Leon Uris’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 31, 1924

Death Date

Jun 21, 2003

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 21, 2003



The novelist Leon Uris died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American author of historical fiction, he is best known for Exodus (1958), which deals with the founding of the State of Israel, and Trinity (1976), which is set in a turbulent time in Ireland’s history. His other works include Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin (1963) and Mila 18 (1961).

He was born into a Jewish family in Baltimore, Maryland. His father was a Polish immigrant, and his mother was the daughter of Russian immigrants.

He was 78. The cause was renal failure, his former wife, the photographer Jill Uris, said today.



It is extremely important to know what you don’t want to find.


I do not write for an audience.


I enjoy writing, sometimes; I think that most writers will tell you about the agony of writing more than the joy of writing, but writing is what I was meant to do.


Writing, basically breaks down to relationships between people and that is what you write about.


I have been writing for 50 years and readers still read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps.