Bob Fosse’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 23, 1927

Death Date

Sep 23, 1987

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Sep 23, 1987



The director Bob Fosse died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Choreographer and director of the 1972 film Cabaret, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing. He also directed the films Sweet Charity (1969), Lenny (1974) and All That Jazz (1979).

He married first wife Mary Ann Niles in 1947, second wife Joan McCracken in 1951, and actress Gwen Verdon on April 3, 1960. He had a daughter named Nicole.



“If you think you can do better, then do better. Don’t compete with anyone; just yourself.” (Bob Fosse)


“Life is just a bowl of cherries, don’t take it serious, its mysterious. Life is just a bowl of cherries, so live and laugh and laugh at love, love a laugh, laugh and love.” (Bob Fosse)


“Choreography is writing on your feet.” (Bob Fosse)


“I thank God that I wasn’t born perfect.” (Bob Fosse)


“My life is an open pamphlet.” (Bob Fosse)