10 Good Actors Who Died Too Young

John Belushi

Died: 3/5/82 (33)
Cause of Death:
Accidental Overdose
Notable Work:
Saturday Night Live (TV series), National Lampoon's Animal House, The Blues Brothers

James Belushi's older brother was a comedy darling in the late '70s thanks to the still resonant Animal House and his scene-stealing position in the Saturday Night Live cast. An arguably unstoppable reign was just beginning when he was found dead at the Chateau Marmont, having overdosed from taking a Speedball, a combined injection of heroin and cocaine.

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