Louise Brooks’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 14, 1906

Death Date

Aug 8, 1985

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Aug 8, 1985


Movie Actress

The movie actress Louise Brooks died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

She gained fame for playing the lead in the 1929 films Pandora’s Box and Diary of a Lost Girl. She also appeared in the 1930 film Prix de Beauté.

Her sexuality was much speculated-on due to her admission that she had several dalliances with women, including actress Greta Garbo.



“In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.” (Louise Brooks)


“The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.” (Louise Brooks)


“Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.” (Louise Brooks)


“I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it; nor kept it without wishing I had given it away.” (Louise Brooks)


“Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren’t much smarter.” (Louise Brooks)