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James Franco Designs Brad Renfro Switchblade

James Franco has designed a limited edition switchblade in memory of Brad Renfro, the late actor who beat him to a lead role in 2002 movie Deuces Wild.The 127 Hours star created the flick knife...

Renfro Hinted At Demise In Final Interview

BRAD RENFRO hinted at the tragic drug overdose that took his life last year (08) in an interview just months before.The former child star was only 25 when he suffered an accidental heroin overdose in...

Isaak Tried To Save Co-star Renfro

CHRIS ISAAK tried to coax troubled actor BRAD RENFRO into rehab shortly before the tortured star died from a drug overdose at the beginning of 2008. The singer/actor teamed up with Renfro and Mickey Rourke on...

Rourke Still Reeling From Renfro Tragedy

Watching his next movie will be a bittersweet experience for Oscar nominee MICKEY ROURKE - because it features tragic star BRAD RENFRO's final scenes.Rourke is on the comeback trail after becoming the critics' favourite for...

Actor Shows Off Dead Art

Actor/artist DANIEL FRANZESE is bringing the dead back to life for a new exhibition dedicated to his friend and BULLY co-star BRAD RENFRO. Franzese will launch his DepARTed showcase at the World of Wonder Storefront...

Oscar's Errors Of Omission?

Some analysts were suggesting that in the haste to mount Sunday night's Oscar telecast following the writers' strike, the show's writers failed to research their material sufficiently. That might have accounted for the omission of...

Renfro Snubbed At Oscars

Tragic actor BRAD RENFRO was snubbed at Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards when organisers left him out of a montage of stars who died in the past year. Renfro was found dead from a drug overdose...

Renfro Emergency Recording Tape Released

BRAD RENFRO's girlfriend tried to revive the actor after finding him dead in his Los Angeles apartment, according to a just-released recording of her emergency call. On the tape, released on Tuesday (19Feb08), a woman...

Renfro's Grandmother Dies

The grandmother who raised troubled child star BRAD RENFRO has died just weeks after actor was found dead in his apartment. Joanne Barron Renfro accompanied her grandson to the Apt Pupil premiere in 1998, where...

Renfro Urges Young Stars To Stay Away From Hollywood Parties

A bloated BRAD RENFRO urged young stars to stay away from the Hollywood party scene in his last interview, recorded a month before he died. The young actor, who battled a drug dependency problem for...

Clark Made Renfro 'Kick' Drugs In Car

Filmmaker LARRY CLARK was once forced to "kidnap" BRAD RENFRO to make sure the late actor was clean of drugs before they started shooting a movie together. Clark visited Renfro, who was found dead from...

Renfro Died Of Drug Overdose

Actor Brad Renfro died as a result of a drug overdose, a Los Angeles coroner has ruled.The 25-year-old was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on January 15th, with local police stating at the time...

By on 11 February 2008

Coroner Concludes Renfro Died From Overdose

Actor BRAD RENFRO died from an accidental heroin overdose, the Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled. The Client star, who had a history of drug-related problems, was found dead in his L.A. apartment on 15...

Coroner Concludes Renfro Died From Overdose

Actor BRAD RENFRO died from an accidental heroin overdose, the Los Angeles County Coroner has ruled. The Client star, who had a history of drug-related problems, was found dead in his L.A. apartment on 15...

Renfro Planned To Marry Mother Of His Secret Son

Actor BRAD RENFRO was planning to ask the mother of his four-year-old son to marry him before he died earlier this month (Jan08). The Client star, who had a history of drug-related problems, was found...

Phillips Struggling With Deaths

Actress BIJOU PHILLIPS is struggling to cope with the deaths of BRAD RENFRO and HEATH LEDGER because both actors were too talented to die in their 20s. The Almost Famous star took off to the...

Renfro's Engaged Ex-girlfriend Shocked At Actor's Death

BRAD RENFRO's ex-girlfriend has been left devastated by the actor's sudden death - just days after she announced her engagement to another man. The Client star, who had a history of drug-related problems, was found...

Renfro's Death 'Didn't Involve Drugs'

Actor BRAD RENFRO's ex-girlfriend refuses to believe the troubled actor died of a drug overdose. The Client star had a history of drug-related issues, but his former girlfriend, Rachele Leeper, insists autopsy reports will show...

Tragic Renfro Had Secret Son

Late actor BRAD RENFRO had a secret son who lived in Japan with his mother. The Apt Pupil star, 25, was found dead at his Los Angeles apartment last week (15Jan08). And now his family...

Renfro's Chilling Tattoo

A recent tattoo sprawled across BRAD RENFRO's back acts as a chilling indication of the tragic actor's dark state of mind in the days leading up to his death. The Apt Pupil star, 25, was...

Sir Ian Praises Renfro

Sir Ian McKellen has paid tribute to Brad Renfro, his Apt Pupil co-star, who was found dead this week.McKellen acted alongside a 15-year-old Renfro in the 1998 movie, an adaptation of the Stephen King novella...

By on 18 January 2008

Mckellen Pays Tribute To Co-star Renfro

Acting legend SIR IAN MCKELLEN has paid tribute to BRAD RENFRO, his co-star in 1998 film APT PUPIL, who died on Tuesday (15Jan07) aged just 25. The young star was just 15 when he was...

Renfro's Friends Remember Fallen Star

BRAD RENFRO's friends are in mourning after the actor's death from a suspected drug overdose. Renfro was just 25 when he was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment on Tuesday (15Jan08). One unnamed childhood...

Sarandon Pays Tribute To Renfro

Oscar winner SUSAN SARANDON has paid tribute to tragic actor BRAD RENFRO, who died earlier this week (beg14Jan08) aged just 25. The actress starred alongside the former movie pin-up in 1994's The Client and...

Renfro's Sobriety Slip Before Death

LATEST: Troubled actor BRAD RENFRO had suffered a relapse in his sobriety efforts shortly before he died. The 25-year-old movie star was found dead by his girlfriend at his home in Los Angeles at around...

Actor Renfro Dies At 25

Actor Brad Renfro has been found dead at a Los Angeles apartment aged just 25.The former child star had been tipped for the top after an impressive turn in the John Grisham adaptation The Client,...

By on 16 January 2008

Renfro Dead At 25

Troubled movie star BRAD RENFRO has died, according to U.S. reports. The 25-year-old actor was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, according to TMZ.com. The cause of death has not...

Renfro Dead At 25

Troubled movie star BRAD RENFRO has died, according to U.S. reports. The 25-year-old actor was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, according to TMZ.com. The cause of death has not...

Renfro Violates Probation

Actor BRAD RENFRO has been found in violation of probation after failing to enrol in a drug treatment program - following his conviction for attempted possession of heroin. A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge and...

Renfro Attends Drink/drugs Progress Hearing

Troubled actor BRAD RENFRO yesterday (04APR06) told a Los Angeles court he is "tired of paying the consequences" for his drink and drug use. The 23-year-old star of THE CLIENT spent 10 days in prison...

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