Weegee’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 12, 1899

Death Date

December 26, 1968

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

New York, New York, United States



The photographer Weegee died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Austrian-born photographer best known for his 1930s, black-and-white images of New York crime scenes.

He earned the nickname “Weegee” (after the famous Ouija divination board) for his uncanny ability to arrive at fresh crime scenes.

He collaborated on films with directors Jack Donohue and Stanley Kubrick.



"This is unexposed film of Greenwich Village because nothing ever happens there."


"People are so wonderful that a photographer has only to wait for that breathless moment to capture what he wants on film."