Mitch Hedberg’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 24, 1968

Death Date

March 30, 2005

Age of Death

37 years

Cause of Death

Drug Overdose



The comedian Mitch Hedberg died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American comic and stand-up comedian who was known for his lazy delivery and surreal one-liners. His third comedy album “Do You Believe in Gosh” was released three years after his death in 2008.

He married Lynn Shawcroft in 1999 and was married to her until his death from a heroin overdose at age 37.



“An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.” (Mitch Hedberg)


“The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.” (Mitch Hedberg)


“I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, ‘You’re gonna have to move, you’re blocking a fire exit.’ As though if there was a fire, I wasn’t gonna run. If you’re flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.” (Mitch Hedberg)


“My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up. I don’t really know what’s happening down there. Who is the real hero?” (Mitch Hedberg)


“I’m sick of following my dreams. I’m just going to ask them where they’re goin’, and hook up with them later.” (Mitch Hedberg)