Jenny Hecht Death
Jenny passed away on March 25, 1971 at the age of 27 in North Hollywood, California, USA. Jenny's cause of death was drug overdose.
When did Jenny Hecht die?March 25, 1971
How did Jenny Hecht die? What was the cause of death?Drug overdose
How old was Jenny Hecht when died?27
Where did Jenny Hecht die? What was the location of death?North Hollywood, California, USA
Jenny Hecht Birthday and Date of Death
Jenny Hecht was born on June 30, 1943 and died on March 25, 1971. Jenny was 27 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: June 30, 1943
Date of Death: March 25, 1971
Age at Death: 27
Is Jenny Hecht's father, Ben Hecht, dead or alive?
Ben Hecht's information is not available now.
Is Jenny Hecht's mother, Rose Caylor, dead or alive?
Jenny Hecht's mother, Rose Caylor, died on March 29, 1979 as she was 81 years old. Her cause of death was heart attack.
Jenny Hecht - Biography
Jenny Hecht was an American actress who was born on June 30, 1943. She was an actress, known for The Jesus Trip (1971), Actors and Sin (1952) and The F.B.I. (1965). Jenny Hecht was the daughter of the very succesful screenwriter Ben Hecht and his wife Rose Caylor. Her first public appearance was on the Ed Sullivan, where she played Helen Hayes in "The Helen Hayes Story". Helen Hayes was the wife of the father's close collaborator Charles MacArthur.
She was educated at the American Academy of Dramatic Art and in London and as a teenager she appeared between celebrities like Helen Hayes and Billie Burke. In 1963 she joined the theatre group "The Living Theatre" and there she met her boyfriend Steve. After the group was discontinued she moved to Europe.
In 1971 she went to Los Angelos for a small part in the biker movie "The Jesus Trip". After the movie was completed she died in her hotel of a drug overdose. It is unknown if she committed suicide or accidentally killed herself. She was buried next to her father in Nyack, New York.