Les Dawson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 2, 1931

Death Date

Jun 10, 1993

Age of Death

62 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Jun 10, 1993



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

Biography - A Short Wiki

British comedian who starred in ‘The Les Dawson Show.’ He had a deadpan style of humor and was known for making jokes about his wife and mother-in law.

He had three children with his wife Margaret, who he was married to from 1960 until her death in 1986 from cancer. In 1989 he married his second wife Tracy. They had a daughter, Charlotte, together in 1992.



“In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought… I must put a roof on this toilet.” (Les Dawson)


“My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in.” (Les Dawson)


“The mother-in-law is the centre of a family.” (Les Dawson)


“When we were courting, I told my wife: ‘I could live in your eyes.’ She said: ‘You’d be at home; there’s a stye in one of them.'” (Les Dawson)


“My mother-in-law said, ‘One day I will dance on your grave.’ I said ‘I hope you do; I will be buried at sea.'” (Les Dawson)