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Stephanie Adams

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Adams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Appeared as "Miss November 1992" in the magazine Playboy. Pushed her 7-year old son off the 25th floor of the Gotham Hotel in Manhattan and committed suicide by jumping.

Adrian

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Adolph Greenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Janet Gaynor, until he died.
Older than Janet Gaynor by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Costume designer for movie The Wizard of Oz. Designed gowns for many MGM movies. Committed suicide.

Ross Alexander

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Ross Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Aleta Freel, until her earlier death.
Younger than Aleta Freel by less than 1 year.
husband of

Brief Facts:

Movies Here Comes Carter, Captain Blood. Committed suicide by gunshot two years after his wife Aleta Freel shot herself. Rumor says it was the same rifle. He was married to Nagel just a few months before his death.

Gia Allemand

Real/Birth Name:
Gia Allemand
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Reality TV shows The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love, Bachelor Pad.. Suicide by hanging.

August Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Mercedes Grabowski
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Canadian-American adult film actress. Suicide, asphyxia by hanging.

Charles Avery

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Avery Bradford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the original Keystone Kops. Silent films. Committed suicide.

Don Barry

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Barry De Acosta
Also Known As:
Don 'Red' Barry
Donald Barry
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Adventures of Red Ryder in role of Red Ryder. TV series Little House on the Prairie, Police Woman. Movie I Shot Billy the Kid. Many television roles as a western character actor. Suicide by shooting himself.

Simone Battle

Real/Birth Name:
Simone Sherisse Battle
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Finalist on TV show X-Factor in 2011. Group G.R.L.. Death reported as suicide by hanging, at age 25.

Scotty Beckett

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Hastings Beckett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Member of movie series Our Gang. Died of a drug overdose (sleeping pills) - probable suicide.

Jovan Belcher

Real/Birth Name:
Jovan Allen Belcher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker for team Kansas City Chiefs. Shot his girlfriend, drove to Chiefs office, shot himself to death.

Chester Bennington

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Charles Bennington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist for bands Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise, Stone Temple Pilots. Suicide by hanging. Guitar Center RockWalk 2014 as a member of Linkin Park.

Clara Blandick

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Dickey
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born on an American ship captained by her father, in Hong Kong harbor. In role of Auntie Em in movie The Wizard of Oz. Role of Aunt Polly in movie Tom Sawyer (1930). Many Broadway appearances. Suicide by sleeping pill drug overdose.

Clara Bloodgood

Real/Birth Name:
Clara Stephens
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway plays Man and Superman, The Truth. Disrobed, then shot herself in the mouth in a Baltimore hotel room.

Isabella Blow

Real/Birth Name:
Isabella Delves Broughton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Magazine Tattler fashion editor, muse to fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Multiple attempts at suicide. Died of suicide, drank Paraquat weedkiller.

Anthony Bourdain

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Michael Bourdain
Nickname(s):
Tony
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 17 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former chef. Books Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, A Cook's Tour, The Nasty Bits. TV shows Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, A Cook's Tour. Suicide in a hotel room, by hanging.

Charles Boyer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Boyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 2 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Garden of Allah, Algiers, Love Affair, Gaslight. Became a US citizen in 1942 .Committed suicide with an overdose of Seconal while at a friend's home, 2 days after his wife died.

Jonathan Brandis

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Gregory Brandis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Suicide by hanging, died a day later. TV series SeaQuest DSV. Movies for television Fall into Darkness, Two Came Back. Voice in animated movies The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter, Ladybug

Cheyenne Brando

Real/Birth Name:
Tarita Cheyenne Brando
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

half-sister of
Younger than Christian Brando by 11 years.
daughter of
mother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Face changed by auto accident, ending modeling career. Committed suicide at her mother's house by hanging herself. Boyfriend (and father of her unborn child) shot by Christian Brando, her half brother. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter.

