Lynne Frederick’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

July 25, 1954

Death Date

Apr 27, 1994

Age of Death

39 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Los Angeles, California, United States


Movie Actress

The movie actress Lynne Frederick died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Though most famous as the fourth and final wife of actor Peter Sellers, she was also an actress in her own right. Her screen credits include roles in such 1970s films as Schizo, A Long Return, and Phase IV.

At the age of sixteen, she played the role of Mary Custance in the science fiction feature No Blade of Grass.

Her final acting role was in the 1979 movie The Prisoner of Zenda.

Her marriage to Peter Sellers lasted from 1977 until his death in 1980, after which she was briefly married to comedian and television presenter David Frost. Before ending in divorce in the early 1990s, her third marriage, to American heart surgeon Barry Unger, produced a daughter named Cassie.

In the 1972 movie version of Henry VIII and His Six Wives, Frederick portrayed the king’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard, and actress Charlotte Rampling played Henry VIII’s famous second wife, Anne Boleyn.

How did Lynne Frederick die?

Her remains were cremated at Golders Green Crematorium in London, and her ashes were interred with those of her first husband, Peter Sellers. In a 1995 interview with Hello! magazine, her mother, Iris, claimed that Lynne died from natural causes which was brought on by a seizure in her sleep.