Frank Capra’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 18, 1897

Death Date

Sep 3, 1991

Age of Death

94 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Sep 3, 1991



The director Frank Capra died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Celebrated director whose film It Happened One Night became the first film to win all 5 top Oscars: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay. His other notable films include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, You Can’t Take It With You and It’s a Wonderful Life.

He married second wife Lucille Warner in 1928. He had four children with her, including Frank Capra, Jr.



“Don’t follow trends, start trends.” (Frank Capra)


“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.” (Frank Capra)


“Scriptwriting is the toughest part of the whole racket… the least understood and the least noticed.” (Frank Capra)


“I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.” (Frank Capra)


“Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.” (Frank Capra)