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.

Lynyrd Skynyrd - celebs died too young
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By MCA Records (Billboard, page 91, 19 Nov 1977) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, lead singer Ronnie Van Zant (third from left), guitarist Steve Gaines (seated, second from right) and backup singer Cassie Gaines, were killed along with three others in a plane crash in Gillsburg, Mississippi, on Oct. 20, 1977. Van Zant was 29, Steve Gaines was 28 and Cassie Gaines was 29.

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