Ed Bishop's Death

Born (Birthday) 19320611

Death Date June 8, 2005

Age of Death 72 years

Cause of Death Chest Infection

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Ed Bishop died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his small roles in such classic films as 2001: A Space Odyssey and You Only Live Twice (a James Bond film), he also appeared as Commander Ed Straker in an early 1970s science fiction series called UFO.

Over the course of his three marriages, he had four children (all with his second wife, Hilary Preen).

Bishop died on 8 June 2005 at the age of 72, three days before his 73rd birthday, and five days after the death of his UFO co-star Michael Billington. He succumbed to a chest infection contracted while undergoing treatment for leukemia.