Celebrities who died too young

Published On: Apr 04 2012 10:16:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Feb 02 2014 07:00:00 PM EST

With Philip Seymour Hoffman's death at age 46 on Feb. 2, 2014, join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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New York rapper Chris Wallace, also known as Biggie Smalls or Notorious B.I.G., was 24 years old when he was gunned down by an unknown assailant in a Los Angeles drive-by shooting on March 9, 1997. Two of his albums were released after his death, and the rapper was ranked No. 3 on MTV's "Greatest MC's of All Time" list.

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