James Franco Designs Brad Renfro Switchblade

11th June 2012 -

 News

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...

The Things They Say 23042

5th October 2011 -

 News

"People don't know he was an amazing songwriter and he could play bluegrass on guitar better than anybody." Foster The People frontman Mark Foster remembers his former roommate, late actor Brad Renfro, as a talented...

Renfro Hinted At Demise In Final Interview

28th August 2009 -

 News

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...

The Informers

17th July 2009 -

 Movie Review

Here's another entry to the all-star multi-strand Los Angeles ensemble drama genre (see Short Cuts, Magnolia, Crash, Southland Tales). But while this one features strong acting and stylish filmmaking, it's emotionally empty.In 1983 L.A., studio...

The Informers

23rd April 2009 -

 Movie Review

The drug-addled zombies lurching through Gregor Jordan's The Informers are relics, dinosaurs from a decadent decade who belong in a museum, not a movie theater. Their destructively self-absorbed attitudes might have shocked audiences in 1983,...

Isaak Tried To Save Co-star Renfro

26th February 2009 -

 News

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

11th February 2009 -

 News

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

23rd April 2008 -

 News

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?

26th February 2008 -

 News

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

25th February 2008 -

 News

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

20th February 2008 -

 News

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

14th February 2008 -

 News

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

14th February 2008 -

 News

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

11th February 2008 -

 News

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

11th February 2008 -

 News

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...

Coroner Concludes Renfro Died From Overdose

9th February 2008 -

 News

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

8th February 2008 -

 News

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

26th January 2008 -

 News

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

25th January 2008 -

 News

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

23rd January 2008 -

 News

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'

22nd January 2008 -

 News

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

22nd January 2008 -

 News

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

18th January 2008 -

 News

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

18th January 2008 -

 News

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...

Mckellen Pays Tribute To Co-star Renfro

17th January 2008 -

 News

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

17th January 2008 -

 News

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

17th January 2008 -

 News

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

16th January 2008 -

 News

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

16th January 2008 -

 News

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,...

Renfro Dead At 25

16th January 2008 -

 News

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...

Back to top

Brad Renfro Images

More Brad Renfro Pictures

Back to top

Brad Renfro Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Brad Renfro

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Usual Suspects: Breaking Bad, True Detective, GoT, Mad Men, to Duke it Out For Emmy Wins

A superb year for television has seen the Emmy nominations...

Usual Suspects: Breaking Bad, True Detective, GoT, Mad Men, to Duke it Out For Emmy Wins

'Boyhood' Wows Critics & Promises To Change Cinema But Will Audiences Be As Impressed?

Boyhood is a coming-of-age film which literally follows its cast as they...

'Boyhood' Wows Critics & Promises To Change Cinema But Will Audiences Be As Impressed?

Game Of Thrones: George R.R. Martin Hits Back At Death & Health Speculators With F-Bomb

George R.R. Martin is 65. Let's just repeat that - only 65 years old. And, so...

Game Of Thrones: George R.R. Martin Hits Back At Death & Health Speculators With F-Bomb

Could Meghan McCain Join Whoopi Goldberg And Rosie O'Donnell On "The View"?

The View may have found its new Republican panelist. Following the exit...

Could Meghan McCain Join Whoopi Goldberg And Rosie O'Donnell On
Advertisement

Trey Songz Earns Second No.1 Album On Billboard Chart With 'Trigga'

The 29 year-old singer thanked "everyone who went and spent their...

Trey Songz Earns Second No.1 Album On Billboard Chart With 'Trigga'

Justin Bieber Pleads No Contest To Vandalism Charge In Egg-Throwing Case

The 20 year-old singer has been handed two years of probation, ordered...

Justin Bieber Pleads No Contest To Vandalism Charge In Egg-Throwing Case

Stevie Nicks To Join 'The Voice' As Advisor To Adam Levine's Team

Stevie Nicks is all set to join The Voice, taking on an advisory role...

Stevie Nicks To Join 'The Voice' As Advisor To Adam Levine's Team


More recommendations

Comments