Famous Individuals who have filed for Bankruptcy ProtectionLionel Bart - British composer-lyricist-playwright (1972).
Kim Basinger - Oscar-winning actress (1993).
Jay Black - rock star, lead member of Jay and the Americans (1986).
Lorraine Bracco - Oscar-nominated actress (1999).
Matthew Brady - portrait/U.S. Civil War photographer (1872).
Toni Braxton - rock star (1998).
Anita Bryant - singer (twice: 1997 and 2001).
George Clinton - rock star (1984).
Samuel L. Clemens ("Mark Twain") - best-selling American author-humorist (1894).
Natalie Cole - singer (19__).
Gary Coleman - actor (1999).
Concrete Blonde - rock group (19__).
John Connally - former Texas governor (1987).
Francis Ford Coppola - Oscar-winning film writer-director-producer (1990).
Cathy Lee Crosby - actress; American author (1992).
Vic Damone - singer (1971).
Dorothy Dandridge - Oscar-nominated actress-singer (1963).
Lee de Forest - Oscar-winning film/sound synchronization pioneer; producer (1937).
Dino De Laurentis - Oscar-winning film producer (1988).
Walt Disney - Oscar-winning film producer; animation & theme park pioneer (1923).
Eddy "the Eagle" Edwards - Great Britain's first Olympic ski jumper (1991).
Keith Famie - Survivor II: The Australian Outback contestant (1997).
Mick Fleetwood - rock star; lead member of "Fleetwood Mac" (1984).
Heidi Fleiss - Clothing line founder; American author (1999).
William Fox - co-founder of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation (1936).
Marvin Gaye - singer (mid-late 1970s).
Andy Gibb - rock star (1987).
Ulysses S. Grant - 18th U.S. President; Civil War general; best-selling American author; face is pictured on the U.S. fifty dollar bill (1884, after leaving office).
Elizabeth Ward Gracen - actress; model; Miss America 1982 (1999).
Bob Guccione - publisher and founder of Penthouse magazine (2003).
Merle Haggard - country music star (1993).
Corey Haim - actor (1997).
Dorothy Hamill - Olympic gold-medal ice-skater (1996).
M.C. Hammer - rock star (1996).
Richard Harris - Oscar-nominated actor-producer-director (twice bankrupt).
Isaac Hayes - Oscar-winning songwriter-composer-musician-singer (1976).
Sherman Hemsley - actor (2002).
Ron Isley - rhythm-and-blues singer (mid-late 1990s).
La Toya Jackson - rock star (1995).
Don Johnson - actor-producer (2004).
Janice-Marie Johnson - rock star/disco diva (1980s).
Kacey Jones - country music star; musical humorist (19__).
Clay Jordan - Survivor V: Thailand contestant; restaurateur (2001).
Chaka Kahn - rock star (19__).
Larry King - talk-show host; best-selling American author (1978).
Bowie Kuhn - former U.S. baseball commissioner (19__).
Gary Kurtz - Oscar-nominated film producer (Star Wars, American Graffiti) (19__).
Veronica Lake - actress (1951).
Cyndi Lauper - rock star (1983).
Stan Lee - comic book industry pioneer (Spider Man,The Incredible Hulk,The X-Men,) (2001).
Joanne Lopes and Jorge Lopes - Big Game multi-state Lotto jackpot winners in 2002 in the U.S. (2001).
Meat Loaf - rock star (1983).
Ashley MacIsaac - musician-fiddler (2000).
Mindy McCready - country music star (1997).
Melba Moore - singer-actress (1990s).
Debelah Morgan - singer-songwriter-producer (2000).
Lorrie Morgan - country music star; American author (19__).
Motor City Five/MC5 - rock group of the 1960s (1970).
Willie Nelson - singer-songwriter-actor; American author (1990).
Wayne Newton - singer-actor-entertainer (1992).
Immanuel Nobel - father of manufacturer-philanthropist Alfred Nobel, who founded the Nobel Prizes (twice: 1833/year Alfred was born; 1856/when Alfred was 23).
Mary Nolan - actress (1931).
Johnny Paycheck - country music star (1976).
Tom Petty - rock star (1979).
Susan Powter - exercise/fitness expert; talk-show host; best-selling American author (1995).
Burt Prelutsky - American television writer; screenwriter (1997).
Burt Reynolds - Oscar-nominated actor-director (1995).
Debbie Reynolds - Oscar-nominated actress-singer (1997).
Mickey Rooney - Oscar-nominated actor (1962).
Harry Saltzman - film producer (James Bond movies) (1975).
Ray Sawyer - rock star; member of Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show (1973).
Shenandoah - country music band (1991).
Anna Nicole Smith - model-actress; 1993 Playboy magazine "Playmate of the Year" (1996).
Lynne Spears - mother of rock star Britney Spears (1998; filed with husband James prior to Britney's stardom).
J. Fife Symington - Governor of Arizona (1995, while still in office).
TLC - rock group (1995).
Mike Tyson - boxer (2003).
Tammy Wynette - country music star (1988).