Tom Petty

Dead

Born: 10/20/1950 in Gainseville, Florida, USA
Died: 10/2/2017
Age: 66
Cause of death: accidental drug overdose

Full name: Thomas Earl Petty
Noted For: rock musician; hits include "Don't Do Me Like That" (1979), "Don't Come Around Here No More" (1985), "Free Fallin" (1989), and "You Don't Know How It Feels" (1994). Leader of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976-1988, 1991-2017) and member of the Traveling Wilburys (1988-91). Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2002). Actor, "King of the Hill" (Lucky, 2004-09).