1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 8th= largest wrestling crowd NJPW Starcade (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
  • Jan 10 8th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Jan 12 13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War
  • Jan 16 "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 18 49th Golden Globes: Bugsy, Nick Nolte and Jodie Foster win

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
  • Jan 18 Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident
  • Jan 19 Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble
  • Jan 19 Rowdy Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ
  • Jan 26 8th Sundance Film Festival: "In the Soup" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 27 Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
  • Feb 6 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
  • Feb 7 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
  • Feb 9 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 17 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor Kevin Costner
Actor
Kevin Costner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer
  • Mar 28 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
  • Mar 29 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Hudson Hawk" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 30 64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

  • Mar 30 CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"
  • Apr 1 5th Largest wrestling crowd (64,287-Toronto SkyDome)

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Apr 15 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

  • Apr 20 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
  • Apr 26 "Growing Pains" final episode on ABC TV
  • Apr 26 "Who's The Boss" final episode after 8 years on ABC TV
  • Apr 30 208th & final episode of Cosby Show on NBC-TV
  • May 9 Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
  • May 9 Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe
  • May 13 Final episode of "Night Court" airs on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • May 18 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 19 US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 19 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

  • Jul 1 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
  • Jul 9 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • Jul 14 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • Jul 18 Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • Jul 29 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
  • Aug 1 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
  • Aug 3 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 3 "Unforgiven" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1993)

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
Actor Morgan Freeman
Actor
Morgan Freeman
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman
  • Aug 13 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Double Tree Hotel
  • Aug 25 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 29 Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Aug 31 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure, Christopher Lloyd & Dana Delane win
  • Sep 1 49th Venice Film Festival: "The Story of Qiu Ju" directed by Yimou Zhang wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • Sep 20 Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 26 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Sep 28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • Sep 30 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars
  • Oct 1 Cartoon Cable Network premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Oct 12 Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF heavyweight title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 1,700th David Letterman Show

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Oct 16 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot filmed in 1964 is 1st shown on TV (TBS)

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 3 "I Will Always Love You" (Dolly Parton cover) single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993)

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
Country singer Dolly Parton
Country singer
Dolly Parton
  • Nov 4 NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio
  • Nov 14 Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls & breaks 3 fingers
  • Nov 17 Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 18 "Malcolm X" film directed by Spike Lee starring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett is released in the US

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
Director Spike Lee
Director
Spike Lee
Actor Denzel Washington
Actor
Denzel Washington
  • Dec 8 NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993
  • Dec 12 Julia Kurotchkina, 18, of Russia, crowned 42nd Miss World

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 19 Logan Lerman, American child actor
  • Feb 11 Taylor Lautner, American actor
  • Feb 11 Blair Dunlop, English actor
  • Feb 14 Freddie Highmore, English actor
  • Feb 17 Meaghan Jette Martin, American child actress and singer
  • Mar 7 Bel Powley, English Actress
  • Mar 8 Charlie Ray, American actress
  • Mar 10 Emily Osment, American actress and singer
  • Mar 17 John Boyaga, English actor (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), born in London
  • Mar 24 Thomas Law, English actor
  • Apr 4 Alexa Nikolas, American actress
  • Apr 8 Shelby Young, American actress
  • Apr 10 Daisy Ridley, English actress (Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in London
  • Apr 13 Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta & Kelly Preston (d. 2009)
  • Apr 13 Emma Degerstedt, American actress
  • Apr 24 Sean Rademaker, American actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 4 Courtney Jines, American actress
  • May 7 Gavin Hetherington, British actor
  • May 12 Malcolm David Kelley, American actor
  • May 18 Spencer Breslin, American actor
  • May 20 Jack Gleeson, Irish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Cork
  • May 21 Olivia Olson, American singer and actress
  • May 24 Travis T. Flory, American actor
  • Jun 1 Felix Drake, English child actor
  • Jun 12 Allie DiMeco American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band)
  • Jun 12 Ryan Malgarini, American actor
  • Jun 14 Daryl Sabara, American actor
  • Jun 14 Evan Sabara, American actor
  • Jun 26 Jennette McCurdy, American actress
  • Jun 29 Adam G. Sevani, American actor
  • Jul 1 Bryant Jones, Camarillo Ca, actor (Nate Hastings-Young & Restless)
  • Jul 13 Dylan Patton, American actor
  • Jul 20 Paige Hurd, American actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 22 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Aug 2 Hallie Kate Eisenberg, American actress
  • Aug 4 Cole Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Riverdale), born in Arezzo, Italy
  • Aug 4 Dylan Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), born in Arezzo, Italy
  • Aug 10 Ko Ah-seong, South Korean actress
  • Aug 11 Allison Lozano, Mexican actress
  • Aug 12 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model and actress, born in London
  • Aug 18 Riko Narumi, Japanese actress and model, born in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama
  • Aug 20 Demi Lovato, American actress (Camp Rock) and singer/songwriter (Unbroken), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 21 Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor (House of Anubis-Fabian Rutter), born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England
  • Sep 27 Jake Burbage, American actor
  • Sep 28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 6 Rhyon Nicole Brown, American actress
  • Oct 9 Tyler James Williams, American actor
  • Oct 12 Taylor Horn, American singer and actress
  • Oct 12 Josh Hutcherson, American actor (Hunger Games films), born in Union, Kentucky
  • Oct 15 Vincent Martella, American actor
  • Oct 17 Sam Concepcion, Filipino performer and actor
  • Oct 22 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress
  • Nov 11 Trey Smith, American actor
  • Nov 16 Adam Robert Worton, twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 16 Jacob Joseph Worton, twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 17 Darian Weiss, American actor
  • Nov 18 Nathan Kress, American actor

