James Cagney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 17, 1899

Death Date

Mar 30, 1986

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Mar 30, 1986


Movie Actor

The movie actor James Cagney died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Tough-guy actor who won an Oscar for his role as George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. He gained additional fame for his roles in Angeles With Dirty Faces and Love Me or Leave Me.

He married dancer Frances Willard Vernon in September 1922.



“You dirty, double-crossing rat.” (James Cagney)


“I got a part as a chorus girl in a show called Every Sailor and I had fun doing it. Mother didn’t really approve of it, through.” (James Cagney)


“My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking.” (James Cagney)


“Perhaps people, and kids especially, are spoiled today, because all the kids today have cars, it seems. When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.” (James Cagney)