Joan Fontaine – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Joan Fontaine died at age 96, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Joan Fontaine's death.

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Joan Fontaine Net Worth: Joan Fontaine was a British-American actress who had a net worth of $40 million. Joan Fontaine was born in Tokyo, Japan in October 1917 and passed away in December 2013. She made her stage debut in 1935 in a production of Call It a Day and was signed to a contract by RKO.

How did Joan Fontaine die?

Joan Fontaine's death was caused by natural causes.

On December 15, 2013, Fontaine died in her sleep of natural causes at the age of 96 in her Carmel Highlands home. Her longtime friend Noel Beutel said, “She had been fading in recent days and died peacefully.” After Fontaine’s death, de Havilland released a statement saying she was “shocked and saddened” by the news.

Information about the death of Joan Fontaine
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death96 years
BirthdayOctober 22, 1917
Death dateDecember 15, 2013
Place of deathCarmel Highlands, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


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