Russell Baker

Russell Baker's Death

Born (Birthday) August 14, 1925

Death Date January 21, 2019

Age of Death 93 years

Cause of Death Falling

Place of Death Leesburg, Virginia, United States

Profession Memoirist

The memoirist Russell Baker died at the age of 93. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

New York Times newspaper columnist and author. A Pulitzer Prize recipient, he penned works of prose and satire and published a 1982 memoir entitled Growing Up.

He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in the late 1940s.

He hosted PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre during the 1990s and early 2000s.

Personal Life

He and his two younger sisters grew up in Morrisonville, Virginia as the children of Lucy and Benny Baker.

He penned the libretto for Home Again, Home Again, a theatrical piece with music by Cy Coleman.

How did Russell Baker die?

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Baker has died at age 93. His son, Allen Baker, says his father died from complications after a fall.