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Famous Suicides List

Updated July 19, 2021 2.1m views251 items

Whether it's a Hollywood celeb or another famous figure, this list of famous suicides goes to show fame doesn't always buy happiness. From Robin Williams to Swedish DJ Avicii, plenty of rich and famous stars struggle with mental health—among other hardships. To put things into perspective, just check out this complete list of the most famous suicides in history, including a lot of Hollywood suicides.

Some of these famous suicides happened by overdose, as many of those who took their own lives were consumed by depression. An actor or two on this list was also believed to have killed himself, though the results of his death report has been disputed. The list below shows all celebrity suicides and all other notable people who ended their lives. Anthony Bourdain was a beloved celebrity chef, author, and TV personality, and unfortunately, one of famous suicidal deaths on this list of celebs who took their lives.

What celebrities have committed suicide? This list features recent celebrity suicides, as well as actors who died by suicide long ago, such as Carole Landis. This list also includes information about the methods of committing suicide used by each of these famous people who killed themselves. In short, numerous notable actors, musicians, and other famous professionals have become victims of suicide. You will find famous American suicides below, as well as some by stars from other countries.

If you find this list interesting, check out these lists of famous suicide notes and of these suicidal celebrities who attempted to kill themselves.