Summary: actor-turned-U.S. president who starred in some of Hollywood movies from the 1930's to the 1960's in such memorable films as Kings Row, Knute Rockne All American and Bedtime for Bonzo, who went on to become the most powerful man in the free world in the 1980's as the 40th President of the United States, who led a conservative revolution in the U.S. with his election to the highest office in 1980, whose policies are widely credited with ending the Cold War with the Soviet Union, who introduced the U.S. to a conservative style of economics which were termed 'Reaganonmics', who survived an assassination attempt by John Hinckley in 1981 and went on to a landslide re-election in 1984, who had served as governor of California from 1967 to 1974, and who at age 69 became the oldest person ever to be elected U.S. president and in 2000 became the oldest surviving ex-president passing John Adams.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Born: February 6, 1911
Died: June 5, 2004
Location: Los Angeles, California