Bruce Lee


Born on November 27, 1940.
Died at the age of 32 on July 20, 1973.
Cause of Death: Cerebral edema.

Bruce Lee
He has been dead for 49 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who died in 1973.

Which generation did Bruce Lee belong to?

Bruce Lee was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Bruce Lee 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.

Which star sign was Bruce Lee?

Bruce Lee had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Bruce Lee was around 5 ft 8 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 172 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 8 inches.

Related: Famous actors who are short.

How old would Bruce Lee be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Sam Waterston

Born on November 15th, 1940
Star Sign: Scorpio

Anthony Fauci

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

How many years ago did he die?

He died 49 years and 8 months ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Friday.

How long ago did Bruce Lee die?

He died in July, 1973, which was over 49 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Bruce Lee's death in 1973, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Bruce Lee died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1973, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, John Travolta and Sylvester Stallone.

Other people who died around July 20, 1973.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Bruce Lee.

Pablo Picasso

Spanish artist. Deceased
Died on April 8th, 1973
Died at the age of 91
Star Sign: Scorpio

Dean Corll

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on August 8th, 1973
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Capricorn

J. R. R. Tolkien

Author. Deceased
Died on September 2nd, 1973
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Capricorn

Gram Parsons

Singer. Deceased
Died on September 19th, 1973
Died at the age of 26
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are the same height as Bruce Lee.

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

Condoleezza Rice

American politician.
Born on November 14th, 1954
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Jonathan Brandis

Child actor. Deceased
Born on April 13th, 1976
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Kevin Spacey

Born on July 26th, 1959
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ed Sheeran

Born on February 17th, 1991
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Jeremy Corbyn

British politician.
Born on May 26th, 1949
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

James Joyce

Irish novelist. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1882
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Woody Harrelson

Born on July 23rd, 1961
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Diem Brown

TV personality. Deceased
Born on June 12th, 1980
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Kate Beckinsale

Born on July 26th, 1973
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Emma Stone

Born on November 6th, 1988
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Margaret Thatcher

British Prime Minister. Deceased
Born on October 13th, 1925
Height: 1.66m / 5 ft 5 inches

Johnny Mathis

Born on September 30th, 1935
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Fred West

English serial killer. Deceased
Born on September 29th, 1941
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

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