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Dead at age 28

183 Notable deaths

Heath Ledger

Australian actor (1979–2008).

Born April 4th, 1979 in Perth. [ref]

Died January 22nd, 2008 at 28 years old in Manhattan (opioid overdose). [ref]


Swedish dj and music producer (1989–2018).

Born September 8th, 1989 in Stockholm.

Died April 20th, 2018 at 28 years old in Muscat (exsanguination).

Brandon Lee

American actor and martial artist (1965-1993).

Born February 1st, 1965 in Oakland. [ref]

Died March 31st, 1993 at 28 years old in Wilmington (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Jennifer Syme

American actress (1972-2001).

Born December 7th, 1972 in Pico Rivera.

Died April 2nd, 2001 at 28 years old in Los Angeles (traffic collision).

Sidhu Moose Wala

Indian singer-rapper (1993–2022).

Born June 15th, 1993 in Moosa.

Died May 29th, 2022 at 28 years old in Mansa district. [ref]

Emiliano Sala

Argentine association football player (1990-2019).

Born October 31st, 1990 in Cululú.

Died January 21st, 2019 at 28 years old in English Channel (aircraft crash). [ref]

Big Pun

American rapper (1971–2000).

Born November 9th, 1971 in The Bronx.

Died February 7th, 2000 at 28 years old in White Plains (myocardial infarction).


American rapper (1994–2022).

Born June 18th, 1994 in Lawrenceville. [ref]

Died November 1st, 2022 at 28 years old in Houston (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Bradley Nowell

American musician (1968-1996).

Born February 22nd, 1968 in Belmont Shore.

Died May 25th, 1996 at 28 years old in San Francisco (opiod overdose).

Johnny Lewis

American-canadian actor (1983-2012).

Born October 29th, 1983 in Los Angeles.

Died September 26th, 2012 at 28 years old in Los Angeles (fall). [ref]

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