If you try to answer this question using the “Trivia question on Entertainment” quiz, the system would tell you that the correct answer is letter D or 70 years old. However, please note that the correct answer for the question regarding how old Ethel Barrymore was when she died in 1959 is NONE OF THE ABOVE. She was not 49, 73, 99, or 70.
She was born Ethel Mae Blythe on August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was known as the First Lady of the American Theatre. She died of cardiovascular disease on June 18, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. Using this given information, we can conclude that she was, in fact, 79 years old when she died in 1959.