Brad Bufanda

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Joseph Bufanda III
Also Known As:
Bradley Joseph
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Veronica Mars, Days of Our Lives. Suicide by jumping off of his residential tower.

Capital STEEZ

Real/Birth Name:
Courtney Everald Dewar Jr.
Also Known As:
Capital Steez
Jay Steez
Steelo
King Steelo
King Capital
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group Pro Era. Album AmeriKKKan Korruption. Jumped off the rooftop of the Cinematic Music Group headquarters in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

Capucine

Real/Birth Name:
Germaine Lefebvre
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat, North to Alaska, Walk on the Wild Side. Committed suicide in Lausanne, Switzerland, by jumping from her eighth-floor apartment.

Brian Christopher

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Christopher Lawler
Also Known As:
Grand Master Sexay
El Unico
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

WWE pro wrestler. Group Too Cool. Found hanging in a cell at the Hardeman County Jail.

Chuck Wagon

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Elliott Davis
Also Known As:
Bob Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboards, saxophone, guitar. Punk group The Dickies. Committed suicide by shooting himself with a .22 rifle at his parents' home.

Kurt Cobain

Real/Birth Name:
Kurt Donald Cobain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Courtney Love, until he died.
Younger than Courtney Love by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group Nirvana. Suicide by gunshot, leaving a note to his wife. Body found about 3 days later, death date uncertain. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of Nirvana.

Ray Combs

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Neil Combs Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show Family Feud. Committed suicide by hanging. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame.

Carter Vanderbilt Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
Carter Vanderbilt Cooper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin once removed of
grand nephew of
older brother of
Older than Anderson Cooper by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
great great great grandson of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
grand nephew of
grandson of
son of
first cousin twice removed of
great great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
grand nephew of
great great grandson of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Jumped from a balcony in his mother's home.

Don Cornelius

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Cortez Cornelius
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and host of TV show Soul Train. Movie Tapeheads. Probation for spousal abuse. Self-inflicted gunshot. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 27 February 1997.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Darby Crash

Real/Birth Name:
Jan Paul Beahm
Also Known As:
Bobby Pym
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group The Germs. Deliberate heroin overdose suicide. Guitar Center RockWalk 2008 as a member of The Germs.

Dennis Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Michael Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Relationships:

son of
nephew of
father of
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Gary Crosby by 1 year.
half-brother of
Older than Harry Crosby by 24 years.
older brother of
Older than Lindsay Crosby by 3 years.
half-brother of
Older than Mary Crosby by 25 years.
half-brother of
Older than Nathaniel Crosby by 27 years.
twin brother of
The same age as Phillip Crosby.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Death - suicide by gunshot.

Lindsay Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Lindsay Harry Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 25 days before his 52nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
nephew of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Dennis Crosby by 3 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than Gary Crosby by 4 years.
half-brother of
Older than Harry Crosby by 20 years.
half-brother of
Older than Mary Crosby by 21 years.
half-brother of
Older than Nathaniel Crosby by 23 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Phillip Crosby by 3 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bigfoot, Murph the Surf. Suicide by gunshot.

Dorothy Dandridge

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died by drug overdose (suicide.). National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6719 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 January 1983.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bella Darvi

Real/Birth Name:
Bajla Węgier
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lipstick, Hell and High Water, The Egyptian. Committed suicide, by gas. Her body remained undiscovered for more than a week.

Pea Ridge Day

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Henry Day
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Nickname from his home town name. Team St. Louis Cardinals. Known as the "Hog Calling Pitcher" for his yells. Suicide by slashing his throat with a hunting knife, because an arm operation did not restore his pitching abilities.

Albert Dekker

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Ecke
Also Known As:
Albert Van Dekker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), Dr. Cyclops, Come Spy with Me. Died hanging from a shower rod - ruled accident but some suspected suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6620 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Dollar

Real/Birth Name:
John Washington Dollar Jr.
Also Known As:
Johnny $ Dollar
Mr. Personality
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rockabilly. Songs The Wheels Fell Off the Wagon Again, Green-Eyed Cat, Everybody's Got to Be Somebody. Suicide after throat cancer removed ability to sing.

