Owen Wilson was hospitalized in 2010 following a reported suicide attempt.
An attorney reports the actor slit his wrists, and that he had been taking anti-depressants. Wilson has reportedly also had drug abuse problems in the past.
He is far from alone.
According to the online listing “Famous People Who Have Suffered from Depression or Manic-Depression,” people in the arts who have declared publicly they have had depression include:
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Sheryl Crow; Ellen DeGeneres; Charles Dickens, Patty Duke; Connie Francis; Mariette Hartley; Margot Kidder; Kristy McNichol; Kate Millett; Sinead O’Connor; Marie Osmond; Dolly Parton; Bonnie Raitt; Jeannie C. Riley; Roseanne, Axl Rose, Winona Ryder, Francesco Scavullo, Lili Taylor, Tom Waits, Robin Williams and many others.
From my article Depression and Creativity.