Lynn Fontanne – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Lynn Fontanne died at age 95, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding stage actress Lynn Fontanne's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Acclaimed stage actress who appeared with husband Alfred Lunt in numerous productions. Her Broadway credits include productions of Pygmalion, The Brothers Karamazov, and The Taming of the Shrew.

She lived in the United States for over sixty years but never gave up her British citizenship.

She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in The Guardsman.

How did Lynn Fontanne die?

Lynn Fontanne's death was caused by pneumonia.

Lynn Fontanne, who with Alfred Lunt created one of the greatest husband-and-wife acting teams of the theater, died of pneumonia today. She was 95 years old.

Information about the death of Lynn Fontanne
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death95 years
ProfessionStage Actress
BirthdayDecember 6, 1887
Death dateJuly 30, 1983
Place of deathGenesee Depot, Wisconsin, United States
Place of burialN/A


"We can be bought, but we can't be bored."

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"One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played two people who were very much in love. As we were realistic actors, we became those two people. So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him, and he with me."

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"I lied to everybody. I lie very well, being an actress, naturally."

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