Gone Too Soon

A list of those who died before their time.

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Jill Ireland
Actress, Death Wish II
Jill Ireland was an Anglo-American actress best-known for her appearance as "Leila Kalomi", the only woman Mr. Spock ever loved (in the Star Trek episode, This Side of Paradise) and for her many supporting roles in the movies of Charles Bronson, her second husband. She is also known for her battle with breast cancer...
“ April 24, 1936 – May 18, 1990


Breast cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Thanks, Selena
Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of Selena on vocals...
“ April 16, 1971 - March 31, 1995

Iconic Tejano singer.

Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Jenni Rivera
Producer, I Love Jenni
Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 - December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, was a Mexican-American singer known for her work within the banda and norteña music genres. She began recording in 1992, and her recordings often have themes of social issues, infidelity, and relationships...
“ July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012

Iconic Mexican-American singer.

Died in a plane crash. ” - DeuxVies
Soundtrack, Boyhood
Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was raised in Detroit...
“ January 16, 1979 - August 25, 2001

Singer and actress.

Died in a plane crash. ” - DeuxVies
Michael Hutchence
Soundtrack, Donnie Darko
Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia, and often hung out with his mother on film sets...
“ January 22, 1960 - November 22, 1997.

Lead singer of INXS.

Suicide/accidental asphyxiation death/murdered. ” - DeuxVies
“ November 30, 1975 - February 17, 2013

Country singer.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Amy Winehouse
Soundtrack, About Time
Amy Winehouse was a five-time Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter known for such hits as 'Rehab' and 'You Know I'm No Good' among her other works. She was born Amy Jade Winehouse, on September 14, 1983, in Enfield, London, England to a Jewish family with Russian ancestry on her mother's side...
“ September 14, 1983 - July 23, 2011


Alcohol poisoning. ” - DeuxVies
Whitney Houston
Actress, The Bodyguard
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark...
“ August 9, 1963 - February 11, 2012

Iconic singer.

Drowning/Accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Teena Marie
Soundtrack, The Goonies
“ March 5, 1956 - December 26, 2010

Soul singer.

Natural causes/unknown. ” - DeuxVies
Gary Coleman
Without a doubt Gary Coleman was THE child TV star of the late 1970s and early 1980s. A refreshingly confident little tyke with sparkling dark, saucer-like eyes and an ingratiating, take-on-anyone burst of personality, the boy charmed the pants right off of TV viewers the minute he was glimpsed in national commercials...
“ February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010

Actor, known for "Different Strokes".

Head injury. ” - DeuxVies
Dana Plato
Dana Michelle Plato was born in Maywood, California, on Saturday 7 November 1964. Her first excursion into the film world occurred when she was eleven in the television film Beyond the Bermuda Triangle. Dana never really made an impact on the TV screen until she landed the part of Kimberly Drummond in the TV hit sitcom Diff'rent Strokes from 1978-1984...
“ November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999

Actress, known for "Different Strokes".

Suicide/accidental overdose

11 years later, her son Tyler Lambert also committed suicide.

Tyler Lambert : July 2, 1984 – May 6, 2010 ” - DeuxVies
John Belushi
John Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on January 24, 1949, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. He grew up in Wheaton, where the family moved when he was six...
“ January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982


Overdose. ” - DeuxVies
John Candy
Actor, SCTV
Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in the year 1950, Candy was the son of Evangeline (Aker) and Sidney James Candy...
“ October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994


Heart attack. ” - DeuxVies
“ May 11, 1958 – January 26, 2008

Actor, son of Marlon Brando.


Adding this because there is no iMDB page for her: His sister Cheyenne Brando [born 20 February 1970] committed suicide 16 April 1995 at age 25. ” - DeuxVies
Princess Diana
Princess Diana was born July 1, 1961 at 7:45pm weighing 7lb 12oz at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She had her christening at Sandringham Church in Norfolk. Her full name is Lady Diana Frances Spencer. On July 29, 1981 she married her Prince Charming - Prince Charles of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II...
“ July 1, 1961 - August 31, 1997

Princess of Wales, Mother pf Prince William and Prince Harry.

Car accident. ” - DeuxVies
Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson at the Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926. Her mother Gladys Pearl Baker was a film-cutter at Consolidated Film Industries. Marilyn's father's identity was never known. Because Gladys was mentally and financially unable to care for young Marilyn...
“ June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962.

Iconic actress.

