Anna Nicole Smith

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Anna Nicole Smith

Smith on the red carpet at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards in Sydney, Australia
Born Vickie Lynn Hogan
November 28, 1967(1967-11-28)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died February 8, 2007(2007-02-08) (aged 39)
Hollywood, Florida, U.S.
Cause of death Drug overdose
Nationality American
Other names Vickie Lynn Marshall (when married to Marshall),
Vickie Lynn Smith,
Vickie Smith (early Playboy career),
Nikki Hart (legalized name change)
Occupation model, actress, television personality
Years active 1991–2007
Spouse Billy Smith (1985–1993; divorced)
J. Howard Marshall II; widowed (1994–1995)
Howard K. Stern (2006–2007; her death)
Children Daniel Wayne Smith (1986–2006)
Dannielynn Hope Birkhead (b. 2006)
Website
www.annanicole.com

Anna Nicole Smith (November 28, 1967 – February 8, 2007)[1][2] was an American model, actress and celebrity. She first became popular as Playboy magazine's 1993 Playmate of the Year.

Early life[change | change source]

She was born Vickie Lynn Hogan in Houston, Texas.

Death[change | change source]

On February 8, 2007, Smith was found in a hotel room in Hollywood, Florida. At 1:38 p.m. (18:38 UTC) a nurse called 911. At 1:45 p.m. a bodyguard gave her CPR before she was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead at 2:49 p.m. Her death was caused by an accidental overdose.

Smith was addicted to prescription medications. A psychiatrist said in court in 2010 that she was a member of hospital staff in 2006, when Smith was a patient. The psychiatrist said Smith had borderline personality disorder.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Reality star Anna Nicole Smith dies after collapse". CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/TV/02/08/anna.nicole.collapses/index.html. Retrieved 2007-02-08.
  2. "Former Playmate Smith dies at 39". BBC. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6344725.stm. Retrieved 20007-02-09.
  3. Smith had BPD

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