Hume Cronyn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 18, 1911

Death Date

Jun 15, 2003

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 15, 2003


Movie Actor

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

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor, screenwriter, and director who starred in Cocoon and its sequel. As a stage actor, he won a Tony Award for his role in 1964’s Hamlet.

He married actress and co-star Jessica Tandy, in 1942 and they remained married until her death in 1994.

Hume Cronyn, a two-time Tony Award winner who often acted with his wife, the late Jessica Tandy, died of cancer June 15 at his home in Fairfield, CT. Mr. Cronyn, 91, a stage and film actor, got a boost of international attention late in his career when he starred with his wife in the movie “Cocoon” and its sequel.



The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.


I don’t mind playing absolute bastards… I just don’t want to play the grouch.


I do a lot of planning and plotting. That’s my greatest weakness. If I’m not terribly careful, I’ll plan to a point where it could come out cut and dried.


I try to read everything that’s sent me – play scripts, movie scripts – but I’ve had to make a rule. If the author hasn’t grabbed me by Page 25, the piece goes back with a note of apology.


Look, you do the bloody well best you can. You fumble. You make mistakes.