Gene Autry’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 29, 1907

Death Date

Oct 2, 1998

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Lymphoma

Place of Death

Oct 2, 1998

Profession

Movie Actor

The movie actor Gene Autry died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor and singer known as The Singing Cowboy for his appearances in ninety-three movies and ninety-one TV productions. His roles as honest American heros earned him a reputation as one of country music’s most prominent figures.

His grandfather was a Methodist preacher. His parents were Delbert and Einora. He was married to Jimmy Long’s niece, May Spivey, from 1932 until her death in 1980.

Quotes

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“Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne – these men had the code of the West.” (Chuck Norris)

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“I thought I’d gone to heaven, because I grew up watching Roy and Gene Autry.” (Lee Majors)

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“Even by the time I was four or five, I had Gene Autry records.” (Robert Quine)

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“Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke – Go and have a look in my bedroom, It’s covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.” (Ringo Starr)

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“Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans – these people are giants, legends; their names are household words. Of course, so’s Jell-O.” (Norm Crosby)