The essay geek[See the list below of such individuals who died accidentally from overdoses. If your celebrity is not on the list below but

model musician athlete author and so forth. [See the list below of such individuals who died accidentally from overdoses.  If your celebrity is not on the list below but died of an accidental overdose please bring that to my attention in your paper so I can add that celebrity’s name to this list;  There are more names we need to add each semester sadly. After you have done some research on your celebrity address the questions below. Please use paragraphs. Don’t use bullets or an outline format. Write like you might read it in a book or an article.List the celebrity’s name and in the References section be sure to cite the source(s) from where you obtained your information. Be sure to notify Jim at [email protected] if your celebrity is not on the list below but died of an accidental overdose; I want to  then add that celebrity’s name to this list for future classes. Thanks!List the drugs reported to be causal to that person’s overdose and death.Describe any signs and symptoms of serious drug abuse.Describe any risk factors that could have contributed to drug use and abuse (such as family history of drug abuse dysfunctional family and so on).Were there any prior criminal charges brought against this individual before his/her death? If so what were the charges or court recommendations for treatment?If applicable what was your reaction to hearing of this person’s death? That is how did you feel about it and what did you think?Do you think that knowledge of this person’s accidental death has had any long-term effects?Find at least one academic journal article (published since the year 2000 or newer) that is related to your celebrity’s death—in general. For example you may find an journal article revealing that the death of a famous person appears to have no effect in curbing drug-using habits of youth; or a journal article on the toxicity of different combinations of drugs. Be sure you provide enough information so that the reader of your Research Assignment Paper knows you read the whole article and not merely a summary of it (an Abstract). Cite any strengths or weaknesses you found in the article too please.List reference information using APA style.Review the Paper Grading Rubric  in your RESOURCES section. In addition before you begin your research paper read the following short handouts available down at the RESOURCES section of your MODULES page:  (1) Definition of an Academic Journal; (2)  APA Style;  (3)  Things to Remember about Your Research Paper; (4) How to Write a Better Research Paper; and (5) Plagiarism and the 6 Word Rule.  Then check out the model papers.  Finally begin collecting information about your paper and making an outline/writing.Turning in your Research Assignment Paper requires that you submit it in two places: First submit your paper to be graded (you will see the submission page by clicking Next at the bottom of this page.Second post your completed paper in the Week 2 Celebrity Accidental Overdose forum (discussion board).  You will see the Discussion Board on the page after your file submission page.  Here other students may read your paper and if they wish make a positive/productive comment about it; no criticisms only give compliments and/or identify an interesting aspect of the paper you enjoyed. Any comments made here are not part of the Group Participation activity. Comments here do not generate points and are strictly optionalYou May select from the list below for celebrities for your Research Assignment Paper.  Or as accidental overdoses seem to occur frequently you may select someone not on this list who fits the criteria.Actors Comedians Dancers Models TV Personalities DJs Film Producers:ANDERSON: Bridgette Anderson was a child actress who starred in many films Savannah     Smiles (1982) 1997 BELUSHI: John Belushi comedian and actor 1982 BRIDGES: Elisa Rebeca Bridges model and actress Playboy Playmate in the 1990’s 2002 BRUCE: Lenny Bruce (born Leonard Alfred Schneider) comedian 1966 CANTOR: Michael Max Cantor actor and a journalist appearing in the movie Dirty Dancing (1987) 1991 DOUGLAS: Eric Douglas actor and comedian son of actor Kirk Douglas 