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This thorough list details the many celebrity drug related deaths and famous drug overdoses. There is nothing more cliche than the depiction of rampant drug and alcohol abuse by the Hollywood elite. Unfortunately, this is one cliche that hits the mark more than we'd like to believe. Celebrity drug deaths are all too frequent. Deaths from drug use are a rampant problem here in the states, both overdose and health issues created by drug use increase this statistic. These famous drug fueled deaths should illustrate a need to control drug usage or stop it all together. Famous overdoses have the power to bring awareness to this horrible problem. 

If you know of celebrity overdoses and famous drug related deaths that are not on the list, you can add them or call them out in the comments, to make this list of drug related deaths completely comprehensive.
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Teri Diver is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Teri Diver Died at 30 (1971-2001) - pornographic actress, accidental drug overdose

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Kiki Djan is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Kiki Djan Died at 47 (1957-2004) - Musician, AIDS and drugs related complications.

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DJ Screw is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
DJ Screw Died at 29 (1971-2000)

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Desmond Donnelly is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Desmond Donnelly Died at 54 (1920-1974) - Politician/ businessman/ journalist, suicide under influence of alcohol/ overdose of barbiturates.

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Tommy Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Tommy Dorsey Died at 51 (1905-1956) - Jazz musician and bandleader, choked to death while sleeping with the aid of drugs.

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John Dougherty is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
John Dougherty Died at 48 (1857-1905) - Musician, Flipper, heroin overdose.

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Eric Douglas is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Eric Douglas Died at 46 (1958-2004) - Stand-up comedian, "acute intoxication" by the effects of alcohol, tranquilizers and painkillers.

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Nick Drake is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Nick Drake Died at 26 (1948-1974) - Musician, anti-depressant overdose, disputed suicide.

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Michael Dransfield is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Michael Dransfield Died at 25 (1948-1973) - Poet, sources report conflicting causes of death, including infection related to drug use and "acute broncho-pneumonia and brain damage".

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Kevin DuBrow is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Kevin DuBrow Died at 52 (1955-2007) - Rock vocalist, cocaine overdose.

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Bobby Duncum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Bobby Duncum, Jr. Died at 35 (1965-2000) - Professional wrestler, prescription drug overdose.

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Anthony Durante is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Anthony Durante Died at 36 (1967-2003) - Professional wrestler, fentanyl overdose.

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Jeanne Eagels is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Jeanne Eagels Died at 39 (1890-1929) - Actress, alcohol and/or heroin abuse.

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John Entwistle is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
John Entwistle Died at 58 (1944-2002) - Musician, bassist for the Who, died from heart failure brought upon by cocaine use.

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Brian Epstein is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Brian Epstein Died at 33 (1934-1967) - Manager of The Beatles, accidental sleeping pill overdose.

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Howie Epstein is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Howie Epstein Died at 48 (1955-2003) - Musician, ex-bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, heroin overdose.

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Chris Farley Died at 33 (1964-1997) - Comedian, cocaine and heroin overdose

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Pete Farndon is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Pete Farndon Died at 31 (1952-1983) - Musician, the Pretenders, drowned/ heroin overdose.

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Died at 37 (1945-1982) - Playwright, director, cocaine overdose(possible suicide)

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Brenda Fassie is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Brenda Fassie Died at 40 (1964-2004) - Singer, initial press reports cited complications of asthma attack while a later autopsy "mentioned cocaine overdose".

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Althea Flynt is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Althea Flynt Died at 34 (1953-1987) - Co-publisher of Hustler magazine, drowned after passing out after drug overdose.

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Zac Foley is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Zac Foley Died at 32 (1970-2002) - Musician, EMF, heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, barbiturates and alcohol in bloodstream.

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Katy French is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Katy French Died at 24 (1983-2007) - Model and socialite, cocaine use.

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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Sigmund Freud Died at 83 (1856-1939) - Neurologist, long-term cocaine use, physician assisted morphine overdose

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Danny Gans is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Danny Gans Died at 53 (1956-2009) - Impressionist, Las Vegas entertainer. Accidental prescription drug overdose.

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Paul Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Paul Gardiner Died at 26 (1958-1984) - Musician, Tubeway Army, heroin overdose.

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
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.

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Lowell George is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Lowell George Died at 34 (1945-1979) - Musician, Little Feat, drug overdose.

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Talitha Getty is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Talitha Getty Died at 31 (1940-1971) - Actress, heroin overdose in Rome 1971.

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Greg Giraldo is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Greg Giraldo Died at 45 (1965-2010) - Stand up comedian and insult comic. Appeared on many Comedy Central programs and Roasts. Overdosed on prescription pills. It is unknown if it was a suicide attempt or an accidental overdose.

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Trevor Goddard is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Trevor Goddard Died at 41 (1962-2003) - Actor, accidental overdose of heroin, cocaine, valium and vicodin.

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Dwayne Goettel is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Dwayne Goettel Died at 31 (1964-1995) - Musician, Skinny Puppy, heroin overdose.

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Adam Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Adam Goldstein Died at 36 (1973-2009) - AKA DJ AM, American club DJ, accidental drug overdose´┐Ż cocaine, Levamisole, oxycodone, hydrocodone, Ativan, Klonapin and Xanax.

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Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Eddie Guerrero Died at 38 (1967-2005) - Professional wrestler, "heart disease, complicated by an enlarged heart resulting from a history of anabolic steroid use."

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Clinton Haines is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Clinton Haines Died at 21 (1976-1997) - Computer hacker, heroin overdose.

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Bobby Hatfield is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Bobby Hatfield Died at 63 (1940-2003)

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Tim Hardin is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Tim Hardin Died at 39 (1941-1980) - Folk musician, heroin overdose.

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Brynn Hartman is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Brynn Hartman Died at 40 (1958-1998) - Wife and murderer of comedian Phil Hartman, suicide after cocaine, alcohol and Zoloft.

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Phyllis Haver is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Phyllis Haver Died at 61 (1899-1960) - Actress, barbiturate overdose, suspected suicide

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James Hayden is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
James Hayden Died at 30 (1953-1983) - Actor, heroin overdose.

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Paul Hayward is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Paul Hayward Died at 38 (1954-1992) - Rugby league player, heroin overdose in prison while serving time for drug smuggling.

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Mitch Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Mitch Hedberg Died at 37 (1968-2005) - Comedian, multiple drug toxicity(cocaine and heroin)

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Tim Hemensley is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Tim Hemensley Died at 31 (1972-2003)

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Margaux Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Margaux Hemingway Died at 42 (1954-1996) - Actress, disputed suicide, overdose of phenobarbital.

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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Jimi Hendrix Died at 28 (1942-1970) - Rock and roll musician, respiratory arrest caused by alcohol and barbiturate overdose and vomit inhalation.

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Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Curt Hennig Died at 45 (1958-2003) - Professional wrestler, cocaine overdose.

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Gino Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Gino Hernandez Died at 29 (1957-1986) - Wrestler, cocaine overdose.

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Abbie Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Abbie Hoffman Died at 53 (1936-1989) - Social and political activist in the United States, suicide by overdose of Phenobarbital pills.

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Gary Holton is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
Gary Holton Died at 33 (1952-1985) - Actor and musician, heroin overdose.

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James Honeyman-Scott is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses
James Honeyman-Scott Died at 26 (1956-1982) - Musician, the Pretenders, drug overdose.