Famous People With Schizophrenia

Actress Gene Tierney had schizophrenia
Actress Gene Tierney
Schizophrenia is considered one of the more serious types of mental illness. People with schizophrenia often have to deal with hallucinations and delusions. They often see horrible things that are not there, and hear multiple negative voices in their heads. One can only try and imagine how difficult and challenging life must be for those who suffer with schizophrenia. Here is a list of famous people who were either known to, or were widely thought to suffer from schizophrenia.

Pianist and Composer John Ogdon has Schizophrenia
Pianist/Composer John Ogdon

Brian Wilson of the famous group the Beach Boys has schizophrenia
The Beach Boys Brian Wilson

Actress Veronica Lake had Schizophrenia
Actress Veronica Lake

Mary Todd Lincoln had schizophrenia
Mary Todd Lincoln
Record Producer/Songwriter Joe Meek had schizophrenia
Record Producer/Songwriter Joe Meek

Renown Rock Drummer Jim Gordon has schizophrenia
Renown Rock Drummer Jim Gordon
British Archeologist Katherine Routledge had schizophrenia
British Archeologist Katherine Routledge
Musician/Artist Wesley Willis had schizophrenia
Musician/Artist Wesley Willis

Musician Tom Harrell has schizophrenia
Musician Tom Harrell
Law Professor Elyn Saks has schizophrenia
Law Professor Elyn Saks

NFL Player Lionel Aldridge had schizophrenia
NFL Player Lionel Aldridge
Syd Barrett of Rock Band Pink Floyd had schizophrenia
Syd Barrett of Rock Band Pink Floyd
Actor/Comdian Darrell Hammond has schizophrenia
Actor/Comedian Darrell Hammond
Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac
Australian Author Will Elliott has schizophrenia
Australian Author Will Elliott
American Mathematician John Nash has Schizophrenia
American Mathematician John Nash

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