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Beauty and glamour can sometimes mask a hidden pain. That seems to be the case for these famous male and female models who committed suicide. Many of these notable models who killed themselves did so after suffering from depression for many years. Some famous model suicides have been debated as being cover-ups for foul play.

Who are some famous models who committed suicide? On July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 42. Her death was later ruled a suicide. Many members of her family have taken their own lives, including her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway. On March 17, 2014, L'Wren Scott committed suicide by hanging at the age of 49. She had recently split up with her longtime boyfriend, Mick Jagger.

On April 22, 2010, Ambrose Olsen committed suicide by hanging at the age of 24. He was found dead in his apartment by another model. Other famous models who took their own life include Gia Allemand, Daul Kim, and Nafisa Joseph.

Why do you think so many models have committed suicide? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

Margaux Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Models Who Committed Suicide
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On July 1, 1996, Margaux Hemingway died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 42. Her death was later ruled a suicide. Many members of her family have taken their own lives, including her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway.

Age: Died at 42 (1954-1996)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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Charlotte Dawson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Models Who Committed Suicide
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Charlotte Dawson committed suicide on February 22, 2014, at the age of 47. She had attempted to take her own life two years earlier after receiving massive amounts of abuse on Twitter.

Age: Died at 48 (1966-2014)

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

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Lois Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Models Who Committed Suicide
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On December 23, 1999, Lois Hamilton committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills at the age of 47. Earlier that year, she had been involved in a terrible car accident that left her with a broken jaw, vertebrae, and hip.

Age: Died at 47 (1952-1999)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Maggie McNamara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Models Who Committed Suicide
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On February 18, 1978, Maggie McNamara committed suicide by overdosing on barbiturates at the age of 49. She had been working as a typist and writing scripts at the time of her death.

Age: Died at 49 (1929-1978)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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