May 1976 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 11 Last broadcast of "Marcus Welby, MD" on ABC-TV

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

May 17 28th Emmy Awards: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Jack Albertson & M Learned win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 28 29th Cannes Film Festival: "Taxi Driver" directed by Martin Scorsese wins the Palme d'Or

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 1 Darius McCrary, actor (Edward Winslow-Family Matters)
  • May 4 Heather Kozar, playmate (Jan, 1998), born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 5 Sage Stallone, Sylvester's son/actor (Rocky V)
  • May 12 Matthew P Newmark, actor (Joseph Carroll-Guns of Paradise)
  • May 14 Martine McCutcheon, British actress
  • May 23 Kelly Marie Monaco, playmate (April, 1997), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 23 Melanie Joyce Bell, Miss America-New Jersey (1997), born in Vernon, New Jersey
  • May 25 Cillian Murphy, Irish actor
  • May 25 Ethan Suplee, American actor
  • May 26 Benji Gregory, Encino California, actor (Brian Tanner-Alf)
  • May 28 Liam O'Brien, American voice actor
  • May 29 YĆ«suke Iseya, Japanese model and actor
  • May 30 Omri Hairi Katz, actor (Marshall Teller-Eerie Indiana), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestColin Farrell

May 31 Colin Farrell, Irish actor (In Bruges, Minority Report), born in Dublin, Ireland


Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 1 Rex O'Malley, British actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight, Thief), dies at 75
  • May 3 David Bruce [Marden Andrew McBroom], American actor (The Mad Ghoul, Flying Tigers), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • May 27 Ruth McDevitt, actress (Jo-All in the Family), dies at 80