What happened to David Rothenberg’s father?

Parents:

David Rothenberg, an artist from Las Vegas, known as Dave Dave, who was badly scarred as a boy when his father tried to burn him to death, an incident that became the basis of a movie, died on July 15 in Las Vegas. He was 42.

Also, when did Rothenberg die? July 15, 2018

Thereof, what did Rothenberg die of?

Pneumonia

Why did Charles Rothenberg burn his son?

In 1983, Charles Rothenberg was sentenced to 13 years in state prison for setting his 6-year-old son on fire at a Southern California motel. Authorities said he had tried to kill the boy because he feared his ex-wife would permanently separate him from his son.

Did Rothenberg die?

Pneumonia

Is Dave Dave still alive?

Deceased (1976–2018)

Is the movie David a true story?

David is a 1988 American television movie, the true story of a child named David Rothenberg, who was burned by his father. This made-for-television film co-starred Matthew Lawrence as David, Bernadette Peters as his mother, and John Glover as his father. It aired on ABC.

What killed Dave Dave?

Pneumonia