Actors who committed suicide

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  1. Marilyn Monroe
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    Marilyn Monroe

    2,140,357 views

    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress and model. Famous for playing "dumb blonde" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era's attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million by the time of her unexpected death in 1962. She continues to be considered a major popular culture icon.


  2. Inger Stevens
    #2

    Inger Stevens

    282,144 views

    Inger Stevens (October 18, 1934 – April 30, 1970) was a Swedish-American film, television and stage actress.


  3. Dana Plato
    #3

    Dana Plato

    174,969 views

    Dana Michelle Plato (November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an American actress, notable for playing the role of Kimberly Drummond on the U.S. television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986. After leaving the cast of Diff'rent Strokes, Plato attempted to establish herself as a working actress, with mixed success: she worked sporadically in made-for-TV movies and in independent films, and also did voice-over work. At age 34, after years of struggling with poverty and substance abuse, Plato died from an overdose of prescription drugs.


  4. Jean Seberg
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    Jean Seberg

    89,874 views

    Jean Dorothy Seberg (November 13, 1938 – August 30, 1979) was an American actress. She starred in 34 films in Hollywood and in Europe, including Saint Joan, "Bonjour Tristesse", Breathless, Lilith, Moment to Moment, A Fine Madness, Paint Your Wagon, Airport, Macho Callahan, and Gang War in Naples.


  5. Jonathan Brandis
    #5

    Jonathan Brandis

    83,392 views

    Jonathan Gregory Brandis (April 13, 1976 – November 12, 2003) was an American actor, director, and screenwriter.


  6. Carole Landis
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    Carole Landis

    73,425 views

    Carole Landis (January 1, 1919 – July 5, 1948) was an American film and stage actress, who worked as a contract-player for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1940s. Her breakthrough role was as the female lead in the 1940 film One Million B.C., with United Artists. Landis was known as "The Ping Girl" and "The Chest" because of her curvy figure.


  7. Phyllis Hyman
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    Phyllis Hyman

    53,080 views

    Phyllis Linda Hyman (July 6, 1949 – June 30, 1995) was an American singer-songwriter and actress. She is best known for her singles from the late 1970s to the early 1990s: "You Know How to Love Me", "Living All Alone" and "Don't Wanna Change the World". Hyman also performed on Broadway in the 1981 musical based on the music of Duke Ellington, Sophisticated Ladies, which ran from 1981 to 1983. The musical earned her a Theatre World Award and a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.


  8. Dalida
    #8

    Dalida

    52,403 views


  9. Lee Thompson Young
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    Lee Thompson Young

    45,759 views

    Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor. He was known for his teenage role as the title character on the Disney Channel television series The Famous Jett Jackson (1998–2001) and as Chris Comer in the movie Friday Night Lights (2004). His last starring role was as Boston police detective Barry Frost on the TNT police drama series Rizzoli & Isles (2010–14).


  10. Lupe Velez
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    Lupe Velez

    45,947 views

    María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (July 18, 1908 – December 13, 1944), known professionally as Lupe Vélez, was a Mexican vedette and stage and film actress in the United States and Mexico.


  11. Capucine
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    Capucine

    42,944 views

    Capucine (6 January 1928 – 17 March 1990) was a French fashion model and actress known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther (1963) and What's New Pussycat? (1965). She appeared in 36 films and 17 television productions between 1948 and 1990.


  12. Margaux Hemingway
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    Margaux Hemingway

    42,040 views

    Margaux Louise Hemingway (16 February, 1954 – c. 29 June, 1996) was an American fashion model and actress. The statuesque Hemingway experienced visible success as a 'supermodel' in the mid-1970s appearing on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and TIME. She signed a million-dollar contract for Fabergé as the spokesmodel for Babe perfume. At the age of 42, Hemingway was found dead in her Santa Monica studio apartment due to a drug overdose.


  13. Brenda Benet
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    Brenda Benet

    37,269 views

    Brenda Benet (August 14, 1945 – April 7, 1982) was an American television and film actress. Benet was best known for her roles on the soap operas The Young Marrieds and Days of Our Lives.


  14. Andrew Koenig
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    Andrew Koenig

    27,342 views

    Joshua Andrew Koenig (/ˈknɪɡ/; (August 17, 1968 – February 25 2010), was an American character actor, film director, editor, writer, and human rights activist.


  15. Marie McDonald
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    Marie McDonald

    31,720 views

    Marie McDonald (July 6, 1923 – October 21, 1965) was an American singer and actress known as "The Body Beautiful" and later nicknamed "The Body".


  16. Joyce Jameson
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    Joyce Jameson

    30,374 views

    Joyce Jameson (September 26, 1932 – January 16, 1987) was an American actress, known for many television roles, including recurring guest appearances as “Skippy”, one of the "fun girls" in the 1960s television series The Andy Griffith Show, as well as for film portrayals such as the woman taken advantage of by philandering businessmen, and credited only as "The Blonde" in the 1960 Academy Award winner The Apartment.


  17. Hugh O'Connor
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    Hugh O'Connor

    28,850 views

    Hugh Edward Ralph O'Connor (April 7, 1962 – March 28, 1995) was an American actor and the son of actor Carroll O'Connor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Det./Lt. Lonnie Jamison on the television police drama, In the Heat of the Night, which originally aired from 1988-1994. O'Connor committed suicide in 1995.


  18. Barbara Bates
    #18

    Barbara Bates

    19,528 views

    Barbara Bates (August 6, 1925 – March 18, 1969) was an American actress and singer, known for her role as Phoebe in the 1950 drama film All About Eve.


  19. George Reeves
    #19

    George Reeves

    21,513 views

    George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor. He is best-known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman.


  20. Brad Davis
    #20

    Brad Davis

    22,165 views

    Robert Creel "Brad" Davis (November 6, 1949 – September 8, 1991) was an American actor, known for starring in the 1978 film Midnight Express and 1982 film Querelle.


  21. Margaret Sullavan
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    Margaret Sullavan

    17,708 views

    Margaret Brooke Sullavan (May 16, 1909 – January 1, 1960) was an American stage and film actress.


  22. Pete Duel
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    Pete Duel

    20,462 views

    Peter Ellstrom "Pete" Deuel (February 24, 1940 – December 31, 1971) was an American stage, television, and film actor, best known for his role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith) in the television series Alias Smith and Jones.


  23. Freddie Prinze
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    Freddie Prinze

    14,368 views

    Freddie James Prinze, Sr. (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22, 1954 – January 29, 1977) was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Prinze was the star of 1970s NBC-TV sitcom Chico and the Man. He was the father of the actor Freddie Prinze, Jr.


  24. Imogen Hassall
    #24

    Imogen Hassall

    17,495 views

    Imogen Hassall (25 August 1942 – 16 November 1980) was an English actress who appeared in 33 films during the 1960s and 1970s.


  25. Miroslava
    #25

    Miroslava

    13,003 views

    Miroslava (February 26, 1925 – March 9, 1955) was a Czechoslovakian-born Mexican film actress who appeared in thirty two films.


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