Ralph Meeker cause of death

Ralph Meeker's Death

Born (Birthday) November 21, 1920

Death Date August 5, 1988

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Stage Actor

The stage actor Ralph Meeker died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Renowned stage actor who starred on Broadway in the 1953 production of Picnic. Also a screen actor, he played the leading role in Kiss Me Deadly, a 1955 film noir.

He studied theater and music at Northwestern University.

He appeared on such television series as Going My Way, Breaking Point, and The Texan.

Personal Life

He was married to actress Salome Jens from 1964-1966. He was married two more times between 1966 and his death in 1988.

He worked with renowned director Elia Kazan on a 1964 production of Arthur Miller’s After the Fall.

How did Ralph Meeker die?

After suffering a stroke in 1980, Meeker was forced to retire from acting, and died eight years later of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California.