100 Famous Depressives

Exactly what it says on the tin 

100 Famous People Who Experience(d) Depression

  1. Douglas Adams (writer)

  2. Hans Christian Andersen (writer)

  3. Adam Ant (musician)

  4. Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin (astronaut)

  5. Woody Allen (film director, comedian)

  6. Tom Baker (actor)

  7. Roseanne Barr (comedienne, TV personality)

  8. Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)

  9. Charles Baudelaire (poet)

  10. Ingmar Bergman (film director)

  11. William Blake (painter, poet, mystic)

  12. Sally Brampton (editor, writer)

  13. Marlon Brando (actor)

  14. Frank Bruno (boxer)

  15. Alastair Campbell (journalist)

  16. Jim Carey (actor)

  17. Clark Carlisle (sportsman)

  18. Winston Churchill (statesman)

  19. Eric Clapton (musician)

  20. Kurt Cobain (musician)

  21. Leonard Cohen (poet, musician)

  22. Joseph Conrad (writer)

  23. Calvin Coolidge (statesman)

  24. Billy Corgan (musician)

  25. Sheryl Crow (musician)

  26. Robert Crumb (cartoonist)

  27. Ian Curtis (musician)

  28. Charles Darwin (scientist)

  29. Diana, Princess of Wales (aristocrat)

  30. Charles Dickens (writer)

  31. Emily Dickinson (poet)

  32. Nick Drake (musician)

  33. Richey Edwards (musician)

  34. Carrie Fisher (actress)

  35. F Scott Fitzgerald (writer)

  36. Andrew Flintoff (sportsman)

  37. Harrison Ford (actor)

  38. Michel Foulcalt (philosopher)

  39. Stephen Fry (actor, TV personality)

  40. Paul Gaughin (artist)

  41. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (writer)

  42. Francisco de Goya (artist)

  43. Tony Hancock (comedian)

  44. Ernest Hemingway (writer, Nobel Laureate)

  45. Sir Anthony Hopkins (actor)

  46. Frankie Howerd (comedian, actor)

  47. Ted Hughes (poet)

  48. Charles Ives (composer)

  49. Billy Joel (musician)

  50. Dr Samuel Johnson (lexicographer, writer)

  51. Franz Kafka (writer)

  52. Sarah Kane (playwright)

  53. Soren Kierkegaard (philosopher, theologian)

  54. Stephen King (writer)

  55. Akira Kurasawa (film director)

  56. Hugh Laurie (actor, musician)

  57. John Lennon (musician)

  58. Annie Lennox (musician)

  59. Abraham Lincoln (statesman)

  60. HP Lovecraft (writer)

  61. Gustav Mahler (composer)

  62. Shirley Manson (musician)

  63. Guy de Maupassant (writer)

  64. Spike Milligan (comedian, actor)

  65. Morrissey (musician)

  66. Edvard Munch (painter)

  67. Sir Isaac Newton (scientist, mathematician)

  68. Friederich Nietzsche (philosopher)

  69. Ronnie O’Sullivan (sportsman)

  70. Bill Oddie (naturalist, former Goody)

  71. Sylvia Plath (poet)

  72. Edgar Allan Poe (writer)

  73. Jackson Pollock (painter)

  74. Sergei Rachmaninov (composer)

  75. Julianne Reagan (musician)

  76. Trent Reznor (musician)

  77. Arthur Rimbaud (poet)

  78. Mark Rothko (artist)

  79. JK Rowling (writer)

  80. George Sanders (actor)

  81. Arthur Schopenhaeur (philosopher)

  82. Robert Schumann (composer)

  83. Brian Sewell (art critic)

  84. Paul Simon (musician)

  85. Elliot Smith (musician)

  86. Layne Staley (musician)

  87. Piotr Illyich Tchaikovsky (composer)

  88. Emma Thompson (actress)

  89. Leo Tolstoy (writer)

  90. Mark Twain (writer)

  91. Vincent Van Gogh (artist)

  92. Mike Wallace (journalist)

  93. Ruby Wax (TV personality)

  94. Kenneth Williams (actor, TV personality)

  95. Robin Williams (comedian, actor)

  96. Brian Wilson (musician)

  97. Jan Wong (journalist)

  98. Virginia Woolf (writer)

  99. Elizabeth Wurtzel (writer)

  100. Thom Yorke (musician)

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