Nick Drake

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Drake
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

UK. Albums Pink Moon, Five Leaves Left. Song Day is Done. Died of a prescription drug overdose, ruled a suicide.

Pete Duel

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Deuel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apparent suicide - gunshot wound. TV series Alias Smith and Jones

George Eastman

Real/Birth Name:
George Eastman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented roll film, and the Kodak Camera. Formed the Eastman Kodak Company. Donated large amounts of money, especially to University of Rochester for a medical and dental school, and formation of the Eastman School of Music. Due to pain and depression, committed suicide with a single gunshot through the heart. His suicide note read, "To my friends, my work is done - Why wait? GE.." Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ethyl Eichelberger

Real/Birth Name:
James Roy Eichelberger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fire eating, splits, gymnastics. Wrote plays. Broadway play 3 Penny Opera. Suicide when AIDS medications could not be tolerated.

Keith Emerson

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Noel Emerson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Key boarrdist. Progressive rock, jazz, classical. Group Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Suicide by gundhot to the head,in Santa Monica, California. Guitar Center RockWalk 1993 as a member of Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

Peg Entwistle

Real/Birth Name:
Millicent Lillian Entwistle
Nickname(s):
The Hollywood Sign Girl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Robert Keith by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

In Broadway plays Little Women, The Uninvited Guest. Committed suicide by jumping off the letter H of the HOLLYWOOD sign, which then read "Hollywoodland." Her body was found two days later.

Ed Flanders

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Paul Flanders
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Exorcist III Roles as Harry S Truman in multiple films. Suicide by gunshot.

Vince Foster

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Walker Foster Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Law partner of Hillary Clinton and deputy counsel in the administration of president William Jefferson Clinton. Depressed over life in politics, he shot himself to death. Despite 3 official inquiries agreeing on his cause of death, conspiracy theorists doubt the suicide.

Freddy E

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Eugene Buhl
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot himself in the head, Age 22.

Aleta Freel

Real/Birth Name:
Aleta Friele
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ross Alexander, until she died.
Older than Ross Alexander by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Shot herself with a .22 rifle because she could not find work and was despondent over her marriage to Ross Alexander. Broadway play Louder, Please

Philip Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Leslie Graham
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Publisher of Washington Post. Committed suicide 1963.

Jonathan Hale

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Hatley
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

As Mr. Dithers in the Blondie movie Blondie Meets the Boss etc. Committed suicide by gunshot.

Rusty Hamer

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Craig Hamer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 28 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Make Room for Daddy. Suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6323 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sue Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Karen Susan Levitt
Also Known As:
Sue Williams
Karen Susan Hamilton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 11". Used named Sue Williams to model as Playmate of the Month for magazine Playboy in the April 1965 issue. Actress in movies How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Fireball 500. Also in the television movie The Wild Weird World of Dr. Goldfoot. Suicide by gunshot to the chest.

Brynn Hartman

Real/Birth Name:
Vicki Jo Omdahl
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Phil Hartman - they died the same date, May 28, 1998
Younger than Phil Hartman by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun. Shot her husband, showed his body to a friend, then shot herself.

Elizabeth Hartman

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Elizabeth Hartman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Patch of Blue, You're a Big Boy Now, The Secret of NIMH. Suicide by jumping out the fifth floor window of her apartment.

Earl Hayes

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Warren Hayes
Also Known As:
Robert Earl Hayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
34 or 35
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Exonerated, Rock the Paint. Murdered his wife then committed suicide by gunshot. Age 34.

Ernest Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Miller Hemingway
Also Known As:
Peter Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 19 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Hadley Richardson by 7 years.
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Pauline Pfeiffer by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Books The Sun also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, A Moveable Feast. Committed suicide - shotgun to the face. International Game Fish Association Fishing Hall of Fame 1998.

