12 Celebrity Deaths We Still Aren’t Over

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Age at death: 46 years old

How he died: Acute mixed drug intoxication

Viewed as someone who could handle any kind of role thrown at them, Philip Seymour Hoffman was a four-time Academy Award nominee who died at just 46 years old after taking a lethal mix of drugs.

His biggest claim to fame came when he was named the 2006 Best Actor by the Academy Awards for his performance in Capote, also landing honors from the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globes.

Along with his many movie roles, Hoffman also starred in over 20 performances at the theater, including a handful on Broadway.

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Steve Irwin

Age at death: 44 years old

How he died: Pierced in the chest by a stingray barb

Steve Irwin became “The Crocodile Hunter” and brought about adventures to people in over 200 countries with his death-defying acts of bravery. Yet, it seemed completely unreal when real-life tragedy struck Irwin and he was pronounced dead.

The Australia Zoo, which he helped run with his wife after taking over the family business, continues to this day, and his children are also following in his legendary footsteps.

Tupac Shakur

Age of death: 25 years old

How he died: Drive-by shooting victim

Tupac Shakur sparked a revolution in the rap music genre, selling over 75 million records worldwide. He continues to be regarded as a founding father of rap despite having been killed 21 years ago.

Shakur was shot four times at an intersection in Las Vegas, dying six days after the incident. His death sparked a violent East vs. West rap feud that also took the life of The Notorious B.I.G.

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