May 1931 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 1 Singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 2 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), born in Pipestone, Minnesota (d. 2012)
  • May 3 Alex Cord, American actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum), born in NYC, New York
  • May 10 Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter (A Special Day), born in Trevico, Campania (d. 2016)
  • May 15 David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest)
  • May 16 Jack Dodson, actor (Howard Sprage- "The Andy Griffith Show"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 16 Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director
  • May 18 Robert Morse, actor (That's Life, Jack Frost), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • May 19 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
  • May 21 Desmond Wilcox, broadcaster
  • May 23 Barbara Barrie, actress (Breaking Away, Barney Miller), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 24 Michael Lonsdale, French actor
  • May 25 John Gabriel, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • May 25 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship), born in Indiana (d. 1993)
  • May 28 Carroll Baker, Penn, actress (Andy Warhol's Bad, Babydoll, Harlow)