Top 10 Hollywood Celebrities who Died Unnatural Deaths

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Death is one thing which comes to people in both natural and unnatural ways. Unnatural deaths are usually the most shocking and surprising of all, especially when you see a person or hear about a person’s death when he does not even cross half a façade of his life. Young gruesome deaths and other mysterious happenings which caused some shocking deaths have not only taken the world by a storm, but makes people more sensitive to the feelings and situations of these celebrities. As death eludes no one, there is no way one can avoid death. Be it John Lennon, or the supposed murder or controversial death of Michael Jackson, we all feel sad for them, and see their untimely and sudden death as loss to talent and a precious life. Here is a list of the top 10 Hollywood celebrities whose unnatural deaths have come as a surprise and shock to the world.

1. Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe is one actress again who needs no introduction. Known as the sex symbol of the Hollywood industry of that time, she not only stood as a strong feminine statement, but also was a strong woman who had experienced a lot in life. She was found dead due to drug overdose, wherein she consumed variety of drugs to kill herself, thus terming her death as a clear case of suicide.

2. Heath Ledger


Heath Ledger needs no introduction as he is popularly known as the Joker in the famous Batman movie. His character in the movie, though negative, had gathered huge applaud and appreciation all across the world, resulting in him receiving about 30 awards for his performance. This actor was found dead due to drug overdose. He subjected himself to a variety of drugs, including sleeping pills and anti depressants, leading to a shocking death.

3. Sharon Tate


Sharon Tate, a beautiful model who had just started off with her acting career with her movie Valley of the Dolls, was found brutally murdered in her house by the followers of Charles Manson. Due to the Charles Manson’s cult killing spree in 1969, this young model met with a shocking and untimely death before she could make it big in the film industry.

4. James Dean


James Dean stole millions of hearts with movies such as East of Eden and Giant. Loved and appreciated by many, his strong acting career came to a standstill when at the mere age of 24 he met with an unexpected vehicular accident. The spot at which this unpleasant incident took place has been termed as ‘The James Dean Memorial’ in memory of this amazing actor who died at such a young age.

5.  Natalie Wood


Natalie Wood, whose original name was Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko was an American actress born to a Russian couple settled in San Francisco. Her acting skills took her to making it big both in television and films, but before she could actually make the best out of her opportunities, she was found dead drowned in water while on a cruise with her husband Robert Wagner and  actor friend Christopher Walken. No one knows how and why she was drowned in water, the only evidence found was that she was under the influence of alcohol when her death occurred in the water body.

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