Cory Monteith & 10 Other Stars Who Died Too Young (PHOTOS)

cory monteithThe news of Cory Monteith's death in a Vancouver, Canada hotel room has shocked us all. It was only a couple of years ago that he first caught our attention singing "Don't Stop Believin'" on the Glee debut, but he quickly became a fan favorite. For someone so young and talented to lose his life so early is always heartbreaking. Sadly, this happens all too often. Like Monteith, many beloved celebs don't even make it to 35. Take a look at 10 other stars who died too young.

What other celebs have died at a young age?


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nonmember avatar riffrandall

I know this I am going to get a lot of grief for saying this, but I just have to. It is sad that he died, but he is in no way in the same league of those in this slide show- yet all the stories I keep seeing keep grouping him in with them. No disrespect to the gleeks, just my opinion and couldn't hold it in any longer!

nonmember avatar Pauline

Have you heard the comments even celeb say about him? It's not about the quality of music or shows he produced, but the fact that he was a genuinely good man! He was young, he had an addiction, and to make matters a lot more worse he was supposed to get in engaged with his long time girlfriend Lea and get married. He talked about having children and growing old with her and how he can't. He was loved by a lot of his fans but also as a friend in the "famous world".

Felip... FelipesMom

Of the 10 stars who died too young, you forgot to tell us the AGE of 3 of them! How old were Heath Ledger, Selena, and Kurt Cobain when they died? Kind of relevant information in a post that is all about their age!

Keegan Cochran

Selena wasn't gunned down by a fan it was her fan club manager! I know this because my mom and MIL and FIL work in the prison where Selena's killer is!

nonmember avatar me&myself&I

Selena was not gunned down by a fan. It was her fan club manager. Duh. Gosh little research?

Teal Chastain Blacksten

Well, not to be pedantic, but the woman who gunned down Selena was a fan of hers. Why else would she be the fan club manager?

Chris Farley is also a name I always think of when I think of all the talented people who died too young. I think he was barely 30 when he passed away, but I'm not sure.

Michelle Rushford

Selena was 23 years old when she was killed

nonmember avatar Kim D.

Brittany Murphy died in December 2009, not November 2006.

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