10 Famous Child Star You Didn't Know Were Already Gone.

10 Famous Child Star You Didn't Know Were Already Gone.

It is always a heartbreaking scene when a parent outlives their child. Unfortunately, several famous people have had their children who passed away before them at a very young age. These children passed away before their time, tragically cutting their lives short.

Watching these cuties on screen makes us love them. But after their brief stint on the spotlight, someone will replace them as they age. And we never wonder, where they are.

These are the list of child stars you never knew had already passed away.

Here are some young celebrities you didn't know passed away

Rob Knox 

Rob Knox was known in the Harry Potter world as Marcus Belby in the movie "Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince" He was signed on to appear in the two "Deathly Hallows" movies soon after. But just several days after shooting his last scene in "Half-Blood Prince" On May 24, 2008 the 18 year actor was stabbed by two men while trying to protect his 19 year old brother.

Sammi Kane Kraft

Sammi Kane Kraft as a young actress who was best known for starring in the 2005 remake of "Bad News Beats" Along with being an actress, she was also a recording artist and a baseball player. On October 9th, 2012 Sammie was riding in the passenger seat of a car that rear-ended a semi-trailer and then was rear-ended by another car. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, and died at the young age of 20.

Brad Renfro

Brad Renfro was best known for his role in  "The Client" as well as appearing in 21 other feature films and television shows. He was a teen heartthrob for many young ladies but his career eventually fell by the wayside due to alcohol and drugs. On January 15, 2008 at the age of 25 Renfro was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment. It was concluded that he died of overdosing on heroine and morphine. 

Thuy Trang

Thuy Trang stole our hearts as kids when she played Trini, the yellow ranger on the original series of the "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers." After her time as a power ranger, she went on to have a featured role in the 1996 movie "The Crow: City of Angels" As well as "Spy Hard" Tragically on September 3, 2001 Trang died in a car accident near Bakersfield, Califonia at the age of 27. 

Jonathan Brandis

If you remember the character of Lucas Wolenczak from the NBC series "Seaquest DSV" Then you know actor Jonathan Brandis. He was often the centerfold of numerous teen magazines and had the privilege of playing numerous television and film roles in his career. However, his career began to decline and it began to emotionally affect him. After his role in the movie "Hart's War" was reduced to a bit part, Brandis was found hanging in the hallway of his Los Angeles apartment and was declared dead on November 12, 2003 at the age of 27. 

Skye Mccole Bartusiak

Skye Mccole Bartusiak was an American actress who appeared in movies such as "The Patriot", "Don't say a word", "Boogeyman", and "Kill your Darlings." She was living in the apartment behind her parents' house and had recently been taking medication for epileptic seizures. On July 19, 2014, she was found by her mother and boyfriend sitting upright in her bed, unresponsive. She was declared dead at the age of 21 from a drug overdose. But a more thorough investigation determined she died from a combination of hydrocodone, difluoroethane and carisoprodol. 

Lee Thompson Young

Many of us first met Lee Thompson Young when he was starring in the title role of the Disney channel series "The Famous Jett Jackson." After his time with Disney, young had a pretty steady career which included an ongoing role in the show "Rizzoli & Isles" But he was also dealing with bipolar disorder. On August 9, 2013 he didn't show up on the set of "Rizzoli & Isles" So police were called to do a well-being check. Thompson young was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Ashleigh Aston Moore

Ashleigh Aston Moore was best known for playing the role of Chrissy in the coming of age film "Now and Then" She also had a recurring role in a television series called "The Odyssey" and a role on the show, "Touched by an Angel" At the age of 26, Moorfe died from pneumonia and bronchitis on December 10, 2007. 

Sawyer Sweeten

For those who loved the show "Everybody loves Raymond", you probably remember Sawyer Sweeten who played Ray's son from 1996-2005. In April of 2015 at the age of 19, Sawyer committed suicide at his home in Texas. At the time of his death, he had a marijuana and other cannabinoids in his system. He is survived by his twin brother, Sullivan, who still mourns his brother's death. 

Heather O'rourke

Heather O'rourke gave us all nightmares when we were kids when she starred in the movie "Poltergeist" And told us all "They're here" She went on to star in numerous "Poltergeist" sequels, as well as a recurring role on "Happy days." However, her life was cut drastically short at the age of 12. On February 1, 1988, when she died of cardiac arrest and septic shock caused by a misdiagnosed internal stenosis  

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