How Did George Kennedy Die?

Posted on February 29th, 2016 at 2:54 pm

How Did George Kennedy DieHow did George Kennedy die?

That's the question on everyone's mind after the famous Oscar-winning actor passed away on Sunday morning. Kennedy, who is most popularly known for his roles in Cool Hand Luke and the Naked Gun franchise, died in Boise, Idaho at the age of 91-years-old. The Hollywood icon became sick about one year ago and had been in hospice care for a month before he finally bid adieu to this world. Kennedy is said to have died of natural causes at an assisted living facility in Middleton, Idaho. Prior to his death he had a history of heart problems While most famously known for his acting roles in the 1960's, Kennedy also made headlines for his last onscreen role starring alongside Mark Wahlberg in 2014’s The Gambler. Kennedy's wife Joan McCarthy died last year. He is survived by his three daughters Taylor, Shaunna, and Betty, and several grandchildren.