Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses People
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Famous Drug-related Deaths & Celebrity Drug Overdoses

A thorough list of celebrity drug related deaths & 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. 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. 
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    1982 More
    31-year-old star of Glee, accidentally overdosed on heroin
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    1964 More
    Professional wrestler, accidental overdose of painkillers.
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    1931 More
    Actor, death officially certified as "accidental-suicidal and undetermined", high ... more
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    1958 More
    Musician, Big Country, self-asphyxiation under the influence of alcohol.
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    1964 More
    Professional wrestler, suicide, overdosed on tranquilizers.
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    1892 More
    Writer, committed suicide by overdosing on veronal.
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    1956 More
    Punk musician, heroin overdose.
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    1975 More
    Former child actress, alcohol and heroin overdose.
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    1932 More
    Actress, died of anaphylactic shock after being given a tranquilizer by her doctor.
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    1965 More
    Actor, heroin overdose.
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    1966 More
    Champion horse-racing jockey, multiple drug overdose and injuries likely related to a fall ... more
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    West Arkeen

    1960 More
    Musician, drug overdose.
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    1951 More
    Painter, heroin overdose.
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    1962 More
    Photographer & make-up artist, kidney and liver failure due to Tylenol toxicity, as a ... more
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    1948 More
    Music critic, musician, an overdose of Darvon and Valium and NyQuil.
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    1960 More
    Painter, heroin overdose.
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    1929 More
    American former child actor, suspected overdose.
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    Steve Bechler

    1979 More
    Major League Baseball pitcher, died of a heatstroke, the coroner indicated that "the ... more
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    1949 More
    Of the Blues Brothers, actor, and comedian, heroin and cocaine overdose
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    Wes Berggren

    1971 More
    Musician, Tripping Daisy.
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    1977 More
    Schoolgirl, ecstasy related.
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    1963 More
    Basketball player; died of cocaine overdose before ever playing in the NBA.
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    1961 More
    Professional wrestler, toxic levels of cocaine and anti anxiety drug.
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    1962 More
    Aristocrat, cocaine overdose.
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    1943 More
    Blues guitarist, heroin overdose.

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