Elliott Smith Rank
About Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who began his career with the rock band Heatmiser before launching his solo career in 1994. He was catapulted into the limelight with his 1997 hit song Miss Misery, which appeared in the soundtrack for the 1997 film Good Will Hunting and earned him an Oscar Award nomination. He died tragically at the age of 34 from multiple stab wounds to his chest.
In 1998, he attempted committing suicide by getting heavily intoxicated and jumping off a cliff. He was however saved from death after a tree broke his fall.
He struggled a lot with depression and an addiction to alcohol and drugs.
Up until today, it is still not totally clear whether his death was as a result of a suicide or homicide.
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Elliott Smith's Popularity
Elliott Smith was a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on August 6, 1969. As a person born on this date, Elliott Smith is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 6) and the 65th most popular for the year (1969).
People born on August 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Elliott Smith is the 615th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Elliott Smith's birthday, Elliott Smith is the 4229th most famous American and ranks 15th in famous people born in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
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