Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1924

  • May 2 Theodore Bikel, Austrian/US folk singer/actor (Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • May 3 Mary Carver, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 4 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey
  • May 7 Albert Band, American film director (d. 2002)
  • May 9 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)

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May 12 Tony Hancock, English comedian and actor (Hancock's Half Hour), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1968)

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  • May 15 Ursula Thiess, Hamburg, actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano)
  • May 18 Jack Whitaker, sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 18 Priscilla Pointer, American actress
  • May 20 Betty Driver, actress (Coronation St, Pardon the Expression)
  • May 21 Peggy Cass, actress/TV panelist (To Tell the Truth, Mame), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 22 Helen Wedemeyer, Hilo Hawaii, actress (Hawaii Five-O)