Robert Mitchum’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 6, 1917

Death Date

July 1, 1997

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Profession

Movie Actor

The movie actor Robert Mitchum died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Tough-guy actor who was in G.I. Joe in 1945 and played a role in Undercurrent. After a career of playing pseudo-anti-heroes, the American Film Institute named him one of the greatest male stars of all time.

His father was a shipyard and railroad worker who died in railyard accident when Robert was two years old. His mother Ann was the daughter of a captain. His siblings Julie and John Mitchum were also actors.

Quotes

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“People think I have an interesting walk. Hell, I’m just trying to hold my gut in.” (Robert Mitchum)

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“I kept the same suit for six years and the same dialogue. They just changed the title of the picture and the leading lady.” (Robert Mitchum)