These Famous Celebrities Died Tragic Deaths Far Too Soon

Hearing about anyone’s death sends a wave of sadness over us. But when it’s a beloved star, the sadness resonates to millions. While plenty of talented people have passed away through the years, some lives were taken far too soon. Car accidents, overdoses, surgery (check out page 10), and many others–here’s a list of celebrities we lost long before anyone would have thought.

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain | Frank Micelotta/ Getty Images

Kurt Cobain, the frontman of the popular band Nirvana, took his own life at just 27 years old. Despite the fame and fortune, Cobain was dealing with an internal battle that money couldn’t help. He had been using heroin and living with depression shortly before his death. Nirvana was one of the bestselling bands of all time, but it didn’t get rid of the serious struggles Cobain was hiding during his time as the band’s lead singer.

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