10 Good Actors Who Died Too Young

Brad Renfro

Died: 1/15/08 (25)
Cause of Death:
Accidental Overdose
Notable Work:
The ClientTom and Huck, Apt Pupil, Ghost World, Bully

After making a name for himself at age 11 starring in Joel Schumacher's adaptation of John Grisham's The Client, Renfro fulfilled the grim destiny of many child actors, descending into a life of constant drug use and trouble with the law. The Knoxville, TN native had been arrested for substance abuse and/or possession at least three times before being found dead of a heroin/morphine overdose in his LA apartment.

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