Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 28 2014 09:05:10 PM CDT

Tuesday marks 40 years since "Mama" Cass Elliot died at age 32. In honor of The Mamas & the Papas' singer, join us in remembering her and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

Jim Morrison
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Elektra Records

The Doors lead singer Jim Morrison died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27 on July 3, 1971. Before his rise to fame, Morrison attended UCLA, where he was enrolled in the film program.

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