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

(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.

In this 1971 photo from The Second City archives is John Belushi.
In this 1971 photo from The Second City archives is John Belushi.   (AP Photo/Courtesy The Second City)
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