Carole Landis - 40's Film Actress. Successful onscreen, but off-screen, her life was a mess. She entered into a series of doomed relationships & marriages. Her last relationship was a romance with actor Rex Harrison, who was then married to actress Lilli Palmer. Landis was reportedly crushed when Harrison refused to divorce his wife for her. Unable to cope any longer, she committed suicide in her Pacific Palisades home at 1465 Capri Drive by taking an overdose of Seconal. She was only 29.