Marcello Mastroianni’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 28, 1924

Death Date

December 19, 1996

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death

Paris, France


Movie Actor

The movie actor Marcello Mastroianni died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Italian actor who was the leading man in the films La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, Henry IV, Dark Eyes and Divorce Italian Style. He received numerous honors during his career, including two British Film Academy Awards, two Cannes Film Festival Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.

He married to Flora Carabella from 1950 until his death. During his marriage, he was in relationships with actresses Faye Dunaway and Catherine Deneuve as well as with director Anna maria Tato, but due to his Catholic religion, he refused to divorce Carabella. He had a daughter named Barbara with Carabella and a daughter named Chiara with Deneuve.

How did Marcello Mastroianni die?

Mastroianni died of pancreatic cancer on 19 December 1996 at the age of 72. Both of his daughters, as well as Deneuve and Tatò, were at his bedside. The Trevi Fountain in Rome, associated with his role in Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, was symbolically turned off and draped in black as a tribute.



“Each year we look for a big name that is attractive to the public and pleasant for the girls.” (Marcello Mastroianni)


“Theater actors like to change character roles. They don’t like to always do the same thing.” (Marcello Mastroianni)


“With whom do you argue? With a woman, of course. Not with a friend, because he accepted all your defects the moment he found you. Besides, woman is mother-have we forgotten?” (Marcello Mastroianni)


“Woman is also the element of conflict.” (Marcello Mastroianni)


“Woman is the sun, an extraordinary creature, one that makes the imagination gallop.” (Marcello Mastroianni)