Fred Rogers’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 20, 1928

Death Date

February 27, 2003

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Stomach Cancer


TV Actor

The tv actor Fred Rogers died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Educator who shared his TV neighborhood with generations of children on the television show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

He married Sara Joanne Byrd in 1952, and the couple had two sons named James and John.



“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” (Fred Rogers)


“The number 143 means ‘I love you.’ It takes one letter to say ‘I’ and four letters to say ‘love’ and three letters to say ‘you.’ One hundred and forty-three. ‘I love you.’ Isn’t that wonderful?” (Fred Rogers)


“One of the most important gifts a parent can give a child is the gift of accepting that child’s uniqueness.” (Fred Rogers)


“Deep and simple are far, far more important than shallow and complicated and fancy.” (Fred Rogers)


“It’s not the honors and not the titles and not the power that is of ultimate importance. It’s what resides inside.” (Fred Rogers)