Frank Zappa


Born on December 21, 1940.
Died at the age of 52 on December 4, 1993.
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer.

Frank Zappa
He has been dead for over 28 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 81 years of age.

Who else died in 1993?
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Frank Zappa belong to?

Frank Zappa was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Frank Zappa was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1940.

That is a 5 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He was a musician who produced rock, pop and jazz music that satirized American culture.

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "The Godfather of Comedy Rock"

Which star sign was Frank Zappa?

Frank Zappa had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 11.

How tall was he?

Frank Zappa was around 6 foot tall. In centimetres, his height was 183 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

How old would Frank Zappa be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 81 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Frank Zappa die?

He died in December, 1993, which was over 28 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since Frank Zappa's death in 1993, roughly seven FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eight US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had five new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 1993, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as the Backstreet Boys, George Clooney, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston and Jim Carrey.
  • Frank Zappa died before just before the Internet became a popular thing.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film The Lion King.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Frank Zappa was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who were born around December 21, 1940.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Frank Zappa.

Bruce Lee

Actor. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1940
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Richard Pryor

Comedian. Deceased
Born on December 1st, 1940
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Anthony Fauci

Physician-scientist and immunologist.
Born on December 24th, 1940
Star Sign: Capricorn

Other people who died around December 4, 1993.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Frank Zappa.

Vincent Price

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 25th, 1993
Died at the age of 82
Star Sign: Gemini

River Phoenix

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 31st, 1993
Died at the age of 23
Star Sign: Virgo

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord. Deceased
Died on December 2nd, 1993
Died at the age of 44
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian. Deceased
Died on February 26th, 1994
Died at the age of 32
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Candy

Actor. Deceased
Died on March 4th, 1994
Died at the age of 43
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are the same height as Frank Zappa.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Chris Jericho

Born on November 9th, 1970
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Tony Blair

British Prime Minister.
Born on May 6th, 1953
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

James Buchanan

US President. Deceased
Born on April 23rd, 1791
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Prince Philip

Duke of Edinburgh. Deceased
Born on June 10th, 1921
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Jerry Springer

TV host.
Born on February 13th, 1944
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Ghostface Killah

Born on May 9th, 1970
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches


South Korean singer.
Born on June 25th, 1982
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Herman Cain

Businessman and Tea Party activist. Deceased
Born on December 13th, 1945
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

The Ultimate Warrior

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on June 16th, 1959
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jordan Spieth

Pro Golfer.
Born on July 27th, 1993
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

James Gandolfini

Actor. Deceased
Born on September 18th, 1961
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Matthew McConaughey

Born on November 4th, 1969
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Alex Ferguson

Soccer manager.
Born on December 31st, 1941
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Sylvester Stallone

Born on July 6th, 1946
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Gary Busey

Born on June 29th, 1944
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Sugar Ray Leonard

Born on May 17th, 1956
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Luke Perry

Actor. Deceased
Born on October 11th, 1966
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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