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Being a child star isn’t easy. Thrust into the role of being an adult when you still can barely talk to stranger, it’s not easy to keep everything in control. More so when you’re much more famous than your adult contemporaries. Without proper guidance, child actors may go on to do the wrong things at the wrong times, often resulting into dire consequences. Regardless of how each one of these died, these child stars should’ve lived much longer and became even bigger stars than they already were.
1. Gary Coleman
A child star whose fame became a curse on its own, Gary had a pretty troubled life, which ended a bit early in 2010 when he died of brain hemorrhage at the age of 42.