James Coburn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

November 18, 2002

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Movie Actor

The movie actor James Coburn died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He appeared in many action films, including the spy spoof movie Our Man Flint. He played Britt in the 1960 classic film The Magnificent Seven. 

His first marriage lasted from 1959 to 1979.



“It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs.” (James Coburn)


“First job I went out on in new York I got, and when I came back, the first job I went out on, I got.” (James Coburn)


“Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent.” (James Coburn)


“Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn’t want to be a part of that. I don’t like ‘popular.'” (James Coburn)