Jean Hersholt Death Cause and Date

Jean Hersholt's Death

Born (Birthday) July 12, 1886

Death Date June 2, 1956

Age of Death 69 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Jean Hersholt died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Danish actor regarded for his 17 years of starring on the radio show Dr. Christian and for his dedication to the film industry. Two of his most famous film roles were as Marcus Schouler in Greed and as Shirley Temple’s grandfather in Heidi.

He was married to Via Hersholt from 1914 until he passed away, and he was survived by his two children, Jean Jr. and Allan.