Too Young To Die
Tuesday

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Tuesday, August 27

At only 14 River Phoenix celebrates his breakthrough in the Steven King adaption Stand by Me. The film is a box office hit and River becomes the idol of an entire generation. What exactly happened in the night of October 30, 1993 remains unclear to this day. He is set to play with his band in Johnny Depp’s Viper room on Sunset Boulevard. River Phoenix dies of a speedball overdose on the sidewalk outside the club. Show Less
At only 14 River Phoenix celebrates his breakthrough in the Steven King adaption Stand by Me. The film is a box office hit and River b...Show More

He only lived to be 28 years old. The news of Heath Ledger’s death spread like wildfire. The first major Hollywood star to have died so young in the age of the Internet, his death deeply touched all of Hollywood as well as fans around the world. But Heath Ledger was a reluctant celebrity, a star that didn’t really want to be one. By opting to play character roles in small films and declining major offers such as the leading role in “Spiderman”, he deliberately made “unwise” choices and risked his career on several occasions. He was far more interested in the serious art of acting than in becoming famous as a Hollywood superstar. Show Less
He only lived to be 28 years old. The news of Heath Ledger’s death spread like wildfire. The first major Hollywood star to have died...Show More

He only lived to be 28 years old. The news of Heath Ledger’s death spread like wildfire. The first major Hollywood star to have died so young in the age of the Internet, his death deeply touched all of Hollywood as well as fans around the world. But Heath Ledger was a reluctant celebrity, a star that didn’t really want to be one. By opting to play character roles in small films and declining major offers such as the leading role in “Spiderman”, he deliberately made “unwise” choices and risked his career on several occasions. He was far more interested in the serious art of acting than in becoming famous as a Hollywood superstar. Show Less
He only lived to be 28 years old. The news of Heath Ledger’s death spread like wildfire. The first major Hollywood star to have died...Show More

Monday, September 02

They called him “Killer Belushi” when he was young. John was the star of the football team, drummer of the high school band and a brilliant actor. Many followed the meteoric rise of this young man, who had an explosive temperament and an extreme personality, with irresistible fascination. His breakthrough came in Chicago in an off-theater troupe, becoming a star in his mid-twenties in New York with “Saturday Night Live”. His “Blues Brothers” albums sold millions. It only took seven films to make John Belushi unforgettable. Show Less
They called him “Killer Belushi” when he was young. John was the star of the football team, drummer of the high school band and a ...Show More

Tuesday, September 03

They called him “Killer Belushi” when he was young. John was the star of the football team, drummer of the high school band and a brilliant actor. Many followed the meteoric rise of this young man, who had an explosive temperament and an extreme personality, with irresistible fascination. His breakthrough came in Chicago in an off-theater troupe, becoming a star in his mid-twenties in New York with “Saturday Night Live”. His “Blues Brothers” albums sold millions. It only took seven films to make John Belushi unforgettable. Show Less
They called him “Killer Belushi” when he was young. John was the star of the football team, drummer of the high school band and a ...Show More

About Too Young To Die

Brilliant.  Gifted. Legendary.  Whether taken by murder, drugs, or suicide, the names of these late stars live on forever.  Their achievements rendered them iconic and aided in defining their legacy, even while off-screen demons haunted them.  Too Young To Die grants viewers a chance to go beyond the myth and get a glimpse into the private lives and personas of those who were simply too young to die.