Suicide Deaths in the U.S. Porn Industry since 1970

 

Pornography Industry Factoid 2008

Shelley Lubben
CEO and Founder, Pink Cross Foundation

Copyright © 2008 Shelley Lubben
Published: 2008


 

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Suicide Deaths in the U.S. Pornography Industry since 1970 

Photo Actor Name Cause of Death
   
Jezebel Yum

Method unknown - October 18, 2010

   
Anastasia Blue

Tylenol overdose/suicide July 19, 2008

   
   
Kent North

Drug overdose/suicide July 4, 2007

   

Chico Wang

Porn Director and Porn Actor

Drug overdose/suicide September 29, 2007
   
Jon Dough August 27, 2006, in Chatsworth, California of suicide by hanging
   
Tim Barnett Suicide by hanging – July 13, 2005
   
Lance Heywood Jumped off a building – April 29, 2005

   
Karen Lancaume Drug overdose/suicide – January 28, 2005
   
Camilla De Castro Drug overdose/suicide – July 26, 2005
   
Johnny Rahm Suicide by hanging – November 7, 2004
   
Jay Anthony

Method unknown – November 7, 2004
   
Naughtia Childs Jumped off balcony – January 7, 2002
   
Mark DeBoy Method unknown – September 1, 2000
   
Jon Vincent Drug overdose/suicide – May 3, 2000
   
Brad Chase Suicide by hanging – April 19, 2000
   
Kyle McKenna Drug overdose/suicide – March 14, 2000
   
Wendy O. Williams

Self-inflicted gunshot wound – April 7, 1998

   
Steve Fox Suffered from mental illness and committed suicide October 23, 1997
   
Christian Fox Left suicide note and overdosed on drugs October, 1996

   
Alex Jordan Suicide by hanging – July 2, 1995
   
Joel Curry Method unknown – October 2, 1995
   
Cal Jammer

Self-inflicted gunshot wound - January 25, 1995
   
Savannah Self-inflicted gunshot wound – July 11, 1994
   
Rod Phillips Drug overdose/suicide  as he lay dying of AIDS – June 7, 1993

   
Celia Young Method unknown - 1992

   
Nancee Kellee

Daughter of actor Jerry Van Dyke self-inflicted asphyxiation by hanging – November, 1991

   
Alan Lambert

Self-inflicted gunshot wound - December, 1992


   
Megan Leigh Self-inflicted gunshot wound – June 16, 1990
   
Kristine Heller Method unknown - 1989

   
Kyle Carrington Method unknown - 1989
   
Shauna Grant

Self-inflicted gunshot wound - March 23, 1984

   
British porn star Mary Millington

Method uknown - August 19, 1979

   
Melba Bruce Method uknown - 1977
   
Claudia Fielers

Method and date unknown.

   
Lynn Tars Method and date unknown.

   
Andy Mantegna Method and date unknown.
   
Susanna Britton Method and date unknown.

   

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