List of famous people who died of suicide by hanging, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from suicide by hanging includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of suicide by hanging, including actors, musicians and athletes.
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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from suicide by hanging?" and "Which famous people died due to suicide by hanging?"These notable suicide by hanging deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has suicide by hanging as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Ray Combs was a comedian and host of Family Feud from 1988 to 1994. In 1996 he was found in his house smashing things and harming himself and was taken to a psychiatric ward.
During the night of June 2, 1996, he fashioned a noose from his bedsheets and hanged himself in a closet.
Age: Dec. at 40 (1956-1996)
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States of America
Age: Dec. at 30 (1895-1925)
Birthplace: Konstantinovo, Rybnov region, Russia
Age: Dec. at 17 (1967-1984)
Age: Dec. at 46 (1964-2010)