Barbara Stanwyck's Death

Born (Birthday) July 16, 1907

Death Date January 20, 1990

Age of Death 82 years

Causes of Death Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

Place of Death Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, California, United States

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Barbara Stanwyck died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American actress who made eighty-five films in Hollywood throughout her career. She eventually turned from film to a TV career and appeared in The Big Valley and The Thorn Birds. The American Film Institute has named her the eleventh greatest classic Hollywood actress of all time.

She had four older siblings. She married and divorced twice, first to Frank Fay and then to Robert Taylor. She adopted a child in 1932 with her first husband.


Stanwyck died on January 20, 1990, at 82, from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.


She had indicated that she wanted no funeral service. By her wishes, her remains were cremated, and the ashes scattered from a helicopter over Lone Pine, California, where she had made some of her Western films.



“Egotism – usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.”

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“My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.”

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“I’m now the Lord of the Brighton Manor.”

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