These Famous Celebrities Died Far Too Soon

When a beloved star passes away, the shock and sadness affect millions. While plenty of talented people have died over the years, some lives were lost earlier than expected. Whether involving an accident, disease, or addiction, these celebrities died too soon. Doctors couldn’t revive one beloved star during surgery (page 10).

1. Bill Paxton: The Aliens actor passed away after having open heart surgery. Paxton’s official cause of death was ruled a stroke.

Bill Paxton on the red carpet, looking to his right and smiling

Bill Paxton | Christopher Polk/Getty Images

  • Cause of death: stroke from surgical complications
  • Age: 61

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