Kenneth Williams’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 22, 1926

Death Date

Apr 15, 1988

Age of Death

62 years

Cause of Death

Drug Overdose

Place of Death

Apr 15, 1988



The comedian Kenneth Williams died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English comic actor who is known for his work in 26 films of the ‘Carry On’ series. He also worked with Tony Hancock and Kenneth Horne in numerous television shows and radio comedies.

His father, Charles Williams, was a barber; his mother, Louisa, had mothered a half-sister, Alice Patricia, before marrying his father; he had a difficult relationship with his father, mainly because he felt the man was homophobic and selfish.



“We know grooming is important for people. To get their hair done, to get makeup and things like that – that makes a person feel better.” (Kenneth Williams)


“A fan club is a group of people who tell an actor he’s not alone in the way he feels about himself.” (Kenneth Williams)


“The nice thing about quotes is that they give us a nodding acquaintance with the originator which is often socially impressive.” (Kenneth Williams)


“It was Noel Coward whose technique I envied and tried to emulate. I collected all his records and writing.” (Kenneth Williams)


“I found that if I got up on the stage to entertain the troops I could make them shut up and look.” (Kenneth Williams)