Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 20 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Wednesday marks 43 years since Bruce Lee died at age 32. In honor of the martial arts legend, join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Singer and musician Nat King Cole, known for his soft, baritone voice, which he used to perform in big band and jazz genres, died of lung cancer on Feb. 15, 1965, at the age of 49 in Santa Monica, California. Some of Cole's best known songs include "Unforgettable," "Straighten Up and Fly Right," "The Christmas Song," "Nature Boy," "Mona Lisa," "Too Young" and "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer."

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