Suicide/accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Sharon Tate
Sharon Tate won the first of many beauty contests before her first birthday. Her looks, charm, and grace would be her passport into the acting world, initially as an extra in movie shot on location in Italy, where her army officer father was posted in the early 1960's. Commercials and modeling assignments followed...
“ January 24, 1943 - August 9, 1969


She and her unborn child were murdered by Charles Manson and his followers. ” - DeuxVies
Elvis Presley
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In September 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School...
“ January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977

Iconic singer.

Heart attack/accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Michael Jackson
Thanks, This Is It
Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson, had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse). Together...
“ August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009

Iconic singer.

Accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent. Her father moved the family back to Edison, New Jersey as a native New Yorker and to be closer to other siblings from previous marriages...
“ November 10, 1977 - December 20, 2009


Pneumonia. ” - DeuxVies
Nicole DeHuff
Nicole DeHuff was born on 6 January 1975 in Oklahoma. She began her acting studies at the prestigious Carnegie Mellon Acting Conservatory. Her first screen role was in the comedy hit Meet the Parents, in which she co-starred with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller. Her character (Deborah Byrnes) was the sister whose wedding caused chaos for her family...
“ January 6, 1975 – February 16, 2005



Her pneumonia was allegedly misdiagnosed twice by doctors and by the time it was finally discovered, it was too late. ” - DeuxVies
Leslie Carter
Actress, Shrek
Leslie Barbara Carter was born on June 6, 1986 in Tampa, Florida in the family of Robert Gene Carter (aka Robert Carter) and his wife Jane Elizabeth Carter (née Spaulding) and become the third of five their children. Her parents were divorced in 2003 after more than 20 years of marriage. Leslie had an older brother Nick Carter (b...
“ June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012

Singer, sister of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and actor Aaron Carter.

Accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan was born on December 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his single mother, Jean, a house cleaner, on Chicago's South Side, Duncan grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let him, afraid that he would get hurt. He then turned to acting, dreaming of becoming a famous actor...
“ December 10, 1957 – September 3, 2012


Complications following a heart attack. ” - DeuxVies
Bernie Mac
Bernard Jeffrey McCollough was born in Chicago in 1957. He grew up in Chicago, in a rougher neighborhood than most others, with a large family living under one roof. This situation provided him with a great insight into his comedy, as his family, and the situations surrounding them would be what dominated his comedy...
“ October 5, 1957 – August 9, 2008


Sarcoidosis / Pneumonia. ” - DeuxVies
“ July 11, 1957 – January 6, 1997

Known for his role of "Hampton Speakes" on Guiding Light.

Died of colon cancer. ” - DeuxVies
“ July 31, 1951 – May 28, 2004

Known as "Marco Dane" on "General Hospital.

Heart attack. ” - DeuxVies
Herb Ritts
Herb Ritts was born in Los Angeles in 1952 and majored in economics at New York's Bard College. Shortly after college, in the mid-1970s, Ritts taught himself photography, snapping pictures of friends. One of his subjects was a friend's boyfriend, a then-unknown Richard Gere. His shots of the future star led Ritts into the world of celebrity photography with full force...
“ Iconic fashion photographer.

August 13, 1952 – December 26, 2002

Pneumonia. ” - DeuxVies
Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes
Music Department, All That
Controversial, flamboyant, and spontaneous are probably the best words to describe Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Born in Philadelphia, and raised throughout the world as the daughter of a U.S. Army serviceman, Lisa Lopes became one of the most important trendsetters in the 1990s music scene. After relocating to Atlanta during her young adult years...
“ May 27, 1971 - April 25, 2002

Rapper, member of TLC.

Car accident. ” - DeuxVies
“ October 28, 1979 – October 26, 2012

Singer, member of the group Blaque.

Struck by a car. ” - DeuxVies
“ November 28, 1967 - February 8, 2007

Model and actress.

Accidental overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Thuy Trang
Thuy Trang was born on December 14th of 1973 in Saigon, Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975 to Communist forces, her father who had fought in the Vietnam War, traveled to America to seek political asylum. However, his entire family, unable to follow, were left behind. In 1979, Thuy and her family boarded a cargo ship with other refugees to travel to America...
“ December 14, 1973 – September 3, 2001

Actress known for "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers".