Margaux Hemingway

Real/Birth Name:
Margot Louise Hemingway
Also Known As:
Margot Hemingway
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
granddaughter of
niece of
granddaughter of
daughter of
older sister of
Older than Mariel Hemingway by 6 years.
sister of
niece of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Lipstick, Dangerous Cargo. Playboy model. Possible suicide by drug overdose.

Aaron Hernandez

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Josef Hernandez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Teams University of Florida, New England Patriots. Convicted of murder in the first degree plus other changes and sentenced to life on prison. Suicide by hanging from bedsheets in his cell. John Mackey Award 2009. Ozzie Newsome Award 2009.

Sandy Hume

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Britton Hume Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Journalist with newspaper The Hill. Shot himself with a hunting rifle after arrest for DUI.

William Inge

Real/Birth Name:
William Motter Inge
Also Known As:
Walter Gage
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Bus Stop, Splendor in the Grass, Come Back, Little Sheba, Picnic. Pulitzer Prize for drama 1953 for the Broadway play Picnic. Nominated for Tony Award. Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Theater Hall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6624 Delmar Boulevard.

J.J. Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
James Louis Johnson
Also Known As:
J. J. Johnson
Jay Jay Johnson
Nickname(s):
Jay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trombonist. Scored TV series Starsky & Hutch, Mike Hammer, The Six Million Dollar Man. Suicide by gunshot. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1988. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988.

Jim Jones (Jonestown)

Real/Birth Name:
James Warren Jones
Also Known As:
Jim Jones
Rev. Jim Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded Jonestown, in Guyana, a commune, and a cult called Peoples Temple. Responsible for the mass suicide and murder of over nine hundred people. Committed suicide.

Brian Keith

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Keith Richey Jr.
Also Known As:
Robert Keith Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Hardcastle and McCormick, Family Affair. Movies The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Parent Trap (1961), Sharky's Machine. Terminal emphysema and lung cancer; apparent suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 26 June 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Larry Kelley

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Morgan Kelley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1936, team Yale University, as end. Team Boston Shamrocks. Suicide by gunshot after health problems. College Football Hall of Fame 1969.

King Tut

Real/Birth Name:
Darnell Brittingham
Gender:
Male
Death Date:

Brief Facts:

Hackensack, New Jersey rapper, associated with group DIPSET, accused of stabbing a woman seven times hours after he was freed on bail on charges of hiding drugs in a teddy bear. Shot himself when police closed in. Age was 23.

Andrew Koenig

Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Andrew Koenig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Danielle Koenig by 4 years.
son of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV series Growing Pains. Movies Batman: Dead End. Suicide by hanging from a tree. Body found in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Janice Kreutzmann

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Beryl Shaughnessy
Nickname(s):
Jneece
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 6 days before her 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Mother of Bill Kreutzmann. Dance instructor.

Alan Ladd

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Walbridge Ladd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
father of
grandfather of
husband of
Sue Carol, until he died.
Younger than Sue Carol by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 6¼". Movies Shane, The Great Gatsby, Boy on a Dolphin, The Carpetbaggers. Died of drug overdose combined with excessive alcohol - possible suicide. Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996. Hall of Great Western Performers 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 8 January 1995.

Carole Landis

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Lillian Mary Ridste
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name was legally changed. Movies One Million B.C. (1940), Brass Monkey, Moon Over Miami. Suicide by drug overdose at age 29. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Kendrick Lewis
Also Known As:
Johnny K. Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28, 33 days before his 29th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Alien vs. Predator: Requiem. TV series Sons of AnarchyApparently murdered an 81 year old woman, attacked others, the jumped or fell from a house roof to his death.

Lil' Chris

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher James Hardman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Checkin' It Out". Suicide by hanging, due to depression.

Max Linder

Real/Birth Name:
Gabriel-Maximilien Leuvielle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Comedy role of Max in silent films The Romance of Max, Max and his Mother-in-Law. Mutual suicide with his wife, they drank Veronal, injected morphine and slashed their wrists.

