Mike Wallace’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

April 7, 2012

Age of Death

93 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes



The journalist Mike Wallace died at the age of 93 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

60 Minutes investigative interviewer for over 35 years who also hosted the game shows Who’s the Boss? and The Big Surprise.

He had sons, Chris and Peter with his first wife, Norma Kaphan, whom he divorced in 1948. He was also married to Buff Cobb, Lorraine Perigord and Mary Yates.



“In making the jump from a local program to the showcase of a coast-to-coast broadcast, Ted Yates and I were determined to maintain the candid, sometimes combative style we’d introduced on ‘Night Beat.’ But that proved easier said than done.” (Mike Wallace)


“If there’s anything that’s important to a reporter, it is integrity. It is credibility.” (Mike Wallace)


“I cannot improve on those spoken for many years by a true legend who preceded me at CBS News. He would say, simply, ‘good night, and good luck.'” (Mike Wallace)


“Even a liberal reporter is a patriot, wants the best for this country. And people, your fair and balanced friends at Fox, don’t fully understand that.” (Mike Wallace)


“But I was never, you know, when I see some kids today who are close to their parents, close to their friends… I think it’s simply wonderful. I was not a happy kid. Back in those days, I remember the sick, gray days were better. Because when it was sunny I’d feel worse.” (Mike Wallace)