River Phoenix Died at 23 (1970-1993) Actor, overdose of heroin and cocaine
Alma Rubens Died at 34 (1897-1931) Actress, illness caused by heroin and cocaine addiction.
Anissa Jones Died at 18 (1958-1976) Actress, accidental overdose of barbiturates, cocaine, quaaludes, and PCP.
Brad Renfro Died at 26 (1982-2008) Actor, overdose of heroin and morphine
Bridgette Andersen Died at 22 (1975-1997) Former child actress, alcohol and heroin overdose.
Chester Morris Died at 69 (1901-1970) Actor, barbiturate overdose.
Christopher Pettiet Died at 24 (1976-2000) Actor, drug overdose.
Dana Plato Died at 35 (1964-1999) Actress, drug overdose
Glenn Quinn Died at 32 (1970-2002) Actor, heroin overdose.
Hugh O'Connor Died at 33 (1962-1995) Actor, suicide under influence of cocaine.
Inger Stevens Died at 36 (1934-1970) Actress, suicide-overdose of barbiturates.
James Hayden Died at 30 (1953-1983) Actor, heroin overdose.
Jeanne Eagels Died at 39 (1890-1929) Actress, alcohol and/or heroin abuse.
Jean Seberg Died at 41 (1938-1979) Actress, drug overdose(suicide)
Lani O'Grady Died at 47 (1954-2001) Actress, "multiple drug intoxication."
Lupe Vélez Died at 36 (1908-1944) Actress, secobarbital overdose
Margaret Sullavan Died at 51 (1909-1960) Actress, deliberate barbiturate overdose.
Megan Connolly Died at 27 (1974-2001) Actress, heroin overdose.
Miroslava Died at 30 (1925-1955) Actress, suicide-overdose of sleeping pills.
Miss Elizabeth Died at 43 (1960-2003) Professional wrestling manager, accidental overdose of alcohol, pain killers, nausea medication and tranquilizers.
Phyllis Haver Died at 61 (1899-1960) Actress, barbiturate overdose, suspected suicide
Pier Angeli Died at 39 (1932-1971) Actress, died of anaphylactic shock after being given a tranquilizer by her doctor.
Robert Pastorelli Died at 50 (1954-2004) Television actor, heroin overdose.
Scotty Beckett Died at 39 (1929-1968) American former child actor, suspected overdose.
Talitha Getty Died at 31 (1940-1971) Actress, heroin overdose in Rome 1971.
Heath Ledger Died at 29 (1979-2008) Actor, accidental death Combined Drug Intoxication of various prescription drugs, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, temazepam, and others
Kevyn Aucoin Died at 40 (1962-2002) Photographer & make-up artist, kidney and liver failure due to Tylenol toxicity, as a result of a prescription painkiller addiction.
Trevor Goddard Died at 41 (1962-2003) Actor, accidental overdose of heroin, cocaine, valium and vicodin.
Dalida Died at 54 (1933-1987) Singer, suicide, barbiturates overdose.
Eric Douglas Died at 46 (1958-2004) Stand-up comedian, "acute intoxication" by the effects of alcohol, tranquilizers and painkillers.
Freddie Prinze Died at 23 (1954-1977) Comic, actor, accidental gunshot wound while under the influence of methaqualone and alcohol
Judy Garland Died at 47 (1922-1969) Singer and actress, barbiturate(secobarbital) overdose. Her death certificate states the overdose was "accidental". However there is speculation it was intentional.
Daniel Smith age 32 Son of Anna Nicole Smith, part-time actor and director, cardiac dysrhythmia caused by combination of methadone, Lexapro and Zoloft.
Dave Waymer Died at 35 (1958-1993) American football defensive-back, cocaine-induced heart attack.
Don Rogers Died at 24 (1962-1986) American football player, cardiac arrest due to cocaine overdose.
Eugene Lipscomb Died at 32 (1931-1963) American football player, heroin overdose.
Robert Walker age 43 Actor, a reaction to a sedative administered by his doctor.
Gerald Levert Died at 40 (1966-2006) R&B singer, accidental combination of prescription medications.
Ike Turner Died at 76 (1931-2007) Musician/producer, died from cocaine overdose with high blood pressure and emphysema as contributing factors
Brett Whiteley Died at 53 (1939-1992) Artist, heroin overdose.
Tommy Dorsey Died at 51 (1905-1956) Jazz musician and bandleader, choked to death while sleeping with the aid of drugs.
Darrell Porter Died at 50 (1952-2002) Major League Baseball catcher, broadcaster, cocaine overdose.
Eric Show Died at 38 (1956-1994) Baseball player, cocaine and heroin overdose.
Ken Caminiti Died at 41 (1963-2004) Former Major League Baseball player; acute cocaine and opiates intoxication.
Rod Scurry Died at 36 (1956-1992) Major League Baseball relief pitcher, died of a heart attack in a hospital after a drug related incident with the police
Steve Bechler Died at 24 (1979-2003) Major League Baseball pitcher, died of a heatstroke, the coroner indicated that "the toxicity of ephedra played a signifcant role" among many factors in contributing to his death.
Len Bias Died at 23 (1963-1986) Basketball player; died of cocaine overdose before ever playing in the NBA.
Pete Farndon Died at 31 (1952-1983) Musician, the Pretenders, drowned/ heroin overdose.
Howie Epstein Died at 48 (1955-2003) Musician, ex-bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, heroin overdose.
Phil Lynott Died at 37 (1949-1986) Musician, Thin Lizzy, sources report various causes of death, including: heart and liver failure, heart failure and pneumonia after a drugs overdose,
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