How Barbara Hale Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Barbara Hale reached the astounding age of 94 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous TV actress.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Played secretary Della on over 250 episodes of the TV series Perry Mason.

She attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.

She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

She had three children with her husband Bill Williams.

She starred alongside Dean Martin in the 1970 film Airport.

How did Barbara Hale die?

Barbara Hale's death was caused by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Hale, at age 94, died at her home in Sherman Oaks, California, on January 26, 2017, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Information about the death of Barbara Hale
Cause of deathChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Age of death94 years
ProfessionTv Actress
BirthdayApril 18, 1922
Death dateJanuary 26, 2017
Place of deathSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


If we could have seen through the televisions, we would probably have seen many a child grow up.

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That was my challenge as an actress: to be a necessary part of the office without being too aggressive.

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When you were a stock player, you worked on anything that was shooting on the lot in any capacity.

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I’m proud that Della was sort of a prototype for TV secretaries. There really was no such established character on TV when ‘Perry Mason’ came along.

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I’ve had an angel on my shoulder all my life.

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