Bobby Driscoll (1937-1968)
Song of the South, Treasure Island.
Found dead in 1968 in an abandoned New York City tenemant. He was 31.
Took more than a year for body to be identified (by fingerprints) as Bobby Driscoll, per Weblore.com. Buried as "John Doe."
Cause of death listed as drug overdose. Arguably, the first former child star O.D. statistic.
Costarred, at age 21, with fellow doomed star Frances Farmer in his final film, 1958's The Party Crashers.
Supplied the voice of Peter Pan for Disney's Peter Pan.
Received, at age 13, a special Academy Award in 1950.
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