Celebrities who died too young

Published: Apr 04 2012 10:16:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Feb 03 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

Tuesday marks 56 years since "The Day the Music Died," with rockers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson dying together in a plane crash. In honor of those fallen idols, join us in remembering them and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Click through to remember these celebrities and stars who died too early, some at the height of their careers.

 
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