Jack Lemmon’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

June 27, 2001

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Colon Cancer


TV Actor

The tv actor Jack Lemmon died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American actor and musician best known for starring opposite Walter Matthau in the 1968 comedy The Odd Couple. He earned Academy Awards for his roles in Mister Roberts and Save the Tiger. He also contributed music to the soundtracks of several of his films, notably Some Like It Hot, which also starred Marilyn Monroe.

He married Cynthia Stone, and the couple had a son in 1954 named Chris. He later married Felicia Farr and the couple had a daughter.



“If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.” (Jack Lemmon)


“It’s hard enough to write a good drama, it’s much harder to write a good comedy, and it’s hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.” (Jack Lemmon)


“Stay humble. Always answer your phone – no matter who else is in the car.” (Jack Lemmon)


“I think it’s great fun sometimes when I am playing golf, just to give it a little uch, is to bet the other guy five bucks a hole or something like that.” (Jack Lemmon)


“I think luck is a great part of it because I think that the particular makeup of the person that you are attracted to, and that you fall in love with, is very important. Even down to that old bromide of a sense of humor and all of that.” (Jack Lemmon)