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Famous People Who Died of Drug Overdose

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List of famous people who died of drug overdose, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who overdosed on drugs are listed alphabetically and include the famous drug overdose victims’ hometowns and biographical info about them when available. List items range from Anna Wood to Warren Tartaglia. These notable drug overdose deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers.

Some of the biggest names in entertainment, especially rock stars, have died of a drug overdose. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison are among a few rockers who bit the big one early. Heath Ledger did as well, and wasn't alive to see that he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in The Dark Knight. Funnymen John Belushi and Chris Farley also diedof drug overdoses.

Everyone on this list has overdosed on drugs as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (237 Items)
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    Film Producer, Model, Actor

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    Spokesperson, Stripper, Adult model

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    Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Singer

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    Film Score Composer, Poet, Songwriter

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    Painter, Musician, Film Producer

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    Actor, Music video director

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    Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

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    Stunt Performer, Comedian, Actor

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    Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

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    Pin-up girl, Actor, Singer

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    Wrestler, Actor

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    Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

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    Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter

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    Model, Actor

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    Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor

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    Singer-songwriter, Author, Actor

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    Musician, Singer-songwriter, Author

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    Film Score Composer, Bassist, Record producer

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    Socialite, Model, Actor

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    Songwriter, Musician, Lyricist

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    Evangelist, Televangelist, Preacher

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    Comedian, Actor, Presenter

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    Model, Disc jockey, Bounty hunter

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    Model, Singer, Dancer

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    Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

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    Street artist, Painter, Poet

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    Nude Glamour Model

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    Pornographic actor, Nude Glamour Model

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    Wrestler, Actor

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    Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

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    Master of Ceremonies, Record producer, Rapper

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    Librarian, Poet, Novelist

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    Impresario, Businessperson, Talent manager

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    Bassist, Record producer, Songwriter

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    Actor, Photographer, Makeup Artist

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    Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

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    Pornographic actor

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    Scribe, Model, Actor

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    Writer, Presenter

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    Musician, Model, Screenwriter

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