Flip Wilson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 8, 1933

Death Date

Nov 25, 1998

Age of Death

64 years

Cause of Death

Liver Cancer

Place of Death

Malibu,  California,  United States


Tv Actor

The tv actor Flip Wilson died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Two-time Emmy Award-winning African American comedian who often played the sassy Geraldine on the television variety show, The Flip Wilson Show.

He married first wife, Lovenia Patricia Wilson in 1957 and they divorced after 10 years. He would remarry and divorce over a decade later with Tuanchai MacKenzie.

What happened to Flip Wilson?

On November 25, 1998, Wilson died from liver cancer in Malibu, California, aged 64.

Where is Flip Wilson buried?

The comedian was cremated at Westwood Village Memorial Park, and his ashes were scattered at sea off the beach at Malibu in the Pacific Ocean.



“If I could marry my motorcycle, I’d roll her right up to the altar.”

Flip Wilson

“The devil made me do it.”

Flip Wilson

“My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.”

Flip Wilson

“Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don’t get sick you’re missing half the fun.”

Flip Wilson

“The secret of my success with Geraldine is that she’s not a putdown of women. She’s smart, she’s trustful, she’s loyal, she’s sassy.”

Flip Wilson