How Peter Viertel Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Peter Viertel reached the impressive age of 86 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous novelist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Famous for his novel-turned-screenplay White Hunter Black Heart. He is also known for his screenwriting contributions to Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur and John Huston’s The African Queen and We Were Strangers.

One of three sons born to Austrian-Jewish writers Berthold and Salka Viertel. He had a daughter named Christine with his first wife, actress Virginia Ray (a.k.a. Jigee Viertel). His second marriage to actress Deborah Kerr lasted from 1960 until Kerr’s death in October of 2007.

How did Peter Viertel die?

Peter Viertel's death was caused by Lymphoma.

Information about the death of Peter Viertel
Cause of deathLymphoma
Age of death86 years
BirthdayNovember 16, 1920
Death dateNovember 4, 2007
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A