Deaths in Film & Television in May 1985

  • May 1 George Pravda, Czech actor, dies at 68
  • May 2 Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery
  • May 6 Julie Vega, Filipino child actress and singer (b. 1968)
  • May 7 Dawn Addams, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens), dies at 54
  • May 8 Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74
  • May 8 Edmond O'Brien, actor (Sam Benedict), dies of Alzheimer's at 69
  • May 9 Edmond O'Brien, actor (Moon Pilot, Wild Bunch), dies at 69
  • May 11 Jorja Curtright, actor (Whistle Stop), dies of a heart attack
  • May 15 Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38

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May 16 Margaret Hamilton, American actress (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 82

  • May 17 Hugh Burden, actor (Night of Laughing Dead), dies at 72
  • May 18 Tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82
  • May 20 George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), dies at 46
  • May 21 Julie Vega, Philippine Actress (b. 1968)
  • May 27 Kay Campbell, actress (All My Children), dies at 80
  • May 29 Madge West, American actress (McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93