Heather O’Rourke’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 27, 1975

Death Date

Feb 1, 1988

Age of Death

12 years

Cause of Death

Cardiac Arrest

Place of Death

Feb 1, 1988


Movie Actress

The movie actress Heather O’Rourke died at the age of 12. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Child actress who starred as Carol Anne Freeling in Poltergeist and its sequels who tragically died at age 12.

Her mother’s name is Kathleen. She had a sister named Tammy.



“I did a picture for the First Barbie doll box.” (Heather O’Rourke)


“I have a St. Bernard named B.” (Heather O’Rourke)


“They used a doll when I fall through the ceiling.” (Heather O’Rourke)


“I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike.” (Heather O’Rourke)


“My Panasonic typewriter can make graphs. It types in four different colors.” (Heather O’Rourke)