17 Celebrity Men Who Opened Up About Their Depression

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1. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Dwayne spoke about his own experience of depression on Oprah's Master Class.

Dwayne spoke about his own experience of depression on Oprah’s Master Class.

2. Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller wrote about his struggle with depression when a meme mocking his weight went viral.

Wentworth Miller wrote about his struggle with depression when a meme mocking his weight went viral.

3. Buzz Aldrin

Following the death of Robin Williams, Aldrin wrote about his own depression.

Following the death of Robin Williams, Aldrin wrote about his own depression.

4. Leonard Cohen

In an interview, Cohen mentioned that he felt his depression needed to be "addressed on the fundamental level of consciousness."

In an interview, Cohen mentioned that he felt his depression needed to be “addressed on the fundamental level of consciousness.”

5. Wayne Brady

Comedian Wayne Brady opened up about his depression in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.

Comedian Wayne Brady opened up about his depression in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.

6. Jon Hamm

The actor discussed taking antidepressants and receiving therapy in an interview with The Guardian.

The actor discussed taking antidepressants and receiving therapy in an interview with The Guardian.

7. David Letterman

Speaking to Bloomberg, Letterman talked about his history of depression and how he came to start taking medication.

Speaking to Bloomberg, Letterman talked about his history of depression and how he came to start taking medication.

8. Brad Pitt

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Pitt discussed how he dealt with depression in the '90s.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Pitt discussed how he dealt with depression in the ’90s.

9. Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin talked about his experience with depression in a conversation with Dick Cavett for the New York Times.

Alec Baldwin talked about his experience with depression in a conversation with Dick Cavett for the New York Times.

10. Jim Carrey

During an interview with correspondent Steve Kroft, Jim Carrey opened up about having taken medication for his depression.

During an interview with correspondent Steve Kroft, Jim Carrey opened up about having taken medication for his depression.

11. Kendrick Lamar

In a radio interview with 93.7 The Beat, Lamar talked in detail about depression and its influence on his music.

In a radio interview with 93.7 The Beat, Lamar talked in detail about depression and its influence on his music.

12. Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins told The Independent that his wife saved him from depression.

Anthony Hopkins told The Independent that his wife saved him from depression.

13. Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor discussed coming to terms with his depression in an interview with The Guardian.

Trent Reznor discussed coming to terms with his depression in an interview with The Guardian.

14. Zach Braff

Zach Braff talked about his battle with depression in an interview with The Jewish Chronicle.

Zach Braff talked about his battle with depression in an interview with The Jewish Chronicle.

15. Conan O’Brien

In an interview with Howard Stern, O'Brien discussed getting help for depression.

In an interview with Howard Stern, O’Brien discussed getting help for depression.

16. Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton often writes about his own experiences with depression on his website.

Wil Wheaton often writes about his own experiences with depression on his website.

17. Jared Padalecki

Supernatural actor Jared Padalecki is a vocal supporter of mental health awareness with his Always Keep Fighting campaign, and regularly talks candidly about his own depression.

Supernatural actor Jared Padalecki is a vocal supporter of mental health awareness with his Always Keep Fighting campaign, and regularly talks candidly about his own depression.

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