2004 FARLEY: Chris Farley comedian and actor 1997 GARANGI: Gia Carangi supermodel 1986. GOLDSTEIN:  Adam Godstein know as DJ AM a celebrity DJ 2009.GODDARD: Trevor Goddard actor 2003 HARVEY: Domino Harvey was the daughter of a socialite model turned bounty hunter in Los Angeles 2005 HEDBERG: Mitch Hedberg was an up and coming comedian 2005 HEMINGWAY: Margaux Hemingway Ernest Hemingway’s grand-daughter & sister of Marial; 1996HOFFMAN:  Philip Seymour Hoffman was a prominent actor 2014.JONES: Mary Anissa Jones played Buffy on the sitcom Family Affair from 1966 to 1971 1976LEDGER: Heath actor who starred in Brokeback Mountain (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) 2008 MARSHALL: Vickie Lynn better known as ANNA NICOLE SMITH actress and model 1993 Playmate of the Year married billionaire J. Howard Marshall 2007 MONROE: Marilyn Monroe aka Norma Jeane Mortenson actress and model 1962MONTEITH:  Cory Monteith star of television series Glee 2013MURPHEY:  Brittany Murphy actress and singer 2009.O’GRADY: Lani O’Grady actress who played Dick Van Patten’s daughter on Eight is Enough 2001 PASTORELLI: Robert Pastorelli was an actor TV show Murphy Brown 2004 PENN: Chris Penn actor and brother of Oscar winner actor Sean Penn 2006 PETTIET: Christopher Pettiet actor in the movie Young Riders 2000 PLATO: Dana Plato child star in Different Strokes 1999 QUINN: Glenn Quinn was an actor who played in TV shows Roseanne and Angel 2002 PHOENIX: River Phoenix actor 1993 RENFRO: Brad was an actor who starred in the movie The Client (1994) 2008 SCOTT: Debralee Scott actress in the sitcom Mary Hartman Mary Hartman and some movies 2005 SEDGWICK: Edith Sedgwick model and actress star of films made by Andy Warhol in the 1960’s 1971 SIMPSON: Don Simpson film producer i.e. Top Gun Beverly Hills Cop and Flashdance 1996 SMITH:  Anna Nichole Smith Play Boy model etc.  2007.TATA: Michael Tata VP for Operations at hotel where reality TV show American Casino was filmed 2004 YATES: Paula Yates British television host 2000Musicians Vocalists Rappers Song WritersALLEN: GG Allin was a punk rock singer and band leader 1993 BLOOMFIELD: Michael Bloomfield was a musician 1981 BOLIN: Thomas Richard Bolin (Tommy Bolin) of Deep Purple 1976 BONHAM: John Bonham was drummer in the band Led Zeppelin 1980 BUCKLEY: Tim Buckley early 1960’s folk singer/songwriter 1975. BUTLER:  Chad Lamont Butler also known as Pimp C co-founder of the Underground Kings 2007.BUTTERFIELD: Paul Butterfield blues harmonica player 1987. CLARK: Steve Clark lead guitarist of the rock band Def Leppard 1991 DANDRIDGE: Dorothy Dandridge- Singer/Actress 1965 ELIS: Elis Regina singer 1982 ENTWISTLE: John Alec Entwistle bassist for the rock band The Who 2002. EPSTEIN: Brian Epstein Beatles manager 1967 FOLEY: Steve Replacement’s replacement drummer 2008 GARLAND: Judy Garland singer and actress in The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy) 1968 GARCIA: Jerry Garcia was considered the backbone of the Grateful Dead 1995GEORGE: Lowell George guitar player for the band Little Feat 1979 GIBB: Andy Gibb singing group the Bee Gees 1998 GODDARD: Trevor Goddard Actor/ light heavyweight boxer 2003 GOETTEL: Dwayne Goettel a musician with the rock band Skinny Puppy 1995 HARDIN: Tim Hardin was a singer/songwriter during the 60’s and 70’s 1980 HATFIELD: Bobby Hatfield in 1962 he joined with Bill Medley formed the Righteous Brothers 2003 HENDRIX: Jimi Hendrix guitar player cum laude 1970 HOON: Shannon Hoon was the lead singer of the 90s group Blind Melon 1995 HOLIDAY: Billie Holiday aka Eleanora Fagan Gough jazz singer 1959HOUSTON:  Whitney Elizabeth Houston was as singer who won six Grammy Awards during her career 2012.JACKSON:  Michael Jackson super pop singer.  Maybe accidental homicide but surely accidental 2009. JAMES: Rick James singer 2004 JONES: Russell Tyrone Jones a.k.a. Ol’ Dirty Bastard member of Wu-Tang Clan and Busta Rhymes 2004 JOPLIN: Janis Joplin rock soul and blues singer 1970 LYMON: Frankie Lymon singer 1968 McKENSIE: Billy McKenzie was the lead singer of the band The Associates 1997 MELVOIN: Jonathan Melvoin was member of the Smashing Pumpkins 1996 MILLER: Mac Miller (Malcolm James McCormick) rapper singer songwriter 2018MOON: Keith Moon drummer for The Who 1978 MORRISON: Jim Morrison poet and lead singer of the Doors a 60’s rock group 1971 MYDLAND: Brent Mydland keyboardist for the Grateful Dead 1990. NOWELL: Bradley Nowell from the hit band Sublime lead singer & song writer 1996 PARSONS: Gram Parsons 1973 PFAFF: Kristen Pfaff musician from the band Hole 1994. PILATUS: Rob Pilatus of the singing duo Milli Vanilli 1998 PLATO: Dana Plato child actor on the TV show Different Strokes  PANNOZZO: John Panozzo member of the band Styx 1996 PRESLEY: Elvis Aron Presley singer 1977 PRESTON: Billy Preston was a piano player; noted for playing piano some Beatles tracks 2006 PRINCE:  Prince Rogers Nelson singer songwriter musician 2016RAMONE: Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin) bass player for Ramones 2002 RUFFIN: David Ruffin a member of the infamous singing group the Temptations 1991 RUDETSKI: Michael Rudetski was the keyboard player for the band Culture Club 1986 SARGENT: Stefanie Sargent guitarist for the Seattle grunge band 7 Year Bitch  SAUNDERS: John Saunders of Pearl Jam 1999 SCOTT: Ronald Belford Scott of the band AC/DC 1980 SCREW: DJ Screw aka Robert Earl Davis Jr. rap singer 2000 SHATTER: Will Shatter aka Russell Wilkinson played bass band named Flipper 1987 SHAVER: John Eddy Shaver guitarist 2000 SHEEHAN: Bobby Sheehan the bassist for the band Blues Traveler 1999 SLOVAK: Hillel Slovak guitarist for the Red Hot Chile Peppers 1988 STALEY: Layne Stanley singer Alice in Chains 2002STARR: Michael Christopher Starr was the bass guitar player for many bands in the 1980s- early 1990s notably Alice in Chains 2011.lTHUNDERS: Johhny Thunders guitarist for the band The Heartbreakers 1991 VICIOUS: Sid Vicious aka John Simon Ritchie of the band the Sex Pistols 1978 WASHINGTON: Dinah Washington Grammy Award singer of jazz R&B soul blues and gospel 1963 WHITLEY: Keith Whitley was the lead singer of J.D. Crowe’s band The New South 1989 WILLIAMS: Hank Williams country-western singer 1953 WILSON: Dennis Wilson musician and songwriter with the Beach Boys 1993WINEHOUSE:  Amy Winehouse English singer and songwriter 2011WOOD: Andrew Wood member of the band Mother Love Bone 1990WRLD: Juice Wrld (Jarad Anthony Higgins) singer songwriter rapper 2019Sports and Sports RelatedANTLEY: Chris Antley was a leading jockey primarily racing in New Jersey 2000 BIAS: Lenard K. Bias basketball the University of Maryland; drafted by the Boston Celtics 1986 BINION: Ted Binion was a poker player who started the World Series of Poker in 1970 1998 CAMINITI: Ken Caminiti 1996 National League Baseball MVP 2004 DEMAYO: Paul Demayo; also known as Quadzilla was a bodybuilder 2005 DUNCUM: Bobby Duncum Jr. a professional wrestler 2000 DURANTE: Anthony Durante was a professional wrestler and was a member of the tag team Pitbulls 2003 GILLIAM: Joe Gilliam quarterback for the Pittsburg Steelers in the mid 1970’s. 2000 GODDARD: Trevor Goddard light heavyweight boxer and played Mic Brumby in the TV show JAG. 2003 GUERRERO: Eddie Guerrero professional wrestler 2005 HENNIG: Curt Hennig was a professional wrestler known as Mr. Perfect 2003. HULETTE: Elizabeth Hulette better known as Miss Elizabeth professional wrestler 2003 KORDIC: John Kordic was a professional hockey player who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs. LISTON: Charles Sonny Liston heavyweight boxing champion 1970. MATUSZAK: John Matuszak was a professional football player in the NFL 1989 PANTANI: Marco Pantani was an Italian cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1998 2004 SHOW: Eric Show pitched for the San Diego Padres and the Oakland Athletics 1994 SMITH: Davey Boy Smith was a professional wrestler TUINEI: Mark Tuinei pro football player for Dallas Cowboys 1999UNGAR: Stu Ungar was a champion poker and gin rummy player 1998 Writers Poets and ArtistsBANGS: Lester Bangs a music journalist author and musician 1982 BASQUIAT: Jean-Michel Basquiat known for his Neo-expressionist art style 1988 GREALY: Lucinda Margaret Grealy wrote Autobiography of the Face (1994). POE: Edgar Allan Poe poet 1849.TYNDALL:  John Tyndall was an Irish scientist active during the Victorian era 1893.Rich and FamousONASSIS: Christina Onassis was born into one of the wealthiest families in the world 1988. DeMASSY: Baroness Michelle Lutken de Massy 1999 Mar 14 2021