Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short story author who suffered from depression and wrote extensively about her illness. Her work was confessional and raw. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956 and their marriage was famously tumultious; she committed suicide in 1963, at age 30.
Jonathan Gregory Brandis (13 April 1976 – 12 November 2003). American actor, director and screenwriter..Committed suicide by hanging in his Los Angeles apartment. Following appearances in The NeverEnding Story II and seaQuest DSV, Brandis’s career had stalled. He did not leave a suicide note, but friends were quoted as saying he was lonely and depressed about his career. One friend admitted that Brandis drank heavily, and had even mentioned that he might kill himself. aged 27
[Photo] Joseph Goebbels with daughters Helga and Hilde at a large Christmas party amidst the playing of a patriotic song, 23 Dec 1937
Propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels with daughters Helga and Hilde (2nd and 3rd from left) at a large Christmas party amidst the playing of a patriotic song, 23 Dec 1937. Before committing suicide along with his wife in Hitler's bunker in 1945, Goebbels saw that his six children were poisoned so as not to fall in Soviet hands.
George Reeves The Adventures of Superman star was 45 when he was found dead lying naked in his bed with a single gunshot wound to the temple in his Beverly Hills home in 1959. And, though the death (which was the subject of the 2006 movie Hollywoodland) was ruled a suicide at the time, his mother commissioned her own separate investigation. Speculation arose that the actor's ex-lover, actress Toni Mannix, orchestrated a hit on Reeves.
On May 6, 2010, almost 11 years to the day after Dana Plato's death, her son Tyler Lambert died at age 25 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His grandmother stated that Lambert was experimenting with both drugs and alcohol, which may have contributed to his suicide. Plato's former manager and a family friend, told ABCNews.com that Lambert always said he "wanted to be with mom"