Hedy Lamarr’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) November 9, 1914

Death Date January 19, 2000

Age of Death 85 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Place of Death Casselberry, Florida, United States

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Hedy Lamarr died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Hollywood actress well-known for her roles in Ecstasy in 1933 and Samson and Delilah in 1949. She appeared in Boom Town and Comrade X with Clark Gable.

She married six times. Her longest marriage, which lasted seven years, was to W. Howard Lee and began in 1953. She had two sons and a daughter.

Later years

During the last decades of her life, Lamarr relied solely on the telephone to communicate with the outside world, including her children and close friends. She would spend up to six or seven hours a day talking on the phone, but in her final years, she hardly spent any time with anyone in person.


Lamarr died in Casselberry, Florida, on January 19, 2000, of heart disease, aged 85.


Her son Anthony Loder spread her ashes in Austria’s Vienna Woods by her last wishes, returning the actress to her place of origin.


In 2014, a memorial was unveiled in Vienna’s Central Cemetery where Lamarr’s remaining ashes were interred.

Hedy Lamarr memorial
On the memorial to Hedy Lamarr at Vienna’s Central Cemetery, we can read one of her quotes: “Films have a certain place in a certain time period. Technology is forever.”



"All creative people want to do the unexpected."

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"Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake."

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"Jack Kennedy always said to me, Hedy, get involved. That's the secret of life. Try everything. Join everything. Meet everybody."

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"Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15."

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"I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way."

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