Talent that became victim of drugs

February 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Michael Jackson New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The international arena has seen talent like Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Brittany Murphy, Pimp C and many more rising on the film and music firmament. Unfortunately, they succumbed to drugs and left their journey halfway.

IANS lists the celebrities who became victims of drug abuse in last 15 years:

1. Matthew Ansara - Actor, 1965-2001
2. Erik Brodreskift - Musician, 1969-1999
3. Chad Butler aka Pimp C - Rapper, 1973-2007
4. Natasha Collins - Actress, 1973-2008
5. Megan Connolly - Actress, 1974-2001
6. Robert Earl Davis, Jr., aka DJ Screw - Musician, 1971- 2000
7. Howie Epstein - Musician, 1955- 2003
8. Steve Foley - Drummer, 1959 - 2008
9. Zac Foley - Musician, 1971 - 2002
10. Rosemarie Frankland - Actress, 1943 - 2000
11. Rodney Harvey - Actor, Model, 1967-1998
12. Michael Hutchence - Musician, Singer, Actor, 1960-1997
13. Michael Jackson - Pop Singer, 1958 - 2009
14. Michael Larsen aka Eyedea - Rapper, 1981-2010
15. Russell Jones, aka Ol’ Dirty Bastard - Rapper, 1964-2008
16. Health Ledger - Actor, 1979-2008
17. Brittany Murphy - Actress,1977-2009
18. Filip Nikolic - Singer, 1974-2009
19. Hugh O’Connor - Actor,1962-1995
20. Lani O’Grady - Actress, 1954- 2001
21. Robert Pastorelli- Actor, 1954-2004
22. Chris Penn - Actor, 1965- 2006
23. Christopher Pettiet - Actor, 1976-2000
24. Gary Primich - Singer, 1958-2007
25. Robert Quine - Guitarist, 1942-2004
26. Glenn Quinn - Actor, 1970-2002
27. Jay Reatard - Misician, 1980 - 2010
28. Brad Renfro - Actor, 1982-2008
29. Rachel Roberts - Actress, 1927-1980
30. Daniel Smith - Actor, Director, 1986-2006
31. Jennifer Syme - Actress, 1972-2001
32. Mikey Welsh - Musician, 1971 - 2011
33. Amy Winehouse - Singer, Song writer, 1983-2011

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