Tag: drug overdose

Elizabeth Siddal

(1829–1862) Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, Lizzie The artist’s works: Lady Affixing Pennant to a Knight’s Spear c.1856 Tate Britain, London Sir Patrick Spens 1856 Tate Britain, London Lizzie in Art: Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)…

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

(1945–1982) Filmography as Director: Lili Marleen 1981 Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Starring: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini   Born May 31 1945 Bad Wörishofen (Germany) Died June 10 1982 Munich (Germany) Cause of death Suicide (overdose of cocaine and barbiturate) Occupation Actor Film director…

Robert Walker

(1918–1951) Robert Hudson Walker Filmography as Actor: Strangers on a Train 1951 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman   Born October 13 1918 Salt Lake City, UT (USA) Died August 28 1951 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Accident (overdose)…

Richard Harris

(1930–2002) Richard John Harris Filmography as Actor: Robin and Marian 1976 Director: Richard Lester Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn   Born October 1 1930 Limerick (Ireland) Died October 25 2002 Bloomsbury, London (England) Cause of death Cancer (Lymphoma) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Musician Singer…

Stephen Fry

(1957) Stephen John Fry Filmography as Actor: Wilde 1997 Director: Brian Gilbert Starring: Stephen Fry, Jude Law   Born August 24 1957 Hampstead, London (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Playwright Writer Award Screen Actors Guild Award

Winona Ryder

(1971) Winona Laura Horowitz Filmography as Actress: The Age of Innocence 1993 Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer     The House of the Spirits 1993 Director: Bille August Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons     Little Women 1994 Director: Gillian…

Mary Astor

(1906–1987) Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke Filmography as Actress: Little Women 1949 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford   Born May 3 1906 Quincy, IL (USA) Died September 25 1987 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Emphysema Occupation…

Cary Grant

(1904–1986) Archibald Alexander Leach Filmography as Actor: The Philadelphia Story 1940 Director: George Cukor Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn     Suspicion 1941 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine     To Catch a Thief 1955 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Cary…

Brigitte Bardot

(1934) Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot, BB Filmography as Actress: Et Dieu… créa la femme 1956 Director: Roger Vadim Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens     Mio figlio Nerone 1956 Director: Steno Starring: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica     Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli…

Maggie McNamara

(1929–1978) Marguerite McNamara Filmography as Actress: Three Coins in the Fountain 1954 Director: Jean Negulesco Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire   Born June 18 1929 New York, NY (USA) Died February 18 1978 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death…