Beloved Celebrities Who Were Gone Too Soon


Sometimes, the cult following of a movie character actually outlives the actor. Sadly, this is too often the case in Hollywood! Seeing familiar faces onscreen, audiences do not always realize that a star has passed away. A fan update is in order: Who is gone, way too soon?

Heath Ledger

The role of the Joker in Batman is notorious, and many argue that no one played him quite like the great Heath Ledger. While the villain will live forever, what went so terribly wrong for the actor — and so suddenly?

As it turns out, insomnia. He explained: “I slept an average of two hours a night while playing a psychopathic, mass-murdering, schizophrenic clown with zero empathy. I couldn’t stop thinking. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going.” In the end, he took way too many sleeping pills. And fans still can't process the loss!

Read on to see the young ghosts of Hollywood past that fans still miss to this day!