Too Young To Die
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Tuesday, June 25

She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered the female idol of the 50s. As a young criminal in “Rebel Without a Cause” she pays opposite James Dean in one of the films that bears a far-reaching impact on pop culture. As Maria in the famous adaptation of the musical “West Side Story” she becomes a world star. But in November 1981, at the age of 43, the actress and mother of two Natalie Wood drowns in a tragic incident. “Drowning was her nightmare, how often she spoke of her terrifying fear of dark waters.” says Richard Gregson, her second husband. But it’s true–Natalie Wood is dead, drowned at the age of 43. Show Less
She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered t...Show More

Falco was the most successful Austrian pop rock musician and rapper of all time, the only artist whose language was German but yet scored a vocal number-one hit in the US. Before he could celebrate his 41st birthday in 1998 and achieve his plan to comeback on the musical scene, he was hit by a bus while driving on the road in the Dominican Republic. Among the causes involved, Falco appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and cocaine… Show Less
Falco was the most successful Austrian pop rock musician and rapper of all time, the only artist whose language was German but yet sco...Show More

Wednesday, June 26

Falco was the most successful Austrian pop rock musician and rapper of all time, the only artist whose language was German but yet scored a vocal number-one hit in the US. Before he could celebrate his 41st birthday in 1998 and achieve his plan to comeback on the musical scene, he was hit by a bus while driving on the road in the Dominican Republic. Among the causes involved, Falco appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and cocaine… Show Less
Falco was the most successful Austrian pop rock musician and rapper of all time, the only artist whose language was German but yet sco...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

Thursday, June 27

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

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

Friday, June 28

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

She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered the female idol of the 50s. As a young criminal in “Rebel Without a Cause” she pays opposite James Dean in one of the films that bears a far-reaching impact on pop culture. As Maria in the famous adaptation of the musical “West Side Story” she becomes a world star. But in November 1981, at the age of 43, the actress and mother of two Natalie Wood drowns in a tragic incident. “Drowning was her nightmare, how often she spoke of her terrifying fear of dark waters.” says Richard Gregson, her second husband. But it’s true–Natalie Wood is dead, drowned at the age of 43. Show Less
She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered t...Show More

Saturday, June 29

She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered the female idol of the 50s. As a young criminal in “Rebel Without a Cause” she pays opposite James Dean in one of the films that bears a far-reaching impact on pop culture. As Maria in the famous adaptation of the musical “West Side Story” she becomes a world star. But in November 1981, at the age of 43, the actress and mother of two Natalie Wood drowns in a tragic incident. “Drowning was her nightmare, how often she spoke of her terrifying fear of dark waters.” says Richard Gregson, her second husband. But it’s true–Natalie Wood is dead, drowned at the age of 43. Show Less
She steps in front of Hollywood’s cameras for the first time at the tender of age of 4 and already as a teenager she is considered t...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.