The author dealt with alcoholism early in life and even delivered his mother's eulogy while intoxicated, according to reports. He has since kicked the habit and is one of the world's most respected writers.
Since Hollywood loves a comeback, the actor has been the poster boy for overcoming addiction to alcohol and other substances. He is as famous for surviving his addictions as he his for his roles, which is a double-edged sword of sorts.
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Her alcohol problems killed her career. In the mid-'00s, she had multiple arrests, DUIs and rehab stints. She may have recovered, which is often debatable, given her antics, but her career hasn't.