How Did Richard Dawson Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Richard Dawson death

The TV actor Richard Dawson passed away at age 79, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comic actor who was the original host of the game show Family Feud after previously being a regular on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In and The New Dick Van Dyke Show.

He married Diana Dors in 1959, and the couple had two sons named Mark and Gary.

How did Richard Dawson die?

Esophageal Cancer caused Richard Dawson's death in 2012.

Information about the death of Richard Dawson
Cause of deathEsophageal Cancer
Age of death79 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayNovember 20, 1932
Death dateJune 2, 2012
Place of deathRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialPierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles, California, United States


About 30 million people see me every week – I’m a happy man.

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The thing that I loved about ‘Feud,’ we froze a moment in time for these families that had never occurred before. That’s magic.

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And I asked my mother about it; I said, ‘Is there something wrong?’ She said, ‘God… God makes people. You understand that, don’t you?’ And I said, ‘Yeah!’ She said, ‘Who makes a rainbow?” I said, ‘God.’ She said, ‘I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.’

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There were people I know that got upset that I kissed people; I kissed them for luck and love, that’s all. That’s what my mother did to me. There were people upset that I would embrace or hug someone of another color.

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Hogan’s Heroes’ lasted longer than the war.

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