Car accident. ” - DeuxVies
Chris Penn
Christopher Shannon Penn was born on October 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the third son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director, actor, and writer Leo Penn. His siblings are musician Michael Penn and actor Sean Penn. His father was from a Lithuanian Jewish/Russian Jewish family, and his mother is of half Italian and half Irish descent...
“ October 10, 1965 – January 24, 2006


Heart disease. ” - DeuxVies
“ April 29, 1945 – March 16, 1970

Singer. Known as frequent duet partner with Marvin Gaye.

Died from brain cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Marvin Gaye
Soundtrack, Se7en
“ April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984

Iconic soul singer.


Shot to death by his father the day before his 45th birthday. ” - DeuxVies
Sal Mineo
Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother enrolled him in dancing school and...
“ January 10, 1939 – February 12, 1976


Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Rebecca Schaeffer
Rebecca began modeling at the age of 16, going off to New York on her own to begin her career. Four months later, she found herself in Japan, modeling there. Eventually, she landed her role on My Sister Sam, for which she is best known. In 1989, she became a spokesperson for Thursday's Child, a charity for at-risk teens...
“ November 6, 1967 – July 18, 1989


Murdered by an obsessed fan.

Her murder inspired anti-stalking laws. ” - DeuxVies
Adrienne Shelly
Actress, Waitress
The late Adrienne Shelley was born in Queens, New York, to Sheldon Levine and Elaine Langbaum. After graduating Jericho High School, located in Jericho, New York, she went enrolled at Boston University, and majored in film production. After her junior year, she dropped out and moved to Manhattan where she made a name for herself in independent films...
“ June 24, 1966 – November 1, 2006

Actress and director.

Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
“ April 11, 1962 - May 10, 2001


Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, and English descent...
“ September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998

Actor and comedian.


Murdered by his wife, Brynn Hartman [April 11, 1958 - May 28, 1998] who then committed suicide. ” - DeuxVies
“ March 6, 1941 – November 28, 1963


Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Lana Clarkson
Actress, Scarface
This beautiful, long-legged blonde actress was known to be a kind, intelligent and dependable actor with a comedic talent as well. She appeared in many American TV hits of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Three's Company, The Jeffersons, The New Mike Hammer, Riptide, Knight Rider, Who's the Boss?...
“ April 5, 1962 – February 3, 2003


Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Bob Crane
Bob Crane was born Robert Edward Crane, in Waterbury, Connecticut, July 13th 1928. In 1942, at the age of 14, Bob began drumming for the Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. He was dismissed a year later because he was not considered "serious enough". Shortly thereafter Bob began a radio career which eventually took him west to Los Angeles and landed him in the morning drive slot at CBS powerhouse KNX...
“ July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978


Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Marie Trintignant
Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, directed by her mother...
“ 21 January 1962 – 1 August 2003

French actress.

Murdered by her boyfriend. ” - DeuxVies
Dominique Dunne
Actress, Poltergeist
Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne and Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer. Actor Griffin Dunne is her brother. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in Beverly Hills...
“ November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982


Murdered by her boyfriend. ” - DeuxVies
“ October 27, 1934 – December 12, 1970

Actress - "House on Haunted Hill".

Died from a gunshot wound. ” - DeuxVies
Anne Pressly
Actress, W.
“ August 28, 1982 – October 25, 2008

TV News Anchor

Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
Soundtrack, Mary and Max
“ 17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987


Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
“ March 11, 1969 – May 10, 2006


Breast cancer.

Her mother, grandmother and maternal aunt all died of breast cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Farrah Fawcett
Actress, Logan's Run
Farrah Fawcett is a true Hollywood success story. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Pauline Alice (Evans), a homemaker, and James Fawcett, an oil field contractor. She was a natural athlete, something that her father encouraged, and she attended a high school with a strong arts program. She attended University of Texas in Austin...
“ February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009

Iconic actress.

Anal cancer. ” - DeuxVies
“ September 24, 1979 – January 2010

American heiress an socialite.

She died of diabetic shock. ” - DeuxVies
Christopher Reeve
Actor, Superman
Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his maternal great-grandfathers was Supreme Court justice Mahlon Pitney...
“ September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004


Died from a heart attack brought on sepsis. ” - DeuxVies
“ March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006

Actress, wife of Christopher Reeve.

Died of lung cancer.

Dana was never a smoker! ” - DeuxVies
Florence Griffith Joyner
Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 - September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged...
“ December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998

American Track & Field athlete.