Mark Linkous

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Mark Linkous
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands Dancing Hoods, Sparklehorse. Albums Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain, Suicide by gunshot to the heart.

Judy Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Eva Alaine Overstake
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Second wife, at age 16, of Red Foley, on August 9, 1933, six months after his first wife Pauline died in childbirth. Group Three Little Maids. Committed suicide by overdose of sleeping pills, leaving a note.

Mindy McCready

Real/Birth Name:
Malinda Gayle McCready
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Guys Do It All the Time. Album Ten Thousand Angels. Sentenced to jail for probation violations after conviction on prescription fraud. Dispute over custody of her son. Suicide by gunshot.

Wallace McCutcheon

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace McCutcheon
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Early silent film director 1899-1908. Suicide by gunshot.

Maggie McNamara

Real/Birth Name:
Marguerite McNamara
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Three Coins in the Fountain, The Cardinal, The Moon Is Blue. Suicide, a deliberate overdose of sleeping pills and tranquilizers, leaving a suicide note on her piano.

Alexander McQueen

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Alexander McQueen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40, 33 days before his 41st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British fashion designer. Appointed CBE. Death was suicide by hanging, per coroner.

Briony McRoberts

Real/Birth Name:
Briony McRoberts
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Pink Panther Strikes Again. TV series Mr. Palfrey of Westminster, High Road. Suspected suicide - died when hit by a tube train in London.

Bob Merrill

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Robert Merrill Levan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lyricist for musical/movie Funny Girl. Songs Don't Rain on my Parade, (How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?, People, Mambo Italiano. Broadway musical plays Funny Girl, Breakfast at Tiffanys. Suicide by gunshot. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.

Marilyn Monroe

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Jean Mortenson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
ex-wife of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Playboy Playmate centerfold, the first one, 1953. Legally changed her name in 1956. Movies Some Like It Hot, Seven Year Itch, Let's Make Love. Died of a drug overdose - possible suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6774 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 1 December 1995.

Ronnie Montrose

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Douglas Montrose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock guitarist. Played in his own bandsand as a session musician. Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot.

Al Mulock

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Mulok Rogers
Also Known As:
Al Mullock
Al Muloc
Alfred Mulock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Tarzan the Magnificent, Battle Beneath the Earth. "Spaghetti western" actor. Committed suicide by jumping from a hotel window, wearing his movie costume, in/near Guadix, Spain.

Phil Ochs

Real/Birth Name:
Philip David Ochs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Folk-protest singer in th 60s. Suicide by hanging.

Dillwyn Parrish

Real/Birth Name:
George Dillwyn Parrish
Nickname(s):
Tim
Timmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gigi Parrish by 18 years.
husband of
M.F.K. Fisher, until he died.
Older than M.F.K. Fisher by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Illustrated children's books. Married 15 year old Gigi Parrish then later divorced her. Married next-door neighbor M.F.K. Fisher. Suffered pain from health problems, shot himself, commiting suicide.

Christine Pascal

Real/Birth Name:
Christine Pascal
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Black Thursday, Round Midnight. Suicide by jumping out of a window at a psychiatric hospital.

John Patrick

Real/Birth Name:
John Patrick Goggan
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Movie The Teahouse of the August Moon. Committed suicide.

Sylvia Plath

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvia Plath
Also Known As:
Sylvia Plath Hughes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Ted Hughes, until she died.
Younger than Ted Hughes by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Portry collection books The Colossus and Other Poems, Ariel.. Pulitzer Prize for the Colossus work, posthumously, in 1982. Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning, with her head in a gas oven.

C.W. Post

Real/Birth Name:
Charles William Post
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Invented Postum and Grape-Nuts. Company became General Foods. Suicide 1914 after appendectomy.

