17 Celebrities Who Tragically Died Young (PHOTOS)

Watching Cory Monteith on Glee reruns is bittersweet. He was amazingly talented as jock-turned-nice-guy Finn, but he also left us much too soon. Monteith died of an overdose at age 31 in 2013. He and other notable actors, including Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy, and more, passed away tragically young, leaving lives cut short and promising careers unfulfilled. 

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Here is a look at Monteith and other talented actors who died before their time. 

 

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