Brad Renfro made waves in the 1990s when he starred in a variety of films as a heartthrob. Overall in his career, he would rack up 21 feature films in a career many would deem a massive success. He got his breakthrough in the movie The Client.
He was only 11 years-old at the time, but he made such an impression that Hollywood wanted to see more of him. Audiences agreed and this helped launch his career in the film industry.
As his career went on, it seemed as if all was well. He wasn’t involved in any scandals and he generally was known as a hard worker.
When 2008 rolled around, people were taken aback when it was announced that Renfro had died from an accidental heroin overdose.