Jack Lemmon – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Jack Lemmon died at age 76, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Jack Lemmon's death.

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Jack Lemmon net worth: Jack Lemmon was an American actor and musician who had a net worth equal to $25 million at the time of his death in 2001 (adjusted for inflation). Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts in February 1925 and passed away in June 2001. He had nearly 100 acting credits to his name and starred in films such as It Should Happen to You, Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Days of Wine and Roses, Irma la Douce, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Good Neighbor Sam, How to Murder Your Wife, The Great Race, The Odd Couple, The April Fools, The Out-of-Towners, The Front Page, The China Syndrome, Tribute, Missing, That’s Life!, Dad, JFK, Glengarry Glen Ross, Short Cuts, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, and more.

How did Jack Lemmon die?

Jack Lemmon's death was caused by colon cancer.

Lemmon died of bladder cancer on June 27, 2001. He had suffered from the disease privately for two years before his death. His body was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood, California.

Information about the death of Jack Lemmon
Cause of deathColon Cancer
Age of death76 years
ProfessionActor, Musician
BirthdayFebruary 8, 1925
Death dateJune 27, 2001
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialPierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles, California, United States


"If I'd been bright, I'd have realized that I was horribly uncomfortable, amazingly frustrated, and like any sensible person, I'd have quit. But it never occurred to me that I wouldn't be successful eventually."

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"Once I had started film, I suddenly said, 'Wow, I love it.' I moved there from New York. But I've always gone back to the theater, and it is more satisfying, really, because you get to give a continuous performance - no sequels."

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"I won't quit until I get run over by a truck, a producer or a critic."

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"I have been fortunate to be able to have a career playing comedy and drama. And it's awfully hard - it's like apples and pears to compare the two."

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"When I'm reading material, if I'm a little bit afraid of a part and I'm willing to admit that to myself, then I'll do it, definitely. If I'm worried about being able to do it, to get it - I absolutely just love it."

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