Max Fleischer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 19, 1883

Death Date

Sep 11, 1972

Age of Death

89 years

Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Disease

Place of Death

Sep 11, 1972



The cartoonist Max Fleischer died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Famous for creating the Popeye, Betty Boop, Superman, and Koko the Clown cartoon characters, Fleischer is also known for inventing the rotoscoping animation technique.

He was born in Krakow, Austria-Hungary (present-day Poland) and raised primarily in New York City. His decades-long marriage to Ethel Gold resulted in a film director son named Richard Fleischer.