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Chris Penn

Born: 1965-10-10 - Died: 2006-01-24
Cause of Death:
Heart Disease

Death Summary: Penn's weight had been an issue for him and led to his death from heart disease. He died at the age of 40 in his condo in Santa Monica. There were trace amounts of marijuana and cocaine discovered in his system, but his death is still attributed to heart disease.

He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

Who was Chris Penn : Christopher Shannon Penn was the brother of actor Sean Penn, and was an actor himself, best known for roles in the 80s Kevin Bacon dance movie Footloose, the Clint Eastwood Western Pale Rider, and Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs.
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  1. greg mcneely Says:

    when I heard of our passing I was shocked. You were too young to die. I considered you to be a good actor and flet you helped each film you were in. Rest in peace forever.

  2. greg mcneely Says:

    Greg Mcneely

  3. Terri Barnard Says:

    God Bless you Chris! You are in the arms of angels now. May your family find peace in knowing that God loves you and all you are.

  4. Jana Says:

    It broke my heart.

  5. rev tammy elizabeth davidson Says:

    hi sean and robin penn i am very sorry for your lose your brother chris he is a very good man and sean and robin i know that you will miss him
    from rev tammy elizabeth davidson

  6. Roger From Berea Ohio Says:

    He also played in the best of the best movies

  7. Peter from Sweden Says:

    Loved your stuff; especially your part in Reservoir Dogs. I was shocked when I heard of your passing. Rest in peace!

  8. roxxi40L Says:

    Another young actor to be taken away to early due to drugs…? He had it all and let it slip away…God bless, rest in Peace Chris.

  9. John P. -Ohio Says:

    I will miss you my friend:(

  10. samuel randrup Says:

    gone too soon!!! you were the guy I watcxhed foorloose 10 times in the 80’s for//you were funny and a great actor!!miss you Chris!!God Bless!

  11. Sonja K Says:

    U r truly missed, I really luv’d your acting…Drama and Comedy….Miss U Chris |;( A Fan 4ever RIP My condolences 2 Chris’s Family…Sonja D. Kever,Kennewick, Wa

  12. cynthia Says:

    You left us all too soon R.I.P.

  13. william lee Says:

    u will be missed a lot

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