Fred Gwynne's Death

Born (Birthday) July 10, 1926

Death Date July 2, 1993

Age of Death 66 years

Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death Taneytown, Maryland, United States

Place of Burial Sandy Mount United Methodist Church Cemetery, Finksburg, Maryland, United States

Profession TV Actor

The tv actor Fred Gwynne died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor who played the role of Herman Munster in The Munsters and was also a fine artist.

He married Jean Reynard in 1952, and the couple had five children before divorcing in 1980.

How did Fred Gwynne die?

On July 2, 1993, Fred Gwynne died in the cigar room at his home in Taneytown, Maryland, only eight days after his 67th birthday.

He died of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Where is Fred Gwynne buried?

Gwynne’s final resting place is at Sandy Mount United Methodist Church Cemetery in Finksburg, Maryland.



“When I was a teenager, I wanted to be a portrait painter. As I got to be older, I realized that as a portrait painter I wouldn’t be able to support a goldfish.” (Fred Gwynne)

Fred Gwynne Death Cause and Date

“I decided to take a stab at acting. I entered the American Academy of Dramatic Art, where one teacher told me I’d never make it – I was too tall.” (Fred Gwynne)

Fred Gwynne Death Cause and Date