Talent that became victim of drugs

New Delhi, Feb 12 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.

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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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