Clay Felker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 2, 1945

Death Date

Jul 1, 2008

Age of Death

62 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jul 1, 2008



The journalist Clay Felker died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Journalist and editor who established the influential New York Magazine and left an indelible mark on American journalism. Over the course of his career, he worked for The New York Herald Tribune and edited The Village Voice.

He was once married to screen actress Pamela Tiffin. His other marriages were to Leslie Blatt and journalist Gail Sheehy.

Felker, the pioneering editor who founded New York magazine and helped launch the new journalism of the 1960s, with its novelistic techniques and strong point of view, died July 1 at his Manhattan home at 82. He had battled throat cancer in recent years.