In the 1990s Angelina Jolie tried to hire a hitman to kill her and he convinced her to live instead.
In 2001, while promoting Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Angelina spoke to IMDb about her suicidal thoughts and how she decided to kill herself by hiring a hitman:
This is going to sound insane but there was a time I was going to hire somebody to kill me. The person spoke very sweetly to me, he made me think about it for a month. And after a month other things changed in my life and I was surviving again.
When asked why she chose to hire someone instead of doing it herself she said:
With suicide comes all the guilt of people around you thinking they could have done something. With somebody being murdered, nobody takes some kind of guilty responsibility.