Brad Renfro

Born Jul 25, 1982

Brad Barron Renfro was an American actor. He made his film debut at the age of eleven in the lead role of Joel Schumacher's The Client, going on to star in 21 feature films, several short films, and two television episodes. However his career rapidly faded due to a pattern of alcoholism and substance abuse. He died from a heroin overdose on January 15, 2008.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on July 25, 1982.
1993 10 Years Old His casting was announced in May 1993, and the movie was filmed in the summer of that year. … Read More


In 1995, he won Hollywood Reporters "Young Star" award, and was nominated as one of People's "Top 30 Under 30."
1998 15 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, he starred opposite Ian McKellen in Apt Pupil, directed by Bryan Singer. … Read More
2000 17 Years Old On August 28, 2000, Renfro and his friend Harold Bond tried to steal a 45-foot yacht from Fort Lauderdale harbor. … Read More
2001 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2001, Renfro was sentenced to probation of two years and ordered to pay repair costs of the vessel to its owner and investigative costs to Lauderdale Police Department.
2002 19 Years Old On January 14, 2002, Renfro violated his probation again and was arrested on charges of public intoxication and driving without a valid license in Knoxville. … Read More


2005 22 Years Old On December 22, 2005, Renfro was arrested by LAPD officers during an undercover drug sweep of Skid Row and was charged with attempted possession of heroin. … Read More
2006 23 Years Old In May 2006, he spent 10 days in jail for convictions of driving while under the influence and attempted heroin possession.
2007 24 Years Old In June 2007, Renfro was found to have violated his probation by not enrolling in a long-term drug treatment program. … Read More
Renfro was found dead on January 15, 2008 in his Los Angeles apartment. … Read More
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