Disney Stars Whose Lives Ended Tragically

Dick van Dyke, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber and Julie Andrews in the 1964 Disney film, Mary Poppins.
October 12, 2019 - 10:00 / Cynthia Springer

Becoming a famous actor at such a young age isn't so easy for most. Child stars are put in an uncanny position of maintaining composure all while they go through puberty in front of the world's eyes. Many don't know how to handle the constant publicity and sudden attention. Watch the video to see which stars from Disney had devastating endings.

From Rizzoli & Isles actor Lee Thompson Young to Mary Poppins child actor Matthew Garber, these young stars had unfortunate outcomes after the release of their respective movies and shows. These talented actors also had at least one thing in common: playing in a Disney role. See which stars passed away far too young...

Lee Thompson Young fulfilled his dreams of acting

Lee Thompson Young at Diddy's Official VMA After Party on August 28, 2005 in Miami, Florida.