How Did Mike Wallace Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Mike Wallace death

The journalist Mike Wallace passed away at age 93, astounding.

Biography - A Short Wiki

60 Minutes investigative interviewer for over 35 years who also hosted the game shows Who’s the Boss? and The Big Surprise.

He had sons, Chris and Peter with his first wife, Norma Kaphan, whom he divorced in 1948. He was also married to Buff Cobb, Lorraine Perigord and Mary Yates.

How did Mike Wallace die?

Natural Causes caused Mike Wallace's death in 2012.

Information about the death of Mike Wallace
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death93 years
BirthdayMay 9, 1918
Death dateApril 7, 2012
Place of deathNew Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialHolmes Hole Cemetery


I was so low that I wanted to exit. And I took a bunch of pills, and they were sleeping pills. And at least they would put me to sleep, and maybe I wouldn’t wake up, and that was fine.

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My parents came from Russia and suddenly they wound up in Boston, Massachusetts, Brookline, Massachusetts and they felt the sun rose and set on Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s backside because he meant so much to them. This was freedom. This was something totally different from the Russia they had left.

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It’s astonishing what you learn and feel and see along the way. That’s why a reporter’s job, as you know, is such a joy.

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You know, you become crazy. I had done a story for ’60 Minutes’ on depression previously, but I had no idea that I was now experiencing it. Finally, I collapsed and just went to bed.

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I went to work when I was a young fellow and I loved what I did. And I just kept working. And when I decided that maybe the time had come for me to quit, I got depressed. What could I do if I didn’t work?

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