Fred MacMurray’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Fred MacMurray died at age 83, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Fred MacMurray's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Double Indemnity star who played the father Steve Douglas in My Three Sons. His best known film was Double Indemnity, a 1944 film noir that was directed by Billy Wilder.

While in college, he played the saxophone in various local bands.

He appeared in the 1959 film, Good Day for a Hanging.

How did Fred MacMurray die?

Fred MacMurray's death was caused by pneumonia.

A spokeswoman at St. John’s Hospital and Health Center said Mr. MacMurray died there of pneumonia at 10:45 a.m. She said he had been hospitalized for cancer.

Information about the death of Fred MacMurray
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death83 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayAugust 30, 1908
Death dateNovember 5, 1991
Place of deathSanta Monica, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"They sent me the first 'Untouchables' script, for instance, and I'm glad I didn't do it. For one thing, it was practically a feature film, and for very little money. If I'd taken it, I'd have been faced with the job of turning them down on the series later."

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"If we can show the good side of people, then why not?"

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"I can remember various stages when I wanted to be an artist, a football coach, and a musician but never an actor. However, I'll have to admit that now that I'm in this business I like it and would hate to have to give it up."

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"I don't want the audience to tire of me too quickly. TV would be the fastest way to make them so sick of my face they'd never want to see it again."

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"I'm not rich but I've made a little money in my time."

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