British movie actresses deceased in Suicide

Here are 9 famous actresses from United Kingdom died in Suicide:

Peg Entwistle

Peg Entwistle (February 5, 1908 Port Talbot-September 16, 1932 Hollywood) otherwise known as The Hollywood Sign Girl, Millicent Lilian Entwistle, Lillian Millicent Entwistle or Peg was a British actor.

She is best known for her tragic death, as she jumped from the letter "H" of the Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills. Prior to her death, Peg had been struggling to establish a successful acting career in Hollywood. She appeared in several stage productions on Broadway and acted in a few films, including "Thirteen Women" (1932) which was released after her death. It is believed that Peg's suicide was a result of her failing career as an actress and personal problems. Despite her short-lived career, her story continues to fascinate people and her legacy lives on through urban legends, books and films.

Read more about Peg Entwistle on Wikipedia »

Jill Bennett

Jill Bennett (December 24, 1931 Penang-October 4, 1990 London) a.k.a. Nora Noel Jill Bennett or Adolf was a British actor.

She was known for her stage and film performances, such as her role in the film "The Nanny" (1965) opposite Bette Davis. Bennett trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London before beginning her acting career in the 1950s. She appeared in numerous British television shows and films throughout her career, including "A for Andromeda" (1961) and "For Your Eyes Only" (1981). Bennett was also known for her tumultuous personal life, including her relationship with playwright John Osborne, whom she was married to for several years. She tragically took her own life in 1990.

Read more about Jill Bennett on Wikipedia »

Mary Millington

Mary Millington (November 30, 1945 Kenton-August 19, 1979 Walton-on-the-Hill) also known as Mary Ruth Quilter, Mary Maxted, Nancy Astley, Susan David, Janet Green, Samantha Jones, June Taylor, Karen Young, Sally Stevens or Marion Ellis was a British pornographic film actor, actor and model.

Mary Millington started modelling at the age of 16, and soon progressed to nude modelling and then into softcore pornographic films. She became a popular figure in the UK porn industry, appearing in numerous magazines and films during the 1970s, and was often referred to as the "world's most famous pornographic actress". She also appeared in mainstream British films, including "Come Play with Me" and "Confessions of a Window Cleaner". Millington was briefly married to David Sullivan, who produced many of her films, and was known for campaigning for the relaxation of pornography laws in the UK. She tragically died by suicide in 1979 at the age of 33. Despite her brief career, Mary Millington left an enduring legacy and is still considered an icon by fans of British pornography.

Read more about Mary Millington on Wikipedia »

Imogen Hassall

Imogen Hassall (August 25, 1942 Woking-November 16, 1980 Wimbledon) also known as Imogen Hassell or The Countess of Cleavage was a British actor.

Hassall started her career as a model before transitioning into acting. She appeared in numerous films and television series throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "Carry On Loving" (1970), "The Saint" (1965-1966), and "The Protectors" (1972-1973). She was also a regular on the British game show "The Golden Shot" (1968-1972).

Despite her success, Hassall struggled with personal issues, including drug addiction and mental illness. She died at the age of 38 from heart failure caused by an overdose of alcohol and barbiturates. Hassall's legacy is remembered by her fans, who continue to enjoy her performances in films and television shows to this day.

Read more about Imogen Hassall on Wikipedia »

Lucy Gordon

Lucy Gordon (May 22, 1980 Oxford-May 20, 2009 Paris) was a British actor and model.

She began her acting career in the early 2000s, appearing in a number of TV shows and films such as "Perfume" and "Spider-Man 3". Prior to acting, Gordon had a successful modeling career, featuring in campaigns for numerous high-profile brands such as CoverGirl, L'Oreal, and Hugo Boss.

Tragically, Gordon's life was cut short at the age of 28 when she died by suicide in her Paris apartment in 2009. She was remembered by her family, friends, and colleagues as a talented and kind individual who left a lasting impact on everyone she met.

Read more about Lucy Gordon on Wikipedia »

Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts (September 20, 1927 Llanelli-November 26, 1980 Los Angeles) was a British actor.

She started her career as a stage actress in London's West End before making her film debut in the 1955 film "The Final Test". She gained critical acclaim for her role in the 1961 film "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning," which led to more high-profile roles in films such as "This Sporting Life" and "The Heroes of Telemark". Roberts was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1965 film "This Sporting Life". In addition to her film work, she also appeared on television shows like "The Saint" and "The Edwardians". Roberts struggled with addiction and depression throughout her life and tragically died by suicide in 1980 at the age of 53.

Read more about Rachel Roberts on Wikipedia »

Angela Scoular

Angela Scoular (November 8, 1945 London-April 11, 2011 Maida Vale) also known as Angela Margaret Scoular, Angela Margaret Scoular Phillips or Angela Phillips was a British actor. She had one child, Daniel Phillips.

Born in London to a theatrical family, Scoular made her stage debut in the West End at the age of 13. She later transitioned to film and television in the 1960s, appearing in several notable productions such as the James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969) and the British sitcom "The Benny Hill Show". Scoular's personal life was marred by tragedy, including the untimely death of her first husband, actor Leslie Phillips, and her own battle with depression and bipolar disorder. She also suffered from chronic health issues and was diagnosed with bowel cancer shortly before her death in April 2011 at the age of 65. Despite these challenges, Scoular is remembered for her talent and contributions to the entertainment industry.

Read more about Angela Scoular on Wikipedia »

Eva Mottley

Eva Mottley (October 24, 1953 England-February 14, 1985 Miami) was a British actor.

She began her acting career in the UK and appeared in numerous productions in both TV and theater. Mottley's breakthrough role came in 1979 when she was cast in the popular British crime drama series, "The Professionals". She played the role of a spy named Kate a.k.a. Lisa Ainslie in several episodes of the series.

Mottley later moved to the US and continued her work in the entertainment industry. She appeared in various TV shows such as "Miami Vice" and "The A-Team". In addition to her TV work, Mottley also appeared in films such as "The Lonely Lady" and "The Clan of the Cave Bear".

Sadly, Mottley's life was cut short when she passed away in 1985 due to complications from HIV/AIDS. She was only 31 years old at the time of her death. Nevertheless, her contribution to TV and film continues to be remembered and celebrated by her fans and colleagues.

Read more about Eva Mottley on Wikipedia »

Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan (February 20, 1988 New York City-June 3, 2013 Juhu) also known as Nafisa Khan or Jiah Nafisa Khan was a British actor and model.

She made her Bollywood debut in 2007 with the film "Nishabd" opposite Amitabh Bachchan. She then went on to act in films like "Ghajini" and "Housefull". Jiah was known for her expressive eyes and natural acting talent. However, her promising career was cut short when she committed suicide in 2013 at the age of 25. Following her untimely demise, her mother Rabia Khan has been advocating for justice in her daughter's case alleging foul play.

Read more about Jiah Khan on Wikipedia »

Related articles