Skip to comments.Actor Corey Haim dead at 38, overdose suspected: reports
Posted on 03/10/2010 6:42:18 AM PST by ChicagoConservative27
Eighties teen idol Corey Haim died Wednesday morning of an apparent drug overdose, according to Los Angeles police.
The Canadian-born actor, who starred in "The Lost Boys" but was probably best known for his roles with fellow actor Corey Feldman, was 38.
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And yet, unlike Farrah, he’ll probably be mentioned during the “In Memoriam” part of next year’s Oscars.
Displayed symptoms of sexual abuse, which is the norm for young men in Hollywood.
“The Lost Boys” was one of those can’t-really-classify hits, like “Army of Darkness.”
He was a cutie and made some good movies. It’s a shame some can’t handle the fall from stardom and get caught up in the drug culture.
Is there anyone who did not see this coming?
Really sad, but I can’t say I’m surprised. My prayers for his family and those who knew and loved him.
Why do you waste your time, and ours, to come here and ask? Google him if you really are interested in who he is, or don’t bother if you’re not. It’s always news when someone famous dies.
I can classify it. It sucks.
He was a waste. I’m not at all surprised by this. I saw the show he was on with Cory Feldman (”Two Coreys” on A&E).
He couldn’t get past starring in “Lost Boys” and being a child star “victim”.
No surprise. He’s been trying to OD for years. So many child stars end up messed up or dead.
a Death of anybody is a tragedy, regardless of the circumstances. I would hope we should all have compassion and empathy for someone like this who clearly struggled with his demons. How sad of a life it must have been for him.
He had a lot more money than I do but I would not have traded places with him...
I think only girls liked Lost Boys. Most of the women in my age group (also Corey’s age group) love that movie, I barely managed to sit through it once. Good soundtrack though.
Loved this guy in License to drive... It is truly sad...RIP Corey.
One of the best wearwolf movies out there....
He was very empty from what I saw from the show he was on. He kept referring to the girls he dated as a teen (Alyssa Milano, Nicole Eggart(sp)like they were part of his popularity. It was really pathetic to the point of not deserving sympathy
His parents let him run wild and make his own rules, blow his money,according to his own Mother, at the age of 14 when he was on top.
She wanted him to enjoy his fame. She was partly responsible for his life running aground.
By comparison, Corey Feldman's parents spent his money and sucked him dry, kicking him out when he protested to being a regular on Hollywood Squares. But he picked himself back up. Corey Haim didn't.
(all of this is according to the A&E biography on the two before their show premiered)
YES cause Jack Bauer was in it.. And Jason Patrick...
I think it’s the script and plot that made Lost Boys terrible, most of the actors have proven to be fairly capable, but damn that story was just dumb.
I’m one of the few people to like that film.
“They left out the state prison just out of camera shot and the related side effects of have a state prison in your small town.”
I was in a prison town in NY State recently. The “resident visiting spouse and family” culture was evident. Imagine what an impact the families of convicts would have on the local school system. The convicts probably out numbered the rural locals ten to one.