger brother.

May their soul R.I.P.