Phil Hartman’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 24, 1948

Death Date

May 28, 1998

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death



TV Actor

The tv actor Phil Hartman died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comic actor who helped Paul Reubens develop the famous character Pee-wee Herman and played roles on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Throughout the 1990’s he appeared in several films including Greedy, Coneheads, Houseguest and Jingle All the Way. He went on to star as Bill McNeal in the sitcom NewsRadio.

He married his third wife Brynn Omdahl in 1987; the couple had two children named Birgen and Sean. 



“I benefit from the Mr. Potato Head syndrome. Put a wig and a nose and glasses on me, and I disappear.” (Phil Hartman)


“The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live.” (Phil Hartman)


“Even at Westchester High in West LA, I was class clown.” (Phil Hartman)


“I could do John Wayne, Jack Benny, Jack Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and entertain my friends. But I never seriously considered it as a career choice.” (Phil Hartman)


“One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either.” (Phil Hartman)