Sarah Bernhardt c. 22/23 October 1844 – 26 March 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as "the most famous actress the world has ever known". Bernhardt made her fame on the stages of France in the 1870s, and was soon in demand in Europe and the Americas. She developed a reputation as a serious dramatic actress, earning the nickname "The Divine Sarah."
Poet/author Sylvia Plath and future Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, 1956. Plath committed suicide at age 30 and their son committed suicide at age 47.