10 Celebs Who Didn't Make It to Age 44 Live fast, die young? By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Mar 16, 2014 9:27 AM CDT Updated Mar 16, 2014 1:48 PM CDT 14 comments Comments In this 1971 photo from The Second City archives is John Belushi. (AP Photo/Courtesy The Second City) (Newser) – These 39 celebrities rounded up by Radar will be forever young—they all died before reaching age 44. A sampling: John Belushi: Died of a drug overdose at 33. John Candy: Died of a heart attack at 43. Chris Farley: Died of a heart attack combined with a drug overdose at 33. Aaliyah: Died in a plane crash at 22. Janis Joplin: Died of a heroin overdose at 27. Selena: Was murdered at age 23. Bob Marley: Died of cancer at 36. Jayne Mansfield: Died in a car accident at 34. Otis Redding: Died in a plane crash at 26. Florence Griffith Joyner: "Flo-Jo" died from an epileptic seizure at 38. Click for the complete list.