Deaths in Film & Television in May 1987

  • May 4 Cathryn Damon, actress (Mary Campbell-Soap), dies at 56
  • May 14 Rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68
  • May 15 Wynne Gibson, actor (Night After Night, Aggie Appleby), dies
  • May 21 Alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57
  • May 24 Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, British actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89
  • May 28 Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
  • May 31 Dorothy Patrick, actress (Torch Song, New Orleans, High Wall), dies