This week young actor Brad Renfro died mysteriously at the age of 25. Renfro had a history of drug abuse but was reportedly clean and sober for the past many months. He had been out drinking with friends the night before.
In Hollywood he was a teenage charmer, chaperoned by his beloved grandmother and by his admirers who protected him as best they could from the dangers of being a child in a careless adult's world.....
He longed to belong in the alien world which perhaps in the end overwhelmed him. He was only 25 and it is dreadful we shan't see all that he might have achieved.