Dorothy Kilgallen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 3, 1913

Death Date

Nov 8, 1965

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death

Drug Overdose

Place of Death

Nov 8, 1965



The journalist Dorothy Kilgallen died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former journalist and What’s My Line? game show panelist. Her newspaper column, The Voice of Broadway, was spread through nearly 150 newspapers across the globe.

She was married to Richard Kollmar until her death in 1965. The couple had three children together: Jill, Dickie, and Kerry.



“I don’t need a psychiatrist. I’m Catholic.” (Dorothy Kilgallen)


“My children have no prejudices at all. My own brother-in-law is Jewish!” (Dorothy Kilgallen)


“I actually turned down an opportunity for a private interview with Adolph Hitler.” (Dorothy Kilgallen)


“I’m off to race around the world – a race against time and two men. I know I can beat time. I hope I can beat the men.” (Dorothy Kilgallen)


“Things said to a reporter in confidence should be kept in confidence.” (Dorothy Kilgallen)