American movie stars died at 23

Here are 1 famous actors from United States of America died at 23:

River Phoenix

River Phoenix (August 23, 1970 Madras-October 31, 1993 West Hollywood) also known as River Jude Bottom, Rio, Riv, Phoenix, River or River Jude Phoenix was an American actor, musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, activist and environmentalist.

He died as a result of heroin overdose.

Phoenix began his acting career at a young age, appearing in commercials and TV shows before landing his breakthrough role in the film "Stand By Me" at the age of 15. He went on to star in several critically acclaimed films during the 1980s and early 1990s, including "Running on Empty," "My Own Private Idaho," and "The Mosquito Coast."

In addition to his acting career, Phoenix was also a talented musician and formed a band with his siblings called Aleka's Attic. They performed together for several years and recorded several demos, but never released a full album. Phoenix was also known for his activism and was involved in several causes, including animal rights and environmental issues.

Phoenix's death at the age of 23 shocked the world and led to increased scrutiny of drug use in Hollywood. He has since become a cultural icon and is remembered for his talent, activism, and his tragic death.

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