Martha Raye

Martha Raye's Death

Born (Birthday) August 27, 1916

Death Date October 19, 1994

Age of Death 78 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States

Place of Burial Fort Liberty Main Post Cemetery, Fort Liberty, North Carolina, United States

Profession Movie Actress

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

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lively movie star who entertained the troops with Bob Hope and appeared in Monsieur Verdoux in 1947 and The Concorde…Airport ’79 in 1979.

She appeared in her parents’ Vaudeville acts when she was three years old.

She earned the nickname The Big Mouth while entertaining U.S. troops, but not for her talkativeness – it was meant literally.

Personal Life

She married seven times. She had a child in 1944 with her fourth husband, Nick Condos.

She made her film debut alongside Bing Crosby.

How did Martha Raye die?

Raye suffered from myriad health problems at the end of her life, including heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. She died of complications from pneumonia at age 78 in 1994.