James Stewart’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

July 2, 1997

Age of Death

89 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Movie Actor

The movie actor James Stewart died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Earned a Best Actor Academy Award for his role in the 1940 film The Philadelphia Story. He was also nominated for an Oscar for his starring role in the 1946 Christmas film It’s A Wonderful Life. He gave memorable performances in several Alfred Hitchcock’s films, including: Rear Window, Vertigo, and The Man Who Knew Too Much.

He had four children with Gloria Hatrick McLean, whom he was married to from 1949 until her death in 1994.



“When it came to kissing, Harlow was the best.” (James Stewart)


“Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners.” (James Stewart)


“I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I’d done theatricals in college, but I’d done them because it was fun.” (James Stewart)


“It’s well done if you can do a part and not have the acting show.” (James Stewart)


“I’ve wrestled with reality for 35 years, and I’m happy, Doctor, I finally won out over it.” (James Stewart)