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Author Topic: Another Child Star Down.  (Read 1056 times)

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Offline thunter34

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Another Child Star Down.
« on: January 15, 2008, 09:19:23 PM »
Actor Brad Renfro, of films such as "The Client" and "Apt Pupil", dead at the ripe old age of 25.  Autopsy pending.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/Movies/01/15/renfro.obit.ap/index.html
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Offline Jody

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Re: Another Child Star Down.
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2008, 10:42:34 PM »
Yes Tim, I saw on TV tonight that he had died, didn't know who he was, but I felt that it is truly a tragedy to see a 25 year old man dying of course.  Sometimes if a person just makes it past a certain point of bottoming out and survives that he or she could live a long and productive life and find the happiness and joy life can bring, even with all its ups and downs.

So sorry to hear this.

Jody  :(   
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Offline BT65

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Re: Another Child Star Down.
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2008, 10:49:29 PM »
It's always sad when someone so young dies.  I can guess if he was drinking heavily, it was probably related to that and whatever else it was he ingested.  Sad, terribly sad. :-\
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Offline 404error

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Re: Another Child Star Down.
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2008, 04:27:26 AM »
Damn, he was a good actor.  Bully was an awesome movie.  Drugs and alcohol are just too tempting when you're young and rich with nothing but time to kill.
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Offline AlanBama

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Re: Another Child Star Down.
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2008, 02:45:11 PM »
What a waste!   Such a shame, I enjoyed him in the Grisham story "The Client" with Susan Sarandon....I thought he did a great job.

RIP Brad
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