Randolph Scott’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) January 23, 1898

Death Date March 2, 1987

Age of Death 89 years

Cause of Death Cardiovascular Disease

Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, United States

Place of Burial Elmwood Cemetery, Henderson, North Carolina, United States

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Randolph Scott died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leading man who starred in numerous Hollywood films from 1928 to 1962 and was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame in 1975. He appeared in films of all genres, including over 60 western films.

Personal life

He grew up in a very wealthy family with five other siblings.

He married twice. Between 1936-1939 he was married to heiress Marion duPont. In 1944 he wedded Patricia Stillman, who was 21 years his junior. Their marriage lasted until his death.


Scott died on March 2, 1987, at age 89, in Beverly Hills, California. The actor died in his sleep according to his son-in-law, Sam Tyler.

Cause of death

In the years following his death, Scott had been ill with a weak heart and several episodes of pneumonia. He died of heart and lung ailments.


He was interred at Elmwood Cemetery in Henderson, North Carolina. His grave is four blocks from his childhood home. Patricia, his wife of 43 years, died in 2004 and is buried next to her husband.

How much was Randolph Scott worth when he died?

Scott had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his death.



"My retirement is both voluntary and involuntary. One reason, and this is voluntary, is the impact of television. All old movies are turning up on television, and frankly, making pictures doesn't interest me anymore. Another reason is that the film industry is in a declining state."

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"Westerns are a type of picture which everybody can see and enjoy. Westerns always make money. And they always increase a star's fan following."

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"Frankly, I don't like publicity."

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"I'm a great believer in fate. I think things happen in spite of, and despite, yourself."

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