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If you could bring back 5 famous people who died too early...


By eggbert52

1 year ago



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#51 1 year ago

Stevie Ray Vaughan - Music
JFK - Politics
Dale Earnhardt - Nascar
John Ritter - Actor
Princess Diana - Charity Work & More

But if I could just bring one person back that died way to young it would be my mom. Not because she was my mother but because she did so much for so many people. I have never attended a funeral for someone in a small community that had an hour or more wait just to say good bye. And her memorial service at our local church was packed with 100's of people she had touched over the years. She was involved in so much helping so many people and never had an unkind word to say about anyone. Sadly cancer took her from us when she was in her mid 50's Not a famous person but she is someone who's name still comes up often even 30+ years after her death.

#52 1 year ago

Joey
Johnny
Dee Dee
Tommy

#53 1 year ago

Bonzo.

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#54 1 year ago

Dimebag Darrell
Jeff Hannamen
Randy Rhodes

METAL RULES!!

#55 1 year ago

Bradley Nowell
Eddie Guerrero
Andy Kaufman
Keith Moon
Bruce Lee

#56 1 year ago

Oh yeah Bruce Lee, that's a good one. Died way too early.

#57 1 year ago

Well, I am not into the whole zombie thing and I will leave out my loved ones (mom, fiancé...) since this is about the famous.

Runners up -
Mel Blanc did an 80 year run so I guess he had a good run and was not early.
Keith Richards I'm pretty sure died decades ago but never laid down.
David Caradine would be fun just to see the look on his face knowing everyone knows what happened.

Here is my list from different areas -

Python Angelo (All about the pinball)
Graham Chapman (Monty Python made comedy for me)
Jesus Christ (3rd times the charm)
Frank Zappa (since everyone has a musician, his many talents are unknown to most)
Frances Ethel Gumm if bringing back would allow her a normal peaceful life. AKA Judy Garland.

#58 1 year ago

Ronnie Van Zant (Skynyrd)
Stevie Ray
John Lennon
Dwayne Allman
Janis/Jimi tied for #5

#59 1 year ago

John Henry Bonham
Jimmi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
Janis Joplin
JFK............All Jay's

#60 1 year ago

Kurt Cobain
Steve Jobs
John Lennon
Paul Walker
Bruce Lee (his son Brandon as well)

There are plenty of people that died young, but I believe not all had that much more to offer. Dyeing young sealed their stardom, like James Dean and Marylyn Monroe. If left to live, they most likely would just have been known for having a great early career. Those I list, I believe really had more to offer. Maybe not Paul Walker, but I love the Fast and Furious movies and it's not the same with him gone.

#61 1 year ago

Just remember pet semetary....they don’t come back quite the same.......mwah ha ha

Seriously though, John candy, Glenn fry-rip my friend.

#62 1 year ago

Xerxes, Genghis Kahn, Attila the Hun, Stalin, Hitler.

Cage match.

LTG : )

#63 1 year ago

Bill Hicks
Andy Kaufman
River Phoenix
Chris Farley
Gary Coleman

#64 1 year ago

Chris Farley
John Candy
Robin Williams
John Belushi
John Lennon

#65 1 year ago

Walter Payton
Elvis
Ron Santo

#66 1 year ago

Interesting to see so many folks bring up Paul Walker. In a few words, why did Paul make your list?

#67 1 year ago
Quoted from waldo34:

Walter Payton
Elvis
Ron Santo

Yep, revise mine - I was thinking music. Through work, I've had the honor or meeting many people. Walter Peyton was the real deal. He could have done great things outside of football.

Signed Frank - Packer fan, (the Bears still suck).

#68 1 year ago

I always enjoyed Paul walker movies. I also read in real life he was genuinely a very nice guy.

#69 1 year ago
Quoted from FrankJ:

Walter Peyton was the real deal. Signed Frank - Packer fan, the Bears still suck).

Thoughts are echoed by my Packers friends. Ouch hate to admit that I have Packer friends.

#70 1 year ago

Michael Hutchence - lead singer INXS
Mark Foo - fantastic big wave surfer
Ryan Dunn - that bearded smelly fart from Jackass
Jeff Buckley - brilliant artist
Steve Irwin - Dead set Aussie firkin legend and passionate wild life expert.

just to name a few

#71 1 year ago

any 5 kids from Newtown but if they have to be really famous:

Masaccio
Caravaggio
Mozart
Phil Hartman
Heath Ledger

#72 1 year ago

Good call on Jeff Buckley and Steve Irwin - oldskool

While I'm here

Cobain
Cornell
Bonham
Phil Hartman
Carl Sagan (62)

-1
#73 1 year ago

George Burns

#74 1 year ago

In no particular order :

Bon Scott
Kurt Cobain
Michael Hutchence
Peter Brock
Steve Irwin

#75 1 year ago

Wolfgang Amadaeus Mozart

#76 1 year ago

Jim Henson x1000

honorable mention:
George Carlin
Mitch Hedberg

he was only famous in certain circles, but my friend Alexi Petersen would be the first person i'd resurrect given the chance:
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/arts/music/blog/13080236/alexandros-alexi-petersen-gentleman-scholar-and-punk-rocker

#77 1 year ago

Jimi Hendrix
Jim Morrison
Buddy Holly
Tony Lema (pro golfer)
Lou Gehrig

#78 1 year ago

Marilyn Monroe
Walt Disney
Princess Diana
Brandon Lee
John Lennon

#79 1 year ago

Jesus
Gandhi
Tesla
Mozart
Abe Lincoln

#80 1 year ago

Tut ankh Amun
Alexander the Great
DaVinci
Isaac Newton
Einstein

#81 1 year ago
Quoted from eggbert52:

Interesting to see so many folks bring up Paul Walker. In a few words, why did Paul make your list?

