Sadly, many celebrities don’t make it into their golden years. Addiction is often to blame. Becoming famous doesn’t automatically mean getting caught up with the party lifestyle, but for many, the immediately gratification of drugs and alcohol are too strong to resist. Not all of the celebs listed here are victims of substance abuse, though one cannot deny: it is a common theme. We honor the memories of these respected talented humans who left our world too soon.
Corey Haim – Was a teen idol in the 80s, best know for his role in the movie, Lost Boys. He had an addiction to prescription medications but died from pneumonia in 2010.