DeForest Kelley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 20, 1920

Death Date

June 11, 1999

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Stomach Cancer


TV Actor

The tv actor DeForest Kelley died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Played the role of Dr. McCoy on the original Star Trek series after beginning his career with roles in the films Fear in the Night and Variety Girl.

He married Carolyn Dowling in 1945.



“I have no aspiration whatsoever to be the next great leading man.” (DeForest Kelley)


“The most important influence in my childhood was my father.” (DeForest Kelley)


“You see, I was the son of a baptist minister.” (DeForest Kelley)


“I have been exposed to a great amount of temptation throughout the course of my career.” (DeForest Kelley)


“My father started me singing in church.” (DeForest Kelley)