06:41 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Moulin Rouge (Movie - 2001)
Originally posted 06/03/2014 11:15AM
According to author John Green, his acclaimed young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was intended as a revision of the classic cancer-story tropes of saintly sufferers and soft-lit deaths.
But there's one convention the upcoming film adaptation doesn't subvert – like many of their cinematic predecessors, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort spend their last months positively glowing.
It's yet another reminder that, in the movies, dying is often the best makeover.
In anticipation of the opening of the film adaptation of the book, here's a brief history of beautiful people in movies who left us too soon.
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
5-Year-Old Girl Credited with Saving Mom and Baby Brother After Their Car Drives Off the Road
Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Hit with Baseball Bat: He 'Was Doing Something He Loved'
UFC Champion Ronda Rousey KOs Challenger in 34 Seconds, Tells Her 'Don't Cry'
Jennifer Garner Is All Smiles on Set Amid Nanny Infidelity Claims
Monaco's Royal Wedding, Round Two! Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo Hold Religious Wedding in Italy
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!