May 1924 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 2 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
  • May 3 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • May 7 Albert Band, American film director, born in Paris (d. 2002)
  • May 9 Jean J A Girault, French director/screenwriter (l'Amour)

Person of interestTony Hancock

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

Comedian Tony Hancock
Comedian
Tony Hancock
  • May 15 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2010)
  • May 18 Jack Whitaker, sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 18 Priscilla Pointer, American actress (Carrie, Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • May 21 Mary Margaret "Peggy" Cass, American actress, comedian, game show panelist and announcer (To Tell The Truth), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1999)