Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 09:16:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 17 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Thursday would have been singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley's 50th birthday. Join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Jeff Buckley would have celebrated his 50th birthday on Thursday if he had not drowned tragically at age 30 in May 1997. Buckley released only one studio album, 1994's "Grace," during his lifetime, but much more material has been released posthumously, including his hit cover of Leonard Cohen's song "Hallelujah." Click on for other stars who died too early, some at the height of their careers.

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