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Celebrity Death Sites

Apr 7, 2006  Starstruck
4.0 of 5 stars based on 4 votes

Visit the sites where some of the biggest stars died

  • 1. Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, California

    12305 Fifth Helena Drive, Brentwood: the house where actress Marilyn Monroe died of an overdose on August 4, 1962.

  • 2. James Dean
    California, United States

    Dean was driving west on U.S. Highway 466 (later California State Route 46) when a car crossed into Dean's lane without seeing him. The two cars hit almost head on and the actor was pronounced dead on arrival at Paso Robles War Memorial Hospital.

  • 3. Jimy Hendrix
    London, England

    On September 18, 1970, Jimy Hendrix was found dead at the Samarkand Hotel, at 22 Lansdowne Crescent, London. He died in bed after taking sleeping pills and drowning in his own vomit.

  • 4. River Phoenix
    The Viper Room, West Hollywood, California

    River Phoenix died in front of 8852 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood: The Viper  Room, a rock club of an overdose of heroin and cocaine. He collapsed on the sidewalk outside of the club, on October 31, 1993.

  • 5. Janis Joplin
    Highland Gardens Hotel, Los Angeles, California

    Janis Joplin accidentally overdosed on heroin in October of 1970 at 7047 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood - previously the Landmark Motor Hotel (now called the Highland Gardens Hotel).

  • 6. Sharon Tate
    Beverly Hills, California

    10050 Cielo Drive (now changed to 10066), Beverly Hills is the house where the Manson Family cult killed actress Sharon Tate and five others on August 9, 1969.

  • 7. Robert F. Kennedy

    Presidential candidate Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel after he won the 1968 California Primary.

  • 8. Jim Morrison
    Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise), Paris, Ile-de-France

    Jim Morrison died shortly after moving to Paris on July 3, 1971, in his bathtub at the age of 27; it has been speculated that the cause of death was a drug overdose, but the official report listed "heart failure." Morrison is buried in "The Poets' Corner" of the famous Père Lachaise cemetery in eastern Paris.

  • 9. John Belushi
    Chateau Marmont, West Hollywood, California

    John Belushi died of an overdose of heroin and cocaine on March 5,1982, at the age of 33 at 8221 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood: the Chateau Marmont hotel, Bungalow #2.