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176 Notable deaths
 by drug overdose

Mac Miller

American rapper and record producer.

Born January 19th, 1992 in Pittsburgh.

Died September 7th, 2018 at 26 years old in Los Angeles (drug overdose).

Lil Peep

American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Born November 1st, 1996 in Allentown.

Died November 15th, 2017 at 21 years old in Tucson (drug overdose).

Chris Farley

American actor and comedian (1964-1997).

Born February 15th, 1964 in Madison.

Died December 18th, 1997 at 33 years old in Chicago (drug overdose).


American professional wrestler, actress, glamour model, bodybuilder, pornographic actress (1969-2016).

Born December 27th, 1969 in Rochester.

Died April 20th, 2016 at 46 years old in Redondo Beach (drug overdose). [ref]

John Belushi

American comedian, actor, and musician (1949-1982).

Born January 24th, 1949 in Humboldt Park. [ref]

Died March 5th, 1982 at 33 years old in Chateau Marmont (drug overdose). [ref]

Jean-Michel Basquiat

American artist (1960-1988).

Born December 22nd, 1960 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died August 12th, 1988 at 27 years old in New York City (drug overdose). [ref]

Cory Monteith

Canadian actor and musician (1982-2013).

Born May 11th, 1982 in Calgary.

Died July 13th, 2013 at 31 years old in Vancouver (drug overdose).

Michael K. Williams

American actor (1966–2021).

Born November 22nd, 1966 in Brooklyn.

Died September 6th, 2021 at 54 years old in United States of America, New York City, Brooklyn (drug overdose). [ref]

Hank Williams

American recording artist; songwriter, country music singer.

Born September 17th, 1923 in Mount Olive. [ref]

Died January 1st, 1953 at 29 years old in Oak Hill (drug overdose). [ref]


Indian actress.

Born December 6th, 1937 in Guntur district.

Died December 26th, 1981 at 44 years old in Chennai (drug overdose).

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