10 Child Actors Who Died Tragically Young

  
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Child actors seem to have the worst of luck. Many of them end of going off the rails while many others end up outgrowing their careers. That’s not all. There is another group of child actors who have ended up dying tragically and not from drug overdoses. Some of them were brutally murdered while many others had serious health problems that ended up claiming their lives. Since we all enjoy a tragic story, we’ve decided to round up all of those child actors out there who were taken from us a little too soon for reasons totally outside their control.

10. Gary Coleman

In 2010, Gary Coleman – star of “Different Strokes” – suffered a brain hemorrhage after falling down a flight of stars. Although the 42-year-old actor was initially conscious and lucid upon arriving in the hospital, his conditioned worsened and, by the next day, he was unconscious and on life support. Just two days after arriving at the hospital, his wife had him taken off life support and he died shortly after.

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9. Sammi Kane Kraft

Sammi Kane Kraft died in 2012 when the car that she was riding in rear-ended a semi trailer and was then hit by another vehicle. The star of the remake of “Bad News Bears” was pronounced dead at the hospital. She was only 21-years-old.

Gregorio Binuya/Everett Collection

Gregorio Binuya/Everett Collection

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