Famous Deaths in May 2005

  • May 2 Kenneth B. Clark, American psychologist (b. 1914)
  • May 2 Wee Kim Wee, 4th President of Singapore (b. 1915)
  • May 4 David Hackworth, U.S. Army officer and military journalist (b. 1930)
  • May 7 Tristan Egolf, American writer (b. 1971)
  • May 7 Peter W. Rodino, American politician (b. 1909)
  • May 7 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
  • May 8 Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (b. 1981)
  • May 9 Nasrat Parsa, Afghani singer (b. 1969)
  • May 10 David Wayne, American singer (Metal Church) (b. 1958)
  • May 11 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek rebetiko singer and composer (b. 1917)
  • May 12 Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (b. 1909)
  • May 12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1937)
  • May 13 George Dantzig, American mathematician (b. 1914)
  • May 13 Michael Ross, American serial killer (b. 1959)
  • May 13 Eddie Barclay, French record producer (b. 1921)
  • May 15 Alan B. Gold, Quebec Chief Justice (b. 1917)
  • May 17 Frank Gorshin, American actor (b. 1934)
  • May 19 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • May 20 Paul Ricoeur, French philosopher (b. 1913)
  • May 20 William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (b. 1918)
  • May 21 Howard Morris, American comic actor and director (b. 1919)
  • May 22 Charilaos Florakis, Greek politician, long-time General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (b. 1914)
  • May 22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and singer (b. 1914)
  • May 22 Julia Randall, American poet (b. 1924)
  • May 24 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, dies at 83
  • May 24 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (b. 1913)
  • May 24 Vivian Liberto, first wife of Johnny Cash (b. 1934)
  • May 25 Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (b. 1929)
  • May 25 Robert Jankel, British coachbuilder (b. 1938)
  • May 25 Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)
  • May 25 Ruth Laredo, American pianist (b. 1937)
  • May 25 Gregory Scott Johnson, American murderer, dies of lethal injection at 40

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 26 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

  • May 26 Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1928)
  • May 29 George Rochberg, American composer (b. 1918)
  • May 30 Fazal Mahmood, Pakistani cricketer (b. 1927)
  • May 30 Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer (b. 1958)