If you do feel depressed, you’re not alone.
Many famous people have struggled with depression – some more succesfully than others. And although some would claim that depression was a part of their genius, or gave them something extra, most people want to get rid of it and feel “normal”.
Actors | Artists | Composers | Musicians | Poets | Royalty | Writers
Actors and directors
Roseanne Arnold, Jim Carrey, Francis Ford Coppola, Harrison Ford, Hugh Laurie, Spike Mulligan, Brooke Shields, Ted Turner, Robin Williams
Paul Gauguin, Edward Lear, Michelangelo, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Ludwig von Beethoven, Irving Berlin, Noel Coward, George Frederic Handel, Gustav Holst, Sergey Rachmaninoff, Giocchino Rossini, Robert Schumann, Peter Tchaikovsky
Sheryl Crow, John Denver, Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel, Axl Rose
William Blake, Robert Burns, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, T.S. Eliot, Victor Hugo, Samuel Johnson, John Keats, Sylvia Plath, Edgar Allan Poe, Ezra Pound, Anne Sexton, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Tennyson, Dylan Thomas, Walt Whitman
Diana, Princess of Wales; Queen Victoria
James Barrie, William Faulkner , F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Henry James, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, Isak Dinesen, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Anne Rice, Mary Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, Amy Tan, Leo Tolstoy, Mary Wollstonecraft