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How Leo Gorcey Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Leo Gorcey reached the not so modest age of 51 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous movie actor.

Biography - A Short Wiki

He played tough kid Slip Mahoney in several 1948 Bowery Boys films. His gang of hooligans also appeared as the East Side Kids and the Dead End Kids.

He started acting at age 18 in the 1935 play, Dead End.

His mother was Catholic and his father was Jewish.

How did Leo Gorcey die?

Leo Gorcey's death was caused by Liver Failure.

Gorcey, a lifetime alcoholic, died of liver failure on June 2, 1969, one day short of his 52nd birthday. He is buried at Molinos Cemetery in Los Molinos, California.

Information about the death of Leo Gorcey
Cause of deathLiver Failure
Age of death51 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayJune 3, 1917
Death dateJune 2, 1969
Place of deathOakland, California, United States
Place of burialN/A