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15 Children of Celebrities Who Committed Suicide
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The son of Carroll O'Connor, Hugh, committed suicide in 1995 at the age of 32 after a lengthy battle with drug addiction. Hugh became addicted to painkillers after a fight with cancer. Hugh even called his father to tell him he was going to kill himself, but police could not get there in time to save him.

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One of Willie Nelson's sons, Billy, killed himself in 1991 at the age of 33 at his family's cabin in Tennessee by hanging himself after going through financial difficulty. 

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The son of Marie Osmond, Michael Blosil, committed suicide at the age of 18 in 2010 by jumping from the 8th floor of an apartment building in Los Angeles. Blosil previously suffered from a bout with depression.

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Actor Marlon Brando's daughter, Cheyenne Brando, committed suicide in 1995 at the age of 25. The father of her son, Dag Drollet, was shot and killed by her half-brother Christian in 1990. She was diagnosed with schizophrenia prior to her death.

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Jenny Lee Arness, the daughter of actor James Arness, committed suicide in 1975, not too long before her 25th birthday. It was rumored that Arness was struggling due to a breakup with Greg Allman and she took a lethal dose of pills.

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The daughter of Angie Dickinson and Burt Bacharach, Nikki Bacharach, committed suicide in 2007 at the age of 40 via suffocation. Many people believe Nikki lived with undiagnosed Asperger's Syndrome. 

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The son of Gloria Vanderbilt and brother of Anderson Cooper, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, committed suicide in 1988 at the age of 23. He killed himself by jumping from his mother's apartment on the 14th floor of a building in Manhattan. 

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The son of Gregory Peck, news reporter Jonathan Peck, committed suicide in 1975 by shooting himself. His father was not able to work for the next two years while dealing with the loss of his son. 

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The son of poet Sylvia Plath, Nicholas Hughes, committed suicide 46 years after she committed suicide. He died in 2009 when he hanged himself. 

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Scott Newman, the son of Paul Newman, committed suicide in 1978 at the age of 28. He mixed valium with alcohol and other pills to kill himself following a motorcycle accident.

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The daughter of television host Art Linkletter, Diane Linkletter, killed herself in 1969 when she jumped from a window at her apartment in West Hollywood at the age of 20. Art always claimed her death was caused by LSD and never said she committed suicide.

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Actor Charles Boyer had to bury his 21-year-old son Michael Charles Boyer in 1965 after he committed suicide. Michael was the only child of Charles and he took his own life by playing Russian Roulette following a breakup. Charles killed himself 13 years later.

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Actor Louis Jourdan lost his only child, Louis Henry Jourdan to suicide in 1981. Louis Henry shot himself and he was found by his parents in their Bel Air home. He was 29. 

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Ray Milland lost his son Daniel in 1981 due to suicide. Daniel shot himself in his bedroom at home in Beverly Hills. 

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Actor Robert Taylor lost his battle with cancer in 1969, but lost his stepson Michael Theiss in 1968 due to suicide. Michael died of a drug overdose at the age of 23. He was found by his mother in a hotel room in Los Angeles.

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Summary: Our slideshow for today features 15 children of celebrities who committed suicide.

 

 

  
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