Movie Actor

Broderick Crawford – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Broderick Crawford died at age 74, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Broderick Crawford's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Oscar-winning actor who played Willie Stark in All the King’s Men and starred as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series, Highway Patrol. He also appeared in the 1960 film, Goliath and the Dragon.

He began working on the vaudeville stage alongside his parents, and after vaudeville’s decline he appeared on the Marx Brothers radio show.

Ten years before his Oscar success, he played supporting roles in Hollywood.

How did Broderick Crawford die?

Broderick Crawford's death was caused by stroke.

A spokesman for Eisenhower Medical Center said the actor died at 1:40 P.M. of complications from strokes he suffered earlier.

Information about the death of Broderick Crawford
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death74 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayDecember 9, 1911
Death dateApril 26, 1986
Place of deathRancho Mirage, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I want to make someone walk straight, but I've left my sons nothing but wars."

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"I've made upwards of a million bucks in the cops-and-robbers business."

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"I have a jaundiced eye but a young mind."

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"I get a wild hair up my nose and I want to go."

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"If you're going to be a bum, be the biggest. If you're going to blow it, blow it big."

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