She died from a seisure. ” - DeuxVies
Minnie Riperton
Soundtrack, Jackie Brown
Minnie Riperton was born November 8, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, to Thelma Inez (Matthews) and Daniel Webster Riperton, a Pullman porter. At a young age, Riperton, the youngest of eight children, began taking dancing and ballet. Once she reached high school, she began singing in the Hyde Park A Capella Choir...
“ November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979


Died of breast cancer. ” - DeuxVies
John Lennon
Music Department, A Hard Day's Night
John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia (Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was of Irish, and some Welsh and English, ancestry. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of Paul McCartney and George Harrison, later became The Beatles...
“ 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980

Singer, The Beatles

Murdered. ” - DeuxVies
“ September 20, 1980 - April 25, 2003


Murdered by her boyfriend. ” - DeuxVies
Junior Seau
Junior Seau, was a native of Oceanside, CA. He attended Oceanside High School where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. Parade magazine named him to its High School All-American team simply as an athlete and refused to specify a particular sport. In 2010, Junior was inducted into the Oceanside High School Hall of Fame...
“ January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012

American football player.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Judy Garland
One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals. She was born Frances Ethel Gumm on 10 June 1922 in Minnesota...
“ June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969

Actress and singer.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Kurt Cobain
Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge!
Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social...
“ February 20, 1967 - April 5, 1994

Singer, with Nirvana.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Jim Morrison
Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
Jim Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida, to Clara Virginia (Clarke) and George Stephen Morrison, a U.S. Naval Officer who fought in World War II. Jim eventually became so estranged from his parents that he would later claim that they were dead. Not much is known about his early years...
“ December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971

Singer, with The Doors

Overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Janis Joplin
Soundtrack, Watchmen
Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta...
“ January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970

Iconic singer and musician.

Overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Jimi Hendrix
Soundtrack, Almost Famous
Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism...
“ November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970

Iconic musician.

Overdose. ” - DeuxVies
Teresa Teng
Music Department, Gomorrah
Teresa Teng, sometimes spelled or written as Teresa Tang or Teresa Deng, was a popular and influential Chinese pop singer. She recorded many memorable songs, including "When Will You Return?". In addition to her Mandarin repertoire, she also recorded songs in Taiwanese, Cantonese, Japanese, English and some few Indonesian...
“ January 29, 1953 – May 8, 1995

Chinese singer.

She died of an asthma attack. ” - DeuxVies
Phyllis Hyman
Deep-voiced and statuesque, Phyllis Hyman sang with a life-affirming energy and emotional intensity found in few other female vocalists. Born in Philadelphia in 1949 (and raised in Pittsburgh), her professional career began in New York City where, during an engagement, she was spotted by producer Norman Connors and contemporaries Jean Carne and Roberta Flack...
“ July 6, 1949 – June 30, 1995


Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
“ January 1, 1946 – May 19, 2001

Jazz Singer.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Sid Vicious
Soundtrack, Goodfellas
Along with fellow Sex Pistol member, Johnny Rotten, lanky, sneering, pock faced Sid epitomised the punk movement born in the mid 1970s in working class England. Sid Vicious (real name John Beverly) wasn't an original member of the Pistols, but rather joined the band after original bassist, Glen Matlock dropped out after personality clashes with lead singer Rotten...
“ 10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979)

Singer & musician with The Sex Pistols.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
“ May 28, 1949 – April 6, 1998


Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Nafisa Joseph
Actress, C.A.T.S
Nafisa Joseph was born March 28, 1978 Bangalore, Karnataka, India to Nirmal Joseph, a Keralite Syrian Christian and Usha Joseph, a Bengali, who was a descendant of Tagore and first cousin of Sharmila Tagore. Nafisa studied at Bishop Cotton Girls' School and St. Joseph's College, both at Bangalore. She was Catholic...
“ 28 March 1978 − 29 July 2004


Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
“ July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005

Journalist and ABC News Anchorman

He died of lung cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin was born in 1962 to parents Lyn and Bob Irwin, who were animal naturalists. He shared the love for animals all his life, stemming from being raised at the Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park. There, he partook in daily duties of animal feeding and care. He quickly established himself with the Queenland's government on the process of the country's Crocodile Relocation Program...
“ 22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006

TV Personality & Conservationist.

Died from injuries from a stingray attack. ” - DeuxVies
“ 1975 - May 19, 2005

Musician and composer.

Suicide. ” - DeuxVies
Donna Summer
Soundtrack, American Hustle
Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. Maintaining an unbroken string of hits throughout the 70s and 80s...
“ December 31, 1948 - May 17, 2012.

Iconic singer.

