Needless to say, it’s always a shock when a celebrity dies. Although you may not have known them personally, the majority of the time it still feel like you’re mourning someone who was close to you.
When a high profile celeb passes away, they often get mass media attention. However, not every celebrity makes headlines.
Sometimes, their death slips under the radar. When someone famous passes away, you’d think you’d remember.
Here’s a list of 11 celebrities who’ve already died (or taken their life), and chances are that you had absolutely no idea.
Most famous for her role as Audrey in National Lampoon’s European Vacation, she passed away at 32 after suffering complications from diabetes.
In February 2005, this Meet the Parents actress died of pneumonia.
In 2008, he overdosed on heroin when he was just 25-years-old.
Skye McCole Bartusiak
The young daughter of Mel Gibson’s character in The Patriot died at 21 from an accidental drug overdose.
You probably remember him starring beside Christina Applegate in Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. Christopher passed away from an overdose in 2000 when he was 24.
Lisa Robin Kelly
The 43-year-old, and star of That ’70s Show during its first five seasons, died of “multiple drug intoxication.”
The actor decided to take his own life in 2003. He was found hanging in the hallway of his Los Angeles apartment.
Famous for his roles in Independence Day, My Cousin Vinny and Meet the Parents, he died on March 21, 2014.
On April 7, 2001, the Police Academy Sgt. died of a heart attack while attending a wedding in Arizona.
The actor, who famously starred in the controversial 1995 film Kids, took his own life in 2000 in Las Vegas. He was 25.
At 68, the Fresh Prince of Bel Air star died from complication following open heart surgery.