On This Day

May 24, 1972 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Greg Berlanti, American television writer and producer (Everwood), born in Rye, New York

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88
  • Gavin Muir, American actor (Mary of Scotland, Johnny Trouble), dies at 71
  • Ismail Yasseen, Egyptian comedian and actor (Isamil Yassine as Tarzan, Ibn Hamidu), dies of a heart attack at 59