She died from breast cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Elizabeth Montgomery
Elizabeth Montgomery was born into show business. Her parents were screen actor Robert Montgomery and Broadway actress Elizabeth Allen. Elizabeth graduated from the Spence School in New York City and attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After three years intensive training, she made her...
“ April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995


She died of colon cancer. ” - DeuxVies
“ October 9, 1970 - July 11, 1994


Suicide ” - DeuxVies
JonBenét Ramsey
Born JonBenet Patricia Ramsey, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on August 6th, 1990 to John Bennett Ramsey and Patricia Paugh Ramsey. JonBenet moved to Colorado with her family when she was just a year old. Her first name is a combination of her father's first and middle names, John Bennett. Her middle name is that of her mother, Patricia...
“ August 6, 1990 - December 25, 1996

Child Beauty Queen

Murdered ” - DeuxVies
Mary Frann
Actress, Newhart
“ February 27, 1943 – September 23, 1998


Heart Attack ” - DeuxVies
Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner was one of the great comic geniuses of the 20th century, ranked up with Lucille Ball and other comedy legends of the highest caliber. She was born on June 28, 1946, in Detroit, Michigan, the younger of two children of Henrietta (Dworkin), a legal secretary, and Herman Radner, a businessman...
“ June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989

Actress and Comedienne

Ovarian cancer ” - DeuxVies
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood was born on July 20, 1938, in San Francisco, California, as Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko. Her parents, Maria Stepanovna (Zudilova) and Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko, were Russian-born émigrés, of Ukrainian and Russian descent, who spoke barely comprehensible English; they changed the family name to Gurdin after becoming US citizens...
“ July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981


Drowned/murdered ” - DeuxVies
Grace Kelly
Actress, Rear Window
Grace Patricia Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to wealthy parents. She was the daughter of Margaret Katherine (Majer), a physical education instructor, and John Brendan Kelly, Sr., a three-time Olympic Gold winner for rowing. Her uncle was playwright George Kelly...
“ November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982

Princess of Monaco and Actress

Car accident caused by a stroke. ” - DeuxVies
Margaux Hemingway
Actress, Lipstick
Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up in on a farm in Ketchum, Idaho. But dad was Jack Hemingway, son of the Nobel prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and, with that heritage, fame was almost foreordained. By the time she was 21, after the lead in the rape melodrama Lipstick, she had a budding movie career...
“ February 16, 1954 – July 1, 1996

Actress and model

Suicide ” - DeuxVies
Natasha Richardson
Natasha Jane Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, England, to director and producer Tony Richardson and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson, the niece of actors Corin Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, and the granddaughter of actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel Kempson...
“ May 11, 1963 - March 18, 2009


Head injury ” - DeuxVies
Katrin Cartlidge
Katrin Cartlidge began her career as a doing backstage & front of house work at London's Royal Court Theatre, having appeared with their Young People's Theatre group. She progressed to appearing in play readings and workshops before winning a regular role in Brookside. She went on to forge an award-winning career in theatre and film...
“ May 15, 1961 — September 7, 2002


Pneumonia ” - DeuxVies
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn was born Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston on May 4, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She was a blue-blood and a cosmopolitan from birth. Her mother, Ella van Heemstra, was a Dutch baroness; Audrey's father, Joseph Victor Anthony Hepburn-Ruston, was born in Úzice, Bohemia, of English and Austrian descent, and worked in business...
“ May 4, 1929 – January 20, 1993


Cancer of the appendix ” - DeuxVies
Brandon Lee
Actor, The Crow
Born in Oakland, California, USA, Brandon Lee spent the first eight years of his life in Hong Kong. By the time he was able to walk, he was already involved in learning about martial arts from his father, martial arts expert and famed actor Bruce Lee. After Bruce Lee's untimely death, Brandon...
“ February 1, 1965 - March 31, 1993

Actor and Martial Artist

Accidental gunshot/Murdered ” - DeuxVies
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and European cinema and audiences the way it has over the past four decades...
“ November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973

Actor and Martial Artist

Cerebral Edema/Allergic reaction/Murdered ” - DeuxVies
Sergei Grinkov
Sergei started skating at the age of five. Russian born. He was Russian to his soul. He started as a single skater but was paired up with his only partner Ekaterina Gordeeva in 1982 when he was 15. They won the Junior World Championships in 1985 after placing 5th the year before. In 1986 they won the World Championships for the first of four times (1986...
“ February 4, 1967 - November 20, 1995

