Movie Actor

Leo Gorcey – How Did the Movie Actor Die?

Leo Gorcey died at age 51, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Leo Gorcey's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

He played tough kid Slip Mahoney in several 1948 Bowery Boys films. His gang of hooligans also appeared as the East Side Kids and the Dead End Kids.

He started acting at age 18 in the 1935 play, Dead End.

His mother was Catholic and his father was Jewish.

How did Leo Gorcey die?

Leo Gorcey's death was caused by liver failure.

Gorcey, a lifetime alcoholic, died of liver failure on June 2, 1969, one day short of his 52nd birthday. He is buried at Molinos Cemetery in Los Molinos, California.

Information about the death of Leo Gorcey
Cause of deathLiver Failure
Age of death51 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJune 3, 1917
Death dateJune 2, 1969
Place of deathOakland, California, United States
Place of burialN/A