Shirley Booth’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 30, 1898

Death Date

October 16, 1992

Age of Death

94 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes


Movie Actress

The movie actress Shirley Booth died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

She won an Oscar Award for her role in Come Back, Little Sheba. She won multiple Emmy Awards for her appearances in in TV’s Hazel.

She was married to Ed Gardner from 1929 until 1942.



“Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.” (Shirley Booth)


“I’m not a betting woman, but I have $50 on Secretariat with an old director friend of mine.” (Shirley Booth)


“It’s OK, I guess, if you really need the money, but luckily, I’m not in that position.” (Shirley Booth)


“There is an audience for every play; it’s just that sometimes it can’t wait long enough to find it.” (Shirley Booth)


“Why is it that men who can go through severe accidents, air raids, and any other major crisis always seems to think that they are at death’s door when they have a simple head cold?” (Shirley Booth)