Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Corey Haim Dies Of Drug Overdose

It's a tragedy that we've lost brilliant 1980s actor Corey Haim to a drug overdose.

He will be missed.

Read all about him here. From Wikipedia.

Corey Ian Haim (December 23, 1971 – March 10, 2010) was a Canadian actor, known for a 1980s Hollywood career as a teen idol.

He starred in a number of films such as Lucas, The Lost Boys, License To Drive and Dream A Little Dream. Most notably, he collaborated numerous times with Corey Feldman, the pair being dubbed "The Two Coreys".

Haim was born in Toronto and was of Israeli ancestry.

Haim made his first cinematic appearance in the 1984 feature film, Firstborn, which starred Sarah Jessica Parker and Robert Downey Jr.

In 1985, Haim appeared in Secret Admirer and Murphy's Romance and starred in Stephen King's Silver Bullet.

Haim won his first Young Artist Award for the television movie A Time To Live.

Haim's major break was Lucas in 1986, alongside Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen and Winona Ryder.

In 1987, Haim had a role in Joel Schumacher's vampire film The Lost Boys, alongside Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland.

Haim won his second Young Artist Award, tying Feldman for License To Drive in 1988.

Haim became addicted to drugs during this time and went in and out of rehab.

In 2006 he and Feldman starred in the TV series The Two Coreys.

In 2008 he starred in Shark City with Vivica Fox.