Tony Hancock, an English actor/comedian pictured above with a cup of coffee for the T Stands for Tuesday blog gathering, killed himself on June 25, 1968, at the age of 44, leaving a note that said in part, "Things just seemed to go too wrong too many times". Tragic. You hafta wish he'd found a way through that crisis. Here's a 10-minute video segment exploring his decline and death:
He had a BBC tv series, and here's a classic episode from 1961, The Blood Donor:
It has aged remarkably well. Timeless.