Deaths in Film & Television in May 1986

  • May 1 Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (b. 1905)
  • May 3 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
  • May 7 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949
  • May 9 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Lt Jacoby-Peter Gunn, Arnie), dies at 62
  • May 12 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • May 22 Martin Gabel, actor (Thief, Marnie), dies at 63
  • May 23 Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70
  • May 24 Gunnar Bjornstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
  • May 24 Yakima Canutt, actor/director (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 91
  • May 28 Lurene Tuttle, American actress (Father of Bride, Julia), dies at 79