How Martha Henry Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Martha Henry reached the impressive age of 83 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous stage actress.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American-born Canadian stage actress who was known as the First Lady of Canadian theatre. Her most notable performances included Mary Tyrone in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Beatrice in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.

She moved to Canada after graduating from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh. She became a Canadian citizen in 1970.

Only 12 days before her death, she gave her last performance in a production of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women.

She was married and divorced three times. Her second husband was actor Douglas Rain, who was the voice of HAL in the sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. They had a daughter named Emma.

Other actresses who performed in productions of Three Tall Women included Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf and Maggie Smith.

How did Martha Henry die?

Martha Henry's death was caused by Cancer.

Henry died of cancer shortly after midnight on October 21, 2021, at her home in Stratford, Ontario, twelve days after her final stage appearance in Three Tall Women.
Information about the death of Martha Henry
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death83 years
ProfessionStage Actress
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1938
Death dateOctober 21, 2021
Place of deathStratford, Canada
Place of burialN/A