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American military sniper known for recording more confirmed kills than any sniper in American history. He wrote a best-selling autobiography, American Sniper, which was turned into a 2014 Hollywood film of the same name, starring Bradley Cooper. In February 2013, he was killed by a colleague at a Texas shooting range.
He was born in Odessa, Texas and he had two children with his wife Taya Kyle.
How did Chris Kyle die?
Chris Kyle's death was caused by homicide.
|Cause of death||Homicide|
|Age of death||38 years|
|Birthday||April 8, 1974|
|Death date||February 2, 2013|
|Place of death||Erath County, Texas, United States|
|Place of burial||Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas, United States|
There’s definitely still a lot of hurt from losing my guys or the fact that I got out and I felt like it wasn’t my time yet.Chris Kyle
Savage, despicable evil. That’s what we were fighting in Iraq. That’s why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy ‘savages.’ There really was no other way to describe what we encountered there.Chris Kyle
You’re not just going out there, maybe sacrificing your own life. There’s also sacrifices still going on at home. You can serve in the military and have a good marriage, but you just need to be aware of it so you can take those steps to take care of it.Chris Kyle
I really don’t care what people think of me. I’ve got my family. I’ve got my friends. Yes, I have been trained to be a little more aggressive if I need to be, but I don’t go around thumping people.Chris Kyle
The Navy credits me with more kills as a sniper than any other American service member, past or present.Chris Kyle