Top 10 Comedians Who Committed Suicide


10 Simon Brint

Simon Tracey Brint was a British musician and comedian renowned for his part in the comic combo “Raw sex.” “The Henry Show,” “Monarch of Glen,” “The Mary Whitehouse Experience,” “London’s Burning,” and “Coupling and Stella Street” are among the small screen shows for which he wrote music. This 60-year-old Raw sex celebrity has taken his own breath. Brint committed suicide on May 29, 2011, a dark Sunday. The cause for his self-slaughter remains unknown. His buddy Lenny Henry broke the news to the public the next month. “My dear buddy Simon Brint went dead,” Henry tweeted on his account.

9 Ray Combs

Raymond Neil Combs, an American comedian, began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s. He is the host of a number of well-known programmes, including “Family Challenge” and “Family Feud.” The combs’ spinal discs were damaged in a vehicle accident in July 1994, sending him to Hell of everlasting torment. He also had financial issues after two of his comedy clubs went out of business and his house in Hamilton, Ohio, was foreclosed on. Combs and Debbie, his 18-year-old wife, divorced in September 1995. The couple reunited, then filed for divorce again later.

8 Paul McCullough

Paul Johnston McCullough was the straight guy in the Clark and McCullough comedic combo. He and Bobby Clark met in elementary school in Springfield, Ohio, and went on to seek a comic career in vaudeville and circuses later in life. Clark and McCullough quickly followed in their footsteps, acting in 28 short films along the way. Clowning about the country may seem romantic, but it drains a lot of energy from their bodies and minds. He was freed from a psychiatric institution in Medford, Massachusetts, after many months of treatment. Paul and Bobby travelled through the town of Medford in March 1936.

7 Shinji Maki

Shinji Maki, a 78-year-old stand-up comedian, died after jumping 50 metres into the Tama River. Maki was discovered dead in the river Tama in the early hours of April 29, 2013, after probably jumping from the Maruko Bridge on the Nakahara expressway in Ota, Denenchofu district, at approximately 12.15 a.m. the day before. When cops discovered him, he was unconscious. Maki was pronounced dead at a Tokyo hospital after being rescued by cops. There was no suicide note discovered. Moritsune I was Maki’s true name. His debut as a comic was in the live vaudevillian programme Shiroto Yose, which included amateur entertainers. The Tokyo Vaudevillian Guild chose Maki as its chief.

6 Richard Jeni


Richard Jeni was an American comedian who went under the stage name Richard John Colangelo. Jeni rose to prominence after a series of appearances on Johnny Carson’s “The Tonight Show.” Jeni was discovered with a 38 calibre Colt in the bedroom section of his California house on March 10, 2007, by his girlfriend Amy Murphy, a weather reporter. Jeni and Murphy were talking in bed about their plans for the day when Murphy went downstairs to a kitchen to prepare breakfast. She heard a gunshot after a few minutes, hurried upstairs, discovered Jeni’s position, and dialled 9-1-1.

5 Tony Hancock

Anthony John “Tony” Hancock’s BBC programme Hancock’s Half Hour was a huge hit. “Stone me, what a life!” Tony said. — as heard in John Hancock’s Half Hour. Hancock enlisted in the Royal Air Force Regiment in 1942, during World War II. On June 25, 1968, at the age of 44, Tony Hancock committed suicide by overdosing in a dismal flat in Sydney. He was discovered dead in his flat, surrounded by an empty vodka bottle and Amobarbital pills. Best pals sat at his bedside, as they did in life: alcohol in one hand, amphetamines in the other. He opened the vodka bottle and poured it himself that night.

4 Robin McLaurin Williams

Williams, who was 63 years old at the time, committed suicide at his house in Paradise Cay, California on August 11, 2014. Because of the stress of doing stand-up, Robin Williams admitted to taking drugs and alcohol early in his career. Williams had a cocaine problem. He said that cocaine made him paranoid while he was on stage at the time he was doing it. “No,” Williams declared. What pleasure it is to be crazy and impotent on cocaine. I didn’t say to myself, “Oh, let’s go back to that.” “I woke up at morning feeling like a vampire on a day pass after having useless chats till midnight.”

3 Charles Rocket

Charlie Hamburger, Charlie Kennedy, and, most notably, Charles Rocket were all stage names for Charles Adams Claverie. He later appeared in a number of TV episodes and films, including “Moonlighting,” “Max Headroom,” “Dumb and Dumber,” and “Dances With Wolves.” Charles was discovered dead in a field near his Canterbury, Connecticut home on October 7, 2005. His neck had been cut, and a knife had been discovered beside his corpse. The cause of death was ruled to be self-inflicted by the state medical examiner. “An inquiry revealed there was no criminal component to this case,” State Police Sgt. J. Paul Vance said.

2 Michael Roof

Michael “Chicken” Roof is an actor who has acted in the action films “Dukes of Hazzard,” “Black Hawk Down,” and “XXX.” During college, he earned the moniker “Chicken” and began his comedic career in Atlanta. Roof committed himself by hanging himself in a tree the night before June 9th. Roof was reported missing in the early hours of June 9th. Megan Roof, his wife, phoned the police and reported him missing. His corpse was discovered hanged from a tree in a forested area near a Snellville, Georgia, elementary school parking lot many hours later.

1 Joshua Andrew Koenig

Andrew Koenig, a 41-year-old comedian, was reported missing by friends and family in late February 2010. On February 14, he was last spotted at a bakery in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. On February 16, the final day he used his cellphone, he missed a scheduled trip back to the United States. On February 25, 2010, his corpse was discovered hanging from a tree in an isolated portion of the over 1000-acre Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver by a group of 11 of his friends and family. Koenig had been diagnosed with serious depression, according to reports. The actor’s father, Walter Koenig, confirmed the news, adding that his son “took his own life.” In the first four seasons of ABC’s Growing Pains, Koenig had recurrent parts. He appeared in “My Sister Sam,” “My Two Dads,” and the drama “21 Jump Street” at the same time period. In the 1990s, he voiced Ambush and Night Creeper Leader in the animated series G.I. Joe, and he played Tumak in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Sanctuary” in 1993.