Freddie Prinze

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Karl Pruetzel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Chico and the Man. Committed suicide by gunshot at age 22. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 December 2004.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

David Rappaport

Real/Birth Name:
David Rappaport
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 3' 11". Movies Time Bandits, The Bride. TV series L.A.Law, The Wizard. Shot himself in the chest with a .38 caliber revolver he had bought 15 days earlier, in a San Fernando Valley park.

George Reeves

Real/Birth Name:
George Keefer Brewer
(changed to) George Besolo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Adventures of Superman in the role of Superman. Movies Gone with the Wind, Superman and the Mole-Men. Shot to death; controversy whether murder or suicide as announced. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6709 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Adrian Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Lynn Robinson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Temple University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins. Suicide by hanging.

Charles Rocket

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Claverie
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Committed suicide - cut throat. Movies Dances with Wolves, Dumb & Dumber, Earth Girls Are Easy. TV series Saturday Night Live, fired for an improper word spoken.

Will Rogers Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Vann Rogers
Also Known As:
William Vann Rogers Jr.
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jimmy Rogers by 3 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Congressman from California 1943-44, left early to join the Army. Movies The Story of Will Rogers, Wild Heritage. Suicide by gunshot. Different middle name from his father, yet used "Jr.."

Elliott B. Roosevelt

Real/Birth Name:
Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt
Also Known As:
Elliott Roosevelt I
Nickname(s):
Ellie
Nell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than Theodore Roosevelt by 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Attempted suicide by jumping out of a window, died days later.

Mark Rothko

Real/Birth Name:
Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz
Also Known As:
Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Immigrated to the US at age 10. Abstract expressionist. Many paintings look like horizontal rectangles. Suicide by drugs plus cutting his arms.

Rashaan Salaam

Real/Birth Name:
Rashaan Imam Salaam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1994, team University of Colorado, as running back. Teams Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Memphis Maniax - the latter in the XFL league. Apparent suicide by gun in a park. Walter Camp Award 1994. Doak Walker Award 1994. Chic Harley Award 1994. Jim Brown Award 1994.

Mark Salling

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Wayne Salling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Glee. Convicted of child pornography possession but hung himself before sentencing.

Albert Salmi

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Salmi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy Ann Garner by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Role as Bo Decker in Broadway play Bus Stop. Movie The Brothers Karamazov. TV series The Twilight Zone, Daniel Boone. Reportedly committed suicide after killing his terminally ill wife Roberta.

George Sanders

Real/Birth Name:
George Henry Sanders
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Magda Gabor by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Tom Conway by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Zsa Zsa Gabor by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Solomon and Sheba, Death of a Scoundrel, The Falcon's Brother. Overdose on barbituates, suicide. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1636 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Sam Sarpong

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Osei Sarpong Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Model for Hilfiger. Host of TV series Yo Momma on channel MTV. Movies Anchor Baby, Nailed, Grad Night. Suicide by jumping off a bridge in Pasadena, California.

Savannah

Real/Birth Name:
Shannon Michelle Wilsey
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Adult films. Suicide by gunshot.

L'Wren Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Luann Bambrough
(adoption name)
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger. Designed costumes for movies Diabolique (1996), Ocean's Thirteen, Eyes Wide Shut. Died of apparent suicide by hanging.

Tony Scott

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony David Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ridley Scott by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop II, Crimson Tide, Enemy of the State, Spy Game, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Days of Thunder, Unstoppable. TV series Numb3rs, The Good Wife. Committed suicide by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, California.

Junior Seau

Real/Birth Name:
Tiaina Baul Seau Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tasmanian Devil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced SAY-ow. Linebacker for teams San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots. Named to NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. Found dead in his Oceanside, California home of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2009. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 2011. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2013. NFL Player of the Year 1994. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1994.

Del Shannon

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Weedon Westover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and vocals. Song Runaway. Died of a self-inflicted rifle gun shot due to depression. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Smiley Culture

Real/Birth Name:
David Victor Emmanuel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Police Officer. Stabbed himself to death during a police raid.

