Rising Hollywood Actresses Who Took Their Own Life

Hollywood is a place that has been glorified for its glitz and glamour. But the reality is that it can be a place of immense pressure, especially for those who are in the limelight. This pressure can also lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. Unfortunately, there have been several actresses over the years who have succumbed to this pressure and taken their own lives. So let’s take a closer look at some of these Hollywood actresses and the tragic circumstances surrounding their deaths.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe


One of the most iconic actresses of all time, Marilyn Monroe‘s death shocked the world in 1962. She was found dead in her Los Angeles home from an apparent overdose of barbiturates. The official cause of death was listed as a probable suicide. However, there have been many theories and conspiracies surrounding her death over the years. Irrespective of the circumstances, her death was a tragedy that marked the end of a life and career that had so much potential.

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Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy


Brittany Murphy was a rising star in Hollywood who died unexpectedly in 2009 at the age of 32. She was found unresponsive in her home and later marked dead at the hospital. The cause of death was listed as pneumonia, but there were also traces of multiple prescription drugs in her system. Her death was a shock to the entertainment industry.

Charlotte Dawson

Charlotte was a well-known television personality and model from New Zealand who gained fame in Australia as a judge on “Australia’s Next Top Model.” However, despite her success, she struggled with mental health issues, including depression and cyberbullying. This ultimately led to her tragic death by suicide on February 22, 2014. Charlotte Dawson’s death was a tragic loss, but her advocacy and legacy have helped to raise awareness about mental health issues and the impact of cyberbullying.

Lucy Gordon

Lucy Gordon

Lucy was a rising star in Hollywood, known for her role in the hit film “Spider-Man 3.” Unfortunately, her life was cut tragically short when she took her own life on May 20, 2009, at the age of 28. Gordon’s death was shocking to her fans and the entertainment industry, and it left many wondering what could have led such a young and talented actress to take her own life.

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack was a well-known British television personality and presenter who gained fame through her hosting roles on popular TV shows such as “Love Island” and “The X Factor”. However, in February 2020, she tragically took her own life at the age of 40. In late 2019, she was arrested and charged with assault following an incident involving her boyfriend. This incident flash a media frenzy, and Flack was subjected to intense scrutiny and criticism in the press and on social media. She was reportedly struggling to cope with the stress and pressure of the situation. But unfortunately on February 15, 2020, she was found dead in her London apartment.

Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita is In-house content creator at NON. She is in writing for the last 6 years and contribute to some of biggest publishers in the industry.

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