Shirley Hemphill’s Death – Cause and Date

Shirley Hemphill Death Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 1, 1947

Death Date December 10, 1999

Age of Death 52 years

Cause of Death Kidney Failure

Profession Comedian

The comedian Shirley Hemphill died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American comedian and actress who played Shirley Wilson on the television show What’s Happening!! from 1976 to 1979 and What’s Happening Now!! from 1985 to 1988. She also starred in the short-lived sitcom One in a Million.

She was born to Richard and Mozella Hemphill and had a brother named William.

On December 10, 1999, Hemphill was found dead at her home in West Covina, California. Her body was discovered by a gardener who looked through a window and saw her lying on her bedroom floor. An autopsy determined that Hemphill died of kidney failure. Hemphill was cremated.