Elliott Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Paul Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Miss Misery. Album XO. Apparent suicide by stabbing himself, age 34. Oregon Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Pete Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Schmidt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One-reel shorts. Suicide - jumped off the roof of a nursing home. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1621 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Paul Snider

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leslie Snider
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

separated husband of
Dorothy Stratten - they died the same date, August 14, 1980
Older than Dorothy Stratten by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Estranged husband and manager of Playboy model Dorothy Stratten, whom he murdered the same day he killed himself. One of the creators of the male stripping act at Chippendales.

Kate Spade

Real/Birth Name:
Katherine Noel Brosnahan
Also Known As:
Kate Valentine
Katherine Noel Frances Valentine Brosnahan Spade
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Andy Spade, until she died.
The same age as Andy Spade.
aunt of

Brief Facts:

Fashion editor at magazine Mademoiselle, designer of handbags and more. Found hanging from a doorknob on a red scarf.

David Strickland

Real/Birth Name:
David Gordon Strickland Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Suddenly Susan. Movie Forces of Nature. Probable suicide; found hanging from a bedsheet in a hotel.

Margaret Sullavan

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Brooke Sullavan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Henry Fonda by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Suicide by drug overdose. Movie The Shopworn Angel. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lord Sutch

Real/Birth Name:
David Edward Sutch
Also Known As:
Dave Sutch
Screaming Lord Sutch
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

UK "deathrock" musician. Recorded album Lord Sutch & Heavy Friends. Leader of the group Official Monster Raving Loony Party stood for office many times. Died of suicide (drug overdose) - suffered from manic depression.

Sawyer Sweeten

Real/Birth Name:
Sawyer Storm Sweeten
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19, 19 days before his 20th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Madylin Sweeten by 3 years.
twin brother of
The same age as Sullivan Sweeten.

Brief Facts:

Child actor in TV series Everybody Loves Raymond with his twin brother Sullivan and sister Madylin. Suicide by gunshot.

Patsy Tebeau

Real/Birth Name:
Oliver Wendell Tebeau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Player-manager. Teams Chicago White Stockings, Cleveland Spiders. Committed suicide - shot himself.

Jason Thirsk

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Matthew Thirsk
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

With group Pennywise. Died of suicide or accidental gunshot wound.

Hunter S. Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Hunter Stockton Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novel and movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Writing style called "Gonzo Journalism." Committed suicide by gunshot February 20, 2005.

James Tiptree Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Bradley
Also Known As:
Alice Sheldon
Alice Bradley Sheldon
Raccoona Sheldon
Nickname(s):
Alli
Tip
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Bradley, married name Sheldon. Science fiction author. CIA employee. Book Up the Walls of the World. Killed her husband and commited suicide. Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2012.

Dudu Topaz

Real/Birth Name:
David Goldenberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62, 31 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Israeli TV actor, in jail accused of hiring people to assault television executives, apparently hanged himself in jail.

Nick Traina

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas John Steel Traina
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
19
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Last name from adoptive father. Biological father was a convicted burglar and heroin addict. Member of punk rock band Link 80. Committed suicide.

Dick Trickle

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Trickle
Nickname(s):
White Knight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Short track racer. More than an estimated 2,200 races, Trickle logged one million laps and is believed to have won over 1,200 feature races. Suicide by gunshot.

Larry Troutman

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Troutman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Roger Troutman by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of group Zapp. Songs Computer Love, More Bounce to the Ounce. Murdered brother Roger Troutman then shot himself.

Butch Trucks

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Hudson Trucks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Drummer, a founding member of the band The Allman Brothers Band. Suicide, shot himself in the head in front of his wife. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Allman Brothers Band.

