May 1889 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 3 Beulah Bondi, American actress (It's a Wonderful Life), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • May 10 Mae Murray, American silent screen actress, born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1965)
  • May 13 Merie Earle [Ireland], American film and television character actress (The Waltons - "Maude Gormley"), born in Morrow, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • May 23 Virginia True Boardman, American actress of the silent era (A Blind Bargain; The Lady Lies), born in Fort Davis, Texas (d. 1971)
  • May 24 Creighton Hale, Irish actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East), born in Cork, Ireland (d. 1965)
  • May 31 Athene Seyler, British actress (Make Mine Mink), born in London, England (d. 1990)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 18 Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress, dies at 65