"I think you're one of those adults who say they like the same music a kid does so we'll like you better.
I really had no idea who Brad Renfro was while he was alive, but I do recall hearing something about his death around the time Heath Ledger died.
And I knew there was an overdose involved because it seemed similar to how Heath Ledger died.
CBS2’s Valerie Castro estimated that about 200 people were gathered across the street from the building on the sidewalk.
Unlike Wednesday night, Fifth Avenue remained open.
Brad Renfro, who has died aged 25, made a powerful impression on cinemagoers in his first role, as a streetwise 12-year-old caught between the FBI and the Mafia in The Client (1994); thereafter art and life seemed to become intertwined, as a career playing troubled teenagers was steadily overshadowed by off-screen brushes with the law and drug addiction.
For The Client, an adaptation of John Grisham's thriller, the director Joel Schumacher wanted "an intelligent kid who's a tough and savvy survivor, a kid with an authentic Southern accent…
He made his film debut in 1994 at age 12 in the lead role of Joel Schumacher's The Client, going on to star in 21 feature films, several short films, and two television episodes during his career.
Much of his later career was marred by a pattern of substance abuse.
When he was ten, Renfro was discovered by Mali Finn, a casting director for Joel Schumacher.