Helen Twelvetrees

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Marie Jurgens
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Used her first husband's last name. Movies The Painted Desert, A Bedtime Story. Overdose on prescription drugs, pronounced as suicide by the coroner. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Woody Van Dyke

Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Strong Van Dyke II
Also Known As:
W.S. Van Dyke
Maj. W.S. Van Dyke II
Major W.S. Van Dyke II
Nickname(s):
One-Take Woody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Tarzan the Ape Man (1932), The Thin Man, After the Thin Man, Another Thin Man Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Lupe Vélez

Real/Birth Name:
María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez
Also Known As:
Lupe Velez
Nickname(s):
The Mexican Spitfire
The Hot Pepper
Whoopee Lupe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Johnny Weissmuller by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1928). Movies The Half-Naked Truth, Hollywood Party, Hot Pepper. Broadway play You Never Know. Committed suicide by drug overdose. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Hervé Villechaize

Real/Birth Name:
Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize
Also Known As:
Herve Villechaize
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 3' 11". TV series Fantasy Island, known for quote "The plane! The plane!" in the role of Tattoo. Movie The Man with the Golden Gun. Died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, because of constant increasing pain.

David W. Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
David Willock Wallace
Also Known As:
David Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Small government jobs. Suicide by gunshot to the head, in the bathroom.

Jean Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Walasek
Gender:
Female

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Beach Red, No Blade of Grass, Star of India. Twice attempted suicide.

Doodles Weaver

Real/Birth Name:
Winstead Sheffield Weaver
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

A funny comedy routine for Spike Jones, with his famous horse character "Feitlebaum." Suicide by gunshot.

Bob Welch (musician)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Welch Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of band Fleetwood Mac. Song Hypnotized. Committed suicide by gunshot to the chest. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.

Dan White

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel James White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

San Francisco Board of Supervisors politician who assassinated Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. convicted of manslaughter rather than murder. Served five years of a seven-year prison sentence. Suicide in his garage by running a garden hose from the exhaust pipe to the inside of his car, carbon monoxide poisoning.

Robin Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Robin McLaurin Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Younger than Dr. Toad by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Boulevard, RV, Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, Dead Poets Society, Patch Adams, Jumanji, The Birdcage, The Fisher King, Moscow on the Hudson, Night at the Museum, Good Morning, Vietnam, Good Will Hunting, The World According to Garp. TV show Mork & Mindy. Suicide by hanging. Cecil B DeMille Award 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 12 December 1990.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rozz Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Alan Painter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals and guitar, goth-rock band Christian Death. Suicide by hanging.

Wendy O. Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Wendy Orlean Williams
Nickname(s):
Queen of Shock Rock
The Squirrel Lady
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Punk rock - lead vocals for group Plasmatics. Wore a Mohawk haircut. Chain-sawed guitars, performed near-nude. Arrested for battery. Suicide by gunshot. Movie Reform School Girls

Grant Withers

Real/Birth Name:
Granville G. Withers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

annulled ex-husband of
Older than Loretta Young by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies Oklahoma Annie, The Last Stagecoach West. Marriage to Loretta Young annulled. Suicide.

Joe Wolfson

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Wolfson
Nickname(s):
Dr. 360
Wolfie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prominent bodyboarder, a short surfboard. The first bodyboarder to spin full circle across a wave. Tried suicide because of terminal cancer. Died in a car accident when his Jetta went off the road and hit a tree.

Virginia Woolf

Real/Birth Name:
Adeline Virginia Stephen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels Between the Acts, The Voyage Out, To the Lighthouse. Drowned herself by filling her overcoat pockets with stones and walking into the River Ouse. Rainbow Honor Walk.

Edna Woolworth

Real/Birth Name:
Edna Woolworth
Gender:
Female

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heiress of Woolworth fortune. Committed suicide 1918 over her husband's infidelities.

Gig Young

Real/Birth Name:
Byron Elsworth Barr
Also Known As:
Byron Barr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 16 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Elizabeth Montgomery by 19 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Teacher's Pet. 3 weeks after marrying
Kim Schmidt
he apparently shot her to death and then shot himself (suicide.) She was 31 he was 64 in age. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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