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Actor Corey Haim Dead Of Overdose

Former teen idol and actor Corey Haim has been found dead of a drug overdose at the age of 38.
Haim died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday of an apparent accidental overdose, according to the LAPD's North Hollywood Division. He was found unresponsive inside an Oakwood apartment, between Burbank and the Hollywood Hills, police said. His mother was at the home at the time. The actor, who has struggled with drug addiction, was pronounced dead Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank, police said. Haim was a teen heartthrob in the 80s and appeared in several movies, including "The Lost Boys" along with fellow teen idol Corey Feldman. Both actors appeared together on the A&E show "The Two Coreys," which aired from 2007 to 2008.
Haim had publicly struggled with drug abuse his entire adult life. Below is a clip from 2005 show tracking his attempt to get sober.

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