Lost Boys' Corey Haim dies

By Jessica Elgot, March 10, 2010
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Corey Haim

Corey Haim

The 80s teen heartthrob Corey Haim, the ex-boyfriend of Victoria Beckham, has died aged 38.

Mr Haim, who was born in Toronto, Canada, had an Israeli mother, Judy, and a Canadian-Jewish father Bernie.

Corey found fame in the cult movie The Lost Boys. He would later star in reality TV show The Two Coreys, alongside Lost Boys co-star Corey Feldman, who is also Jewish.

Mr Haim had been open about his battle with prescription drug addiction, including Valium. He was found dead by his mother in his Los Angeles apartment.

Mr Haim briefly dated Victoria Beckham before she found fame with the Spice Girls.

    Last updated: 3:14pm, November 2 2010