Rodney Harvey’s Death – Cause and Date

Rodney Harvey

Born (Birthday) July 31, 1967

Death Date April 11, 1998

Age of Death 30 years

Cause of Death Drug Overdose

Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States

Place of Burial Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States

Profession TV Actor

The TV actor Rodney Harvey died at the age of 30. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his portrayal of Sodapop Curtis in the 1990 Fox network series The Outsiders, as well as for his roles in the Drew Barrymore feature Guncrazy (1992) and the Tim Robbins and Jodie Foster film Five Corners (1987), he is also notable for his work as a model.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he later relocated to Los Angeles, California.


Tragically, he died of a drug overdose at the age of thirty.

During the making of My Own Private Idaho, Harvey began using heroin. After several stints in jail and attempts to get clean, he died of a heroin and cocaine overdose on April 11, 1998, at the Hotel Barbizon in Los Angeles.