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Drug overdose by accident or suicide

Bridgette Andersen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marriah Bridget Andersen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies for television Between Two Women, The Parent Trap II. Movie Savannah Smiles. Died of accidental drug and alcohol overdose.

Pier Angeli

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anna Maria Pierangeli
Also Known As:
Annamaria Pierangeli

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Died of a barbiturate drug overdose. Movie Somebody Up There Liked Me

Scotty Beckett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Hastings Beckett
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Member of movie series Our Gang. Died of a drug overdose (sleeping pills) - probable suicide.

John Belushi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Adam Belushi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jim Belushi by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Animal House, The Blues Brothers. Star of TV series Saturday Night Live. Died of a drug overdose - injected cocaine and heroine. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6355 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 1 April 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Clara Blandick

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Clara Dickey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born on an American ship captained by her father, in Hong Kong harbor. In role of Auntie Em in movie The Wizard of Oz. Role of Aunt Polly in movie Tom Sawyer (1930). Many Broadway appearances. Suicide by sleeping pill drug overdose.

Michael Bloomfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Bernard Bloomfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of a heroin drug overdose. Soundtrack for the Andy Warhol movie Bad. Guitarist. Band The Electric Flag

Christopher Bowman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Nicol Bowman
Also Known As:
Chris Bowman
Nickname(s):
Bowman the Showman
Hans Brinker From Hell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Champion figure skater, two-time U.S. national champion and two-time World medalist. As a child, in TV series Little House on the Prairie. Analyst for Fox Sports. Appeared in commercials. Died of a drug overdose at a Los Angeles motel.

Lenny Bruce

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Alfred Schneider
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Stand up comic. Died of an accidental morphine drug overdose.

Tim Buckley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Charles Buckley III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Died of a drug overdose. Albums Greetings from L.A., Starsailor, Goodbye and Hello. Movie Why

Paul Butterfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Vaughn Butterfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals, band The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Heroin overdose. Blues Hall of Fame 2006. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

Leslie Carter

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Barbara Carter
Nickname(s):
Brat
Lessie
Leanne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Aaron Carter by 1 year.
sister of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Nick Carter by 6 years.
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Song Like Wow!, in animated movie Shrek

Darby Crash

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jan Paul Beahm
Also Known As:
Bobby Pym
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group The Germs. Deliberate heroin overdose suicide. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008 as a member of The Germs.

Mac Daddy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chris Kelly
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Duo Kris Kross. Songs Jump, Rugrats Rap, Alright, Tonite's tha Night. Album Da Bomb. Died of a drug overdose.

Dorothy Dandridge

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died by drug overdose (suicide.). National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6719 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 January 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

DJ AM

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Adam Michael Goldstein
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Crazy Town. Song Butterfly. Club disc jockey. Injured in airplane crash September 19, 2008 at Columbia, South Carolina, with
Travis Barker
. Died of accidental drug overdose.

DJ Screw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Earl Davis Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Houston. Died of a codeine drug overdose, in his studio. Known for slowing a recording, a process called "screwing."

Eric Douglas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eric Anthony Douglas
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
uncle of
half-brother of
Younger than Joel Douglas by 11 years.
son of
half-brother of
Younger than Michael Douglas by 13 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Peter Douglas by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movie Delta Force 3: The Killing Game. Died of (possible) apparent drug overdose.

Nick Drake

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Drake

Brief Facts:

UK. Albums Pink Moon, Five Leaves Left. Song Day is Done. Died of a prescription drug overdose, ruled a suicide.

Bobby Driscoll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Driscoll
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disney movies Treasure Island, Song of the South and voice of Peter Pan in cartoon Peter Pan (1953). Possible drug overdose cause for death. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Kevin DuBrow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Mark DuBrow
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio DJ. The lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot from 1975 until his death in 2007 of a cocaine overdose. Song Cum on Feel the Noize with memorable lyrics "wild, wild, wild."

Chris Farley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Crosby Farley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Saturday Night Live. Movies Wayne's World, Coneheads. Died of a drug overdose. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 August 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hollywood Fats

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Leonard Mann
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Died of a heroin overdose.

