Bettie Page was a pin-up model in the 1950s. She quit the business and started a religious path in life. Sometime in the late 1960s - early 1970s her life started to fall apart. She had several violent episodes and was diagnosed schizophrenic.
During the height of her popularity and resurgence in the 1980s and 1990s, she was serving time in a mental home for multiple stabbings where she was found legally insane. She left mental facilities in 1992, never knowing of her popularity until a few years before her death in 2008.