Danny Kaye’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 18, 1911

Death Date

Mar 3, 1987

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Mar 3, 1987


Movie Actor

The movie actor Danny Kaye died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor, comedian, singer, and dancer who starred in White Christmas in 1954 and won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1981. His best known movies include 1947’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and The Court Jester.

He married Sylvia Fine on January 1940, and their marriage lasted until his death in 1987. They had one daughter together named Dena Kaye.



“I believe deeply that children are more powerful than oil, more beautiful than rivers, more precious than any other natural resource a country can have.” (Danny Kaye)


“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” (Danny Kaye)


“You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway.” (Danny Kaye)


“I wasn’t born a fool. It took work to get this way.” (Danny Kaye)


“I’m just an entertainer. All I want to be is funny. I never aspired to play Hamlet.” (Danny Kaye)