Celebrity deaths in 2011

Slideshow posted in Photos | Monday, January 03, 2011

30 of 84: Jani Lane, former singer of the glam rock and 'hair metal' band Warrant, which spurred hits such as 'Cherry Pie' and 'Heaven,' died at age 47 on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. His body was found at a hotel near Los Angeles..

Lane was born John Kennedy Oswald in Ohio in 1964. He was married three times and had two daughters and two stepdaughters. His first wife was model Bobbie Brown, who appeared in Warrant's popular 'Cherry Pie' music video.

(Pictured: Jani Lane appears in Warrant's 1990 music video 'Cherry Pie.' / Jani Lane appears in a photo from his website.) (SONY BMG Music / janilane.net)