How Jill Clayburgh Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Jill Clayburgh reached the respectable age of 66 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous movie actress.

Biography - A Short Wiki

She gave a sensitive performance in the 1978 dramatic comedy film An Unmarried Woman. She and the other cast members of Bridesmaids were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

She decided to become an actress while attending Sarah Lawrence College.

She was named one of Hollywood’s Twenty-Five Greatest Actresses by Entertainment Weekly in 1999.

How did Jill Clayburgh die?

Jill Clayburgh's death was caused by Leukemia.

Jill Clayburgh, an Oscar-nominated actress known for portraying strong, independent women, died on Friday at her home in Lakeville, Conn. She was 66. The cause was chronic leukemia, with which she had lived for 21 years, her husband, the playwright David Rabe, said.

Information about the death of Jill Clayburgh
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death66 years
ProfessionMovie Actress
BirthdayApril 30, 1944
Death dateNovember 5, 2010
Place of deathLakeville, Salisbury, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialN/A


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