Deaths in Film & Television in May 1952

  • May 8 William Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
  • May 9 Canada Lee, African American actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45
  • May 15 Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
  • May 21 John Garfield, American actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies of heart problems at 39