William Gillette Death Cause and Date

William Gillette’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 24, 1853

Death Date April 29, 1937

Age of Death 83 years

Cause of Death Pulmonary Hemorrhage

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor William Gillette died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Helped shape the image of the modern detective with his use of a deerstalker hat and curved pipe in his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage in more than 1,300 appearances. Eventually, he brought the character to film as well.

He was married to Helen Nichols from 1882 until 1888, when she died of a ruptured appendix.