For me it is an emotional response due to the tragic death in the CGT with original tires. I never thought he was a good actor per se, but loved what he did with the Fast and Furious movies. It was almost like he was playing himself. It's not like he would he have cured cancer or won Oscars. If I was older I would have probably picked James Dean or Buddy Holly, neither would have changed the world.

#82 1 year ago

Robin Williams
Michael Jackson
Ronnie James Dio
Chris Cornell
Kurt Cobain

Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

Tut ankh Amun
Alexander the Great
DaVinci
Isaac Newton
Einstein

While I'd agree some fit, some well outlived their life expectancy of the time (by multiples).

#83 1 year ago

People list Einstein, but the man died at 76. He was born in 1879, which is old for the time. I don't get what people further expect from the man.

#84 1 year ago
Quoted from RyanStl:

People list Einstein, but the man died at 76. He was born in 1879, which is old for the time. I don't get what people further expect from the man.

Who knows what more may have been gained by his brilliant mind!

#85 1 year ago

Abraham Lincoln..... John F Kennedy...... Houdini..... Jimi Hendrix..... Stevie Ray Vaughan......

#86 1 year ago

died long ago - Abraham Lincoln

died young - Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Lee, Jim Morrison & Steve Jobs

honorable mention - Jim Hensen

#87 1 year ago

George Washington - Just to show him what his country became.

Niccolò Paganini - To bring some jism back to classical music.

Nikola Tesla - I can't imagine what new discoveries he would come up with using modern physics.

Haley Paige - I think she still had a lot more to offer, and she never allowed herself to be pigeonholed as "Mexican-American".

Michael Jackson - I would resurrect him, just so I could let his victims torture and kill him again.

#88 1 year ago
Quoted from RyanStl:

People list Einstein, but the man died at 76. He was born in 1879, which is old for the time. I don't get what people further expect from the man.

Exactly.

All his important work was early in his life.

Sadly, the last half of his life really did not have any real discoveries or theories.

#89 1 year ago

You missed your chance.

He was already brought back.

#90 1 year ago

As they come back I just imagine them after all these years in paradise.....wait what...you brought me back to this? Thanks buddy.

#91 1 year ago
Quoted from vid1900:

George Washington - Just to show him what his country became.
Niccolò Paganini - To bring some jism back to classical music.
Nikola Tesla - I can't imagine what new discoveries he would come up with using modern physics.
Haley Paige - I think she still had a lot more to offer, and she never allowed herself to be pigeonholed as "Mexican-American".
Michael Jackson - I would resurrect him, just so I could let his victims torture and kill him again.

Oh, I love your thinking. I immediately went towards who could you choose to not have died early. Now, if you could bring someone from the past to the future, that would be interesting. I believe in most cases it would result in a another immediate death of a heart attack when they see what we have become.

#92 1 year ago

Cliff Burton
Kurt Cobain
Jim Morrison
John Candy
Dimebag Darrell

#93 1 year ago
Quoted from RyanStl:

For me it is an emotional response due to the tragic death in the CGT with original tires. I never thought he was a good actor per se, but loved what he did with the Fast and Furious movies. It was almost like he was playing himself. It's not like he would he have cured cancer or won Oscars. If I was older I would have probably picked James Dean or Buddy Holly, neither would have changed the world.

wasnt the original tires, more like the wreckless driving.

#94 1 year ago

Childhood best friend Ed McGuire - 15

My student Cameron Prestegui - 16

Cliff Burton - 24

Bix Beiderbecke -28

Jimi Hendrix - 27

#95 1 year ago

Gary Shandling - go watch The Larry Sanders show or What Planet are you From?
Steve Jobs - actually my #1
Rich Piana - my favorite fitness vlogger
Ryan Dunn - great jackass guy
Dan Fogelberg - we play Old Lang Syne allot around the holidays

#96 1 year ago

Ask Bill and Ted

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#97 1 year ago

- Ayton Senna
- freddy mercury
- andre hazes
- elvis
- james gandolfini

#98 1 year ago

Keith Moon
Sean Taylor
Steve McQueen
Hendrix
Marvin Gaye

plus like 30 others

#99 1 year ago

Python Anghelo!

#100 1 year ago

Michael Hutchence- Definitely.
Freddie Mercury- Probably best singer EVER.
Robin Williams - Sadly missed, struggles with mental health has taken far too many talented people.
My long lost best mate - 20 years gone R.I.P Graz
Bon Scott- The guy just had some serious swagger and style and sang with such cheekiness.
Seriously the list could go on and on............

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