Malik Bendjelloul

 

 

 

Age: 36

 

Summary: Swedish cash-strapped filmmaker who shot to Hollywood stardom overnight in 2013 with the Oscar-winning music documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which details about an obscure Mexican-American folk-rocker who became a cult hero in apartheid-era South Africa.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by unknown method

 

Born: September 14, 1977

 

Died: May 13, 2014

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden