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Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Died in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA  (accidental prescription drug overdose)
Birth NameMichael Christopher Starr

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Mike Starr was born on April 4, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Michael Christopher Starr. He was an actor, known for Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008), Singles (1992) and Alice in Chains: Music Bank - The Videos (1999). He died on March 8, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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Former bass player for alt rock band Alice In Chains.
Original bassist for Alice in Chains. Starr left the band shortly after the Hollywood Rock concert in Rio de Janeiro on January 22, 1993, stating that he wanted to spend more time with his family.
Brought out the albums 'Sun Red Sun' (1995) and 'Lost Tracks' (2000) with heavy metal band Sun Red Sun.
Has a son named Preston, who he had never met.
Had a sister named Melinda.
He was reportedly the last person to see his former Alice in Chains bandmate Layne Staley alive. During his appearance on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008) in 2010, Starr revealed that he spent time with Layne the day before he died and admitted to feeling guilty about not calling 911 after Staley had warned him against it. Starr stated that Staley called after him as he left: "Not like this, don't leave like this". Starr apologized to Staley's mother on the show for not calling 911 to help her son.

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