Audie Murphy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 10, 1924

Death Date

May 28, 1971

Age of Death

46 years


War Hero

The war hero Audie Murphy died at the age of 46. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Highly decorated U.S. WWII hero who later became an action movie star. He was decorated with three Purple Hearts, two Silver Stars, an Expert Badge with Boyonet, and the Medal of Honor – every honor available from the U.S. Army. 

He was married three times. He had two sons with his third wife, Pamela Archer.



“They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that.” (Audie Murphy)


“Lead from the front.” (Audie Murphy)


“I’m glad that it didn’t take as long to get Shepard off the ground as it’s taken this series. I’d begun to think the Congo would be ahead of us in the space race before Whispering Smith ever got on the air.” (Audie Murphy)


“I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again.” (Audie Murphy)