Judy Garland

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Ethel Gumm
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Sidney Luft by 6 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Vincente Minnelli by 19 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Song Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Movies TheWizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, Judgment at Nuremberg, A Star Is Born (1954). Died from a drug overdose of sleeping pills. Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 1991. Cecil B DeMille Award 1962. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1715 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Gidget Gein

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bradley Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of the band Marilyn Manson. Bassist. Died of a heroin overdose.

Peaches Geldof

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Fifi Geldof by 5 years.
daughter of
mother of
older sister of
Older than Pixie Geldof by 1 year.
half-sister of
Older than Tiger Lily Hutchence Geldof by 7 years.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Fashion model. Died of a heroin overdose.

Tommy Hanson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas J. Hanson Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Height 6' 5". Teams Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Margaux Hemingway

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margot Louise Hemingway
Also Known As:
Margot Hemingway
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
granddaughter of
niece of
granddaughter of
daughter of
older sister of
Older than Mariel Hemingway by 6 years.
sister of
niece of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lipstick, Dangerous Cargo. Playboy model. Possible suicide by drug overdose.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Also Known As:
Philip S. Hoffman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Twister, The Big Lebowski, Cold Mountain, Capote, Doubt, Moneyball. Broadway play Death of a Salesman. 3 nominations for the Tony Award. Died of a drug overdose, probably heroin.

Michael Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Jackson
Also Known As:
Michael Joe Jackson (per indictment)
Nickname(s):
Jacko
Wacko Jacko
The King of Pop
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brandon Jackson by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Rowe by less than 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 7 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jermaine Jackson by 3 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than La Toya Jackson by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lisa Marie Presley by 9 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Marlon Jackson by 1 year.
father of
father of
father of
younger brother of
Younger than Randy Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 8 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Famed for "moonwalk" dance step. Albums Thriller, Dangerous. Song I'll Be There. Movie The Wiz. Short film Captain EO. Acquitted of charges of molesting a child, June 13, 2005. First son named originally Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. then name changed after divorce. Died of lethal dose of propofol. Coroner ruled his death a homicide. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 2010. World Music Award Hall of Fame 1989. Music Video Producers' Hall of Fame 1991. Soul Train Hall of Fame 1995. ECHO Hall of Fame 2010. National Radio Hall of Fame 2003. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 November 1984.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of band: The Jacksons for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Anissa Jones

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Anissa Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
18
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Family Affair in role of the child Buffy. Drug overdose at age 18 on cocaine, angel dust, Quaaludes and Seconal.

Janis Joplin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Janis Lyn Joplin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album The Essential Janis Joplin. Died of a drug overdose (heroin.) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995. Guitar Center RockWalk 1999. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 4 November 2013.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Alan Ladd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Walbridge Ladd
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Sue Carol, until he died.
Younger than Sue Carol by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 6╝". Movies Shane, The Great Gatsby, Boy on a Dolphin, The Carpetbaggers. Died of drug overdose combined with excessive alcohol - possible suicide. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. Hall of Great Western Performers 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 8 January 1995.

Carole Landis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Lillian Mary Ridste
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name was legally changed. Movies One Million B.C. (1940), Brass Monkey, Moon Over Miami. Suicide by drug overdose at age 29. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jani Lane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Kennedy Oswald
Also Known As:
John Patrick Oswald
Mitch Dynamite
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Bobbie Brown by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Changed middle name. Lead singer and drummer for glam metal band Warrant. Songs Heaven, Down Boys, Cherry Pie. Died of alcohol poisoning, excess ethanol.

Heath Ledger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Heath Andrew Ledger
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of the Joker. Movies Brokeback Mountain, The Patriot, Monster's Ball, A Knight's Tale, Lords of Dogtown, The Dark Knight, as well as Australian movies. Directed and produced a video for Australian rapper Nfamas. Found dead in a New York apartment, of an overdose on prescription pain and sleep drugs.

Lil Peep

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gustav Elijah ┼hr
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Post-emo revival style of hip-hop. Songs Girls, OMFG, Awful Things, Star Shopping. Album Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1

Sonny Liston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles L. Liston
Nickname(s):
Sonny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight boxer. Convicted as a young man of crimes. Apparently died of a drug overdose. Birth date uncertain and undocumented. International Boxing Hall of Fame 1991. Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame 2014.

Frankie Lymon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Lymon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers. Song Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Died of a heroin drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Judy Martin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eva Alaine Overstake
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Second wife, at age 16, of Red Foley, on August 9, 1933, six months after his first wife Pauline died in childbirth. Group Three Little Maids. Committed suicide by overdose of sleeping pills, leaving a note.

Jonathan Melvoin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan David Melvoin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist on tour with group Smashing Pumpkins died of a drug overdose - heroin plus alcohol. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008 as a member of Smashing Pumpkins.

Marilyn Monroe

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Norma Jean Mortenson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
ex-wife of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate centerfold, the first one, 1953. Legally changed her name in 1956. Movies Some Like It Hot, Seven Year Itch, Let's Make Love. Died of a drug overdose - possible suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6774 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 1 December 1995.

Cory Monteith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cory Allan Michael Monteith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Glee. Movies Final Destination 3, Sisters & Brothers, Deck the Halls. Found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver. Cause of deat ruled alcohol and drug overdose.

Keith Moon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Keith John Moon
Nickname(s):
Moon the Loon
Moonie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Kim McLagan by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Drummer with band The Who. Known for innovative drumming. Also known for exploding toilets. Died of a drug overdose. Movie Son of Dracula. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of The Who.

Jim Morrison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Douglas Morrison
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group The Doors. Died of heroin overdose. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Doors.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of The Doors.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: The Doors for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Brad Nowell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bradley James Nowell

Brief Facts:

With band Sublime. Died of heroin overdose.

Lani O'Grady

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lanita Rose Agrati
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 7 days before her 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Don Grady by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Eight Is Enough, Days of Our Lives. Movie Massacre at Central High. Died of a drug overdose.

Ol' Dirty Bastard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Russell Tyrone Jones
Also Known As:
ODB
O.D.B.
Dirt McGirt
Dirt Dog
Big Baby Jesus
Nickname(s):
Rusty
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 2 days before his 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of Wu-Tang Clan. Song Got Your Money. Died of accidental drug overdose.

Gram Parsons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ingram Cecil Connor III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With groups The Shilos, The International Submarine Band, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers. Recorded also with Emmylou Harris. Died of a drug overdose. His body was stolen by friends and partially burned in a cremation attempt. Credited with origins of country rock genre. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1999. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of The Byrds.

Amanda Peterson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Amanda Peterson
Also Known As:
Mandy Peterson
Nickname(s):
Mandy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 5 days before her 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Can't Buy Me Love, Annie. TV series A Year in the LifeDied of a morphine overdose.

Christopher Pettiet

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Lee Pettiet
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Young Riders. Movie Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead. Died of an accidental drug overdose.

Tom Petty

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Earl Petty
Also Known As:
Charlie T. Wilbury Jr.
Muddy Wilbury
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 18 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Full Moon Fever, Wildflowers. Groups The Traveling Wilburys, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Movie The Postman. Died from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Traveling Wilburys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 28 April 1999.
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A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 28 April 1999.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

River Phoenix

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
River Jude Bottom
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Joaquin Phoenix by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Liberty Phoenix by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Rain Phoenix by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Summer Phoenix by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies I Love You to Death, The Mosquito Coast, Stand by Me, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, My Own Private Idaho. Drug overdose caused death by heart failure.

Dana Plato

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dana Michelle Plato
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Primary fame for TV show Diff'rent Strokes. Playboy model. Soft-porn movie Different Strokes. Arrested '91 for robbery. Died of prescription drug overdose.