Olympic Gold Medal Pairs Skater

Heart Attack ” - DeuxVies
Vic Morrow
Actor, Combat!
Vic Morrow was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jean (Kress) and Harry Morrow, an electrical engineer. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Morrow dropped out of high school at 17 to join the U.S. Navy. When he left the Navy, he used the G.I. Bill to study pre-law at Florida State. While Morrow was working on his degree in Law...
“ February 14, 1929 – July 23, 1982


On set accident ” - DeuxVies
“ February 27, 1972 – January 19, 2010

Reality Star

Breast Cancer ” - DeuxVies
Michelle Thomas
Michelle Thomas was born in Boston but raised in New York and New Jersey. She attended the Montclair School of Arts and the Broadway Dance Center. She is survived by her parents, Phynjuar Thomas (a stage actress and acting coach) and Dennis J.T. Thomas (a founder and current member of the 1970s funk band Kool & the Gang); her brother...
“ September 23, 1968/9 - December 22/23, 1998


Stomach Cancer ” - DeuxVies
“ December 15, 1948 – December 28, 1991

Actress. Wife of Pierce Brosnan.

Ovarian Cancer

Her mother Roma and her daughter Charlotte (Harris) Bronson (November 27, 1971 - June 28, 2013) also died of Ovarian Cancer. ” - DeuxVies
Robert Urich
Actor, Vega$
Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account representative...
“ December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002


Synovial Cell Sarcoma ” - DeuxVies
Lee Remick
Actress, The Omen
Lee Remick was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, to Gertrude Margaret (Waldo), an actress, and Francis Edwin Remick, a department store owner. She had Irish and English ancestry. Remick was educated at Barnard College, studied dance and worked on stage and TV, before making her film debut as a sexy Southern majorette in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd...
“ December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991


Kidney Cancer ” - DeuxVies
“ August 26, 1950 – July 3, 2006


Suicide ” - DeuxVies
Jennifer Syme
Actress, Lost Highway
Not much is known about Jennifer Syme, except that she was a girlfriend of actor Keanu Reeves. A lot of what is known about her centered around tragic circumstances: First, the 1999 stillbirth of the baby she expected with Reeves, and second, her untimely death at age 28. Around the time she met Reeves...
“ December 7, 1972 – April 2, 2001


Car accident ” - DeuxVies
Jacqueline Kennedy
Self, Primary
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York, to Janet Norton (Lee) and John Vernou "Blackjack" Bouvier III, a stockbroker. Her sister Caroline Lee (aka Lee Radziwill) was born four years after her. Her mother was of Irish descent and her father had French, English, German, and Scottish ancestry...
“ July 28, 1929 - May 19, 1994

First Lady Kennedy & later Mrs. Aristotle Onassis

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ” - DeuxVies
“ December 11, 1950 – November 19, 1988

Greek Entrepreneur, Socialite & Heir to the Onassis Fortune. Daughter of Aristotle and Mother of Athina.

Pulmonary Edema ” - DeuxVies
John Kennedy Jr.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. was born on November 25, 1960, in Washington, DC, to John Fitzgerald Kennedy (President-to-be John F. Kennedy) and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy (Jacqueline Kennedy). Three weeks before his birth, his father was elected President of the United States, and the nation loved little John...
“ November 25, 1960 - July 16, 1999

Attorney. Son of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy.

Plane crash.

Died with his wife Carolyn and her sister Lauren. ” - DeuxVies
“ January 7, 1966 – July 16, 1999

Wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. Was a publicist at Calvin Klein.

Plane Crash.

Died in the crash with her husband, John F. Kennedy, Jr. Her sister Lauren Gail Bessette (November 5, 1964 - July 16, 1999) also perished in the crash. ” - DeuxVies
Anita Mui
With a career that began in her early childhood, Anita Mui is the queen of Hong Kong's pop-music industry. After she won a singing contest in 1982, her life in the limelight began. In the early stages of her career her image was a little bit tomboy-ish and sexy (which was the reason she was called the "Madonna of Hong Kong")...
“ October 10, 1963 – December 30, 2003


Cervical Cancer

Her sister Ann Mui (1959 - April 16, 2000) also died of Cervical Cancer. ” - DeuxVies
“ 1959 - April 16, 2000


Cervical Cancer

Her sister Anita Mui (October 10, 1963 – December 30, 2003) also died of Cervical Cancer. ” - DeuxVies