Deaths in Film & Television in May 1989

  • May 1 Douglass Watson, actor (Mac Cory-Another World), dies at 68
  • May 1 Marion Mack, actress (General), dies
  • May 3 Muriel Ostriche, American silent film actress dies at 92
  • May 6 Guy Williams [Armando Joseph Catalano], American actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies of a brain aneurysm at 65
  • May 9 Paul J Steenbergen, actor (Ciske de Rat), dies at 82
  • May 19 Robert Webber, actor (Alex-Moonlighting), dies of ALS at 64
  • May 20 Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70
  • May 27 Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies
  • May 31 Terry Drinkwater, CBS news correspondent, dies at 53 of cancer