Elvis Presley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock. Movie Blue Hawaii. Died of a drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Music City Walk of Fame 2008. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1990. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001. The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars: A star at Mon Ami Gabi restaurant; ceremony: 2 February 2016.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Prince

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Prince Rogers Nelson
Also Known As:
the Artist (formerly known as Prince)
Jamie Starr
Christopher
Alexander Nevermind
Joey Coco
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Purple Moon, Under the Cherry Moon. Died of an accidental opioid (Fentanyl) overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004. UK Music Hall of Fame 2006. Minnesota Music Hall of Fame 2007. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2016.

Dee Dee Ramone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Glenn Colvin
Also Known As:
Dee Dee King
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist with punk rock group Ramones. Song I Wanna be Sedated. Died of suspected drug overdose. Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of Ramones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of Ramones.

Brad Renfro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bradley Barron Renfro
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Client, The Cure, Tom and Huck, The Theory of the Leisure Class, The Jacket, Ghost World, Bully. Found dead in his home of an accidental drug overdose on heroin, per coroner's autopsy.

Axl Rotten

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brian Knighton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Bad Breed, a tag team. Paralyzed by spine injury. Died of an accidental heroin overdose in a restaurant bathroom.

Will Shatter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Russell Wilkinson

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Group Flipper. Accidental drug overdose (heroin.)

Hillel Slovak

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hillel Slovak
Also Known As:
Slim
Pan Handle Slim
The Israeli Cowboy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original guitarist and founding member of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Died of a heroin overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Layne Staley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Layne Thomas Staley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Alice in Chains. Albums Alice in Chains, Jar of Flies. Designed the "Sun" featured in the cover of album Dirt. Died of a drug overdose about April 5, 2002.

Mike Starr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Christopher Starr
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 27 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original bassist in grunge band Alice in Chains. Albums Facelift, Dirt. Friend of Layne Staley who also died of an overdose.

Margaret Sullavan

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Suicide by drug overdose. Movie The Shopworn Angel. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lord Sutch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Edward Sutch
Also Known As:
Dave Sutch
Screaming Lord Sutch

Brief Facts:

UK "deathrock" musician. Recorded album Lord Sutch & Heavy Friends. Leader of the group Official Monster Raving Loony Party stood for office many times. Died of suicide (drug overdose) - suffered from manic depression.

Johnny Thunders

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Genzale Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar. Punk/glam rock. Groups The New York Dolls, The Heartbreakers. Album So Alone. Died 1991 of a drug overdose.

Ike Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ike Wister Turner
Also Known As:
Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tina Turner by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Ike & Tina Turner. Songs It's Gonna Work Out Fine, River Deep - Mountain High, I Want to Take You Higher, Proud Mary, Nutbush City Limits. Death ruled a drug overdose on cocaine. Blues Hall of Fame 2005. Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2005. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of Ike & Tina Turner.
St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6659 Delmar Boulevard.

Helen Twelvetrees

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Marie Jurgens
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Used her first husband's last name. Movies The Painted Desert, A Bedtime Story. Overdose on prescription drugs, pronounced as suicide by the coroner. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sid Vicious

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Simon Ritchie
Nickname(s):
Sly
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sex Pistols. Arrested for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen with a knife. Died of heroin overdose while on bail. London Avenue of Stars as a member of Sex Pistols.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of Sex Pistols.

Scott Weiland

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Richard Kline
Also Known As:
Scott Richard Weiland
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted by his stepfather at age 5, changed his surname. Bands Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, The Wildabouts. Grunge style. Solo album 12 Bar Blues. Jail time and probation for drugs. Found dead on his tour bus.

Vesta Williams

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Vesta Williams
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Congratulations, Don't Blow a Good Thing, Once Bitten Twice Shy, Sweet, Sweet Love. TV series Sister, Sister

Andy Wood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Patrick Wood
Also Known As:
Andrew Wood
Landrew the Love Child

Brief Facts:

Bands Malfunkshun, Mother Love Child. Seattle area - played bass. Died of heroin drug overdose.

Paula Yates

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Paula Elizabeth Yates
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Tube, The Big Breakfast. Heroin overdose.
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