Articles tagged with Heroin Addicts

Famous Heroin Users

River Phoenix Owned the Viper Room nightclub with Johnny Depp. Died of an overdose after taking a speedball (heroin and cocaine mix). William Burroughs William Burroughs' novel, Junkie, details his addiction to the drug and the lifestyle he led in pursuit of it. It is, he says, "the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy" King George V Not a user per se, but was euthanized with opiates. In fact, a mixture of opium and cocaine did it for the grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II.