Sophie Tucker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 13, 1887

Death Date

Feb 9, 1966

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Place of Death

Feb 9, 1966


Stage Actress

The stage actress Sophie Tucker died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Vaudeville comedienne whose nickname was The Last of the Red Hot Mamas because of her loud and boisterous performances of risqué songs.

She married Louis Tuck in 1903, then Frank Westphal in 1914, and then Al Lackey in 1928.



“From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.” (Sophie Tucker)


“Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends.” (Sophie Tucker)