Paul Sills’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 18, 1927

Death Date

Jun 2, 2008

Age of Death

80 years

Profession

Director

The director Paul Sills died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Theatre director best known as the first-ever director of the influential improv comedy troupe The Second City. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2011.

His mother is “Improvisation for the Theater” author Viola Spolin.

Paul Sills, a founder of the Second City theater company and the godfather of modern improvisational sketch comedy, died on Monday in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. He was 80. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said his wife, Carol Sills.