- Drew Barrymore attempted suicide by cutting her wrists with a kitchen knife when she was just 14 years old.
- Elton John tried to kill himself by sticking his head in a glass stove and breathing in the deadly gases. He wrote the song "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" about the event.
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- Halle Berry told People magazine that she attempted to commit suicide after her marriage to David Justice ended. She said, "I was sitting in my car, and I knew the gas was coming when I had an image of my mother finding me."
- Age: age 49
- Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
- Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Voice acting
- Credits: X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Cloud Atlas + 41 more
- Princess Diana tried to commit suicide by throwing herself down a flight of stairs because she was so distraught over how Prince Charles treated her.
- Age: Died at 36 (1961-1997)
- Birthplace: Sandringham, England
- Profession: Crown Princess
- Johnny Cash tried to commit suicide in 1969, while he was high on drugs, by getting lost in the Nickajack Cave.
- Tina Turner revealed that she tried to kill herself in 1986 in her autobiography.
- In 1996, Eminem attempted to end his life by overdosing on Tylenol after his then-girlfriend, Kim Scott, tried to end their relationship.
- Elizabeth Taylor tried to commit suicide in 1962 by overdosing on Seconal.
- Age: Died at 79 (1932-2011)
- Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, United Kingdom
- Profession: Film Producer, Actor
- Credits: Cleopatra, National Velvet, The Flintstones, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Giant + 66 more
- Ozzy Osbourne attempted to commit suicide several times, the earliest when he was just 14 years old.
- Richard Pryor tried to commit suicide by pouring rum on his body and lighting himself on fire in 1980.
- Danny Bonaduce tried to end his life by overdosing on drugs and alcohol after his wife asked for a divorce in 2005.
- Mike Tyson blames promoter Don King for manipulating and using him, which led to his depression, drug use, and suicide attempt.
- Age: age 49
- Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America
- Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Athlete, Professional Boxer
- Credits: The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, Scary Movie 5, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Tyson + 11 more
- According to an unauthorized biography, Britney Spears attempted suicide twice in 2006.
- Age: age 34
- Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America
- Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer + 10 more
- Credits: Austin Powers: Goldmember, Crossroads, The Mickey Mouse Club, Britney and Kevin: Chaotic, Pauly Shore Is Dead + 9 more
- Walt Disney attempted to overdose on drugs and alcohol when he was 31 years old.
- Billy Joel tried to kill himself by drinking furniture polish in 1970.
- Age: age 66
- Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
- Profession: Businessperson, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist + 3 more
- Credits: Oliver & Company, America: A Tribute to Heroes, Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, Last Play at Shea, Elton John: One Night Only: The Greatest Hits + 7 more
- Clark Gable attempted to commit suicide by using a high-powered motorbike after his wife passed away in 1942.
- Age: Died at 59 (1901-1960)
- Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States of America
- Profession: Actor
- Credits: Gone with the Wind, It Happened One Night, Mutiny on the Bounty, Cinema Paradiso, The Misfits + 74 more
- "American Idol" star Fantasia Barrino attempted to end her life by taking a combination of pills in 2010, after her boyfriend broke up with her.
- Age: age 31
- Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina, United States of America
- Profession: Singer-songwriter, Author, Actor
- Credits: American Idol, Fantasia for Real, Celebration of Gospel: Taking You Higher
- A biography states that Sammy Davis, Jr., attempted suicide on his wedding night because racism prevented him from marrying Kim Novak, the woman he loved. He allegedly had a gun to his head, when a friend convinced him to live.
- Age: Died at 65 (1925-1990)
- Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
- Profession: Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, Singer + 2 more
- Credits: Diamonds Are Forever, The Cannonball Run, Cannonball Run II, Robin and the Seven Hoods, Porgy and Bess + 33 more