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 23 Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, The Climb), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Actress/Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress/Singer
Miley Cyrus
  • Nov 28 Kianna Underwood, American actress
  • Dec 3 Joseph McManners, English actor
  • Dec 5 Giorgio Cantarini, Italian actor
  • Dec 17 Thomas Law, British Actor
  • Dec 17 Jordan Garrett, American actor
  • Dec 24 Melissa Suffield, English actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 18 Chinese-American actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 12 Actress Annette Bening (33) weds actor Warren Beatty (54)

  • Apr 4 John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 4 Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 5 Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 11 "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 24 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

HeartWedding of Interest

May 3 Beverly Hills 90210 actress Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs

  • May 23 "Once and Again" actress Sela Ward (35) weds actor Howard Sherman (42)

HeartWedding of Interest

May 23 Actress Anjelica Huston (40) weds sculptor Robert Graham (54)

HeartWedding of Interest

May 29 Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress and singer Deborah Falconer (26)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 TV personality Steve Irwin (30) weds naturalist Terri Raines (27) in Eugene, Oregon

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin
  • Jun 18 Actor Jameson Parker weds actress Darleen Carr
  • Jun 21 Actor Michael Chiklis (Commish) marries Michelle Epstein
  • Jun 21 Actress Marina Sirtis (Star Trek NG) marries rocker Michael Lamper
  • Jun 27 "One Life to Live" actress Catherine Hickland (36) weds actor Michael E. Knight (33)
  • Jun 30 Actress Cecil Hoffman (Zoe-LA Law) marries Paul Slye
  • Jul 4 US actress Bobbie Eakes marries author David Stone
  • Jul 18 Film critic Roger Ebert marries Chaz Hammel-Smith

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Jul 26 "Kiss" guitarist Paul Stanley weds model Pamela Bowen
  • Aug 8 Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
  • Aug 15 Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 16 Comedian Janeane Garofalo (27) weds writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 20 Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • Sep 5 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana
  • Oct 10 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
  • Oct 10 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31 MLB Outfielder David Justice (26) weds actress Halle Berry (26) in Atlanta, Georgia

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 12 Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 30 Actress Natasha Richardson (29) divorces producer Robert Fox (39) after a year of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 203

  • Jan 1 Ginette Leclerc, actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 2 Virginia Field, actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74
  • Jan 3 Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jan 4 William Walker, stuntman/actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • Jan 6 Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies
  • Jan 7 Richard Hunt, puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 9 Steve Brodie, actor (Desperate, Bodyguard), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jan 10 Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • Jan 12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), dies at 89
  • Jan 13 Yvonne Bryceland, actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66
  • Jan 14 Hari Rhodes, actor (Earth II, Detroit 9000), dies at 59
  • Jan 16 Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Jan 23 Freddie Bartholomew, child actor (Kidnapped), dies of emphysema at 67
  • Jan 23 Ian Wolfe, American actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors, Houdini, THX-1138, Homebodies), dies at 95
  • Jan 24 Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies
  • Jan 24 John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90
  • Jan 24 Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • Jan 25 John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 26 José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

  • Jan 27 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101
  • Feb 1 George Berkeley, actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • Feb 4 John Dehner, actor (Apache, Cowboy, Boys from Brazil), dies at 76
  • Feb 5 Laura Liddell, actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Feb 6 Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • Feb 6 Wade Preston, actor (Man Called Sledge), dies at 62
  • Feb 7 Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • Feb 8 Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93
  • Feb 10 Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Feb 10 Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • Feb 11 Ray Danton, US actor and director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • Feb 12 Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies
  • Feb 14 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
  • Feb 20 Dick York, American actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), dies of emphysema at 63
  • Feb 20 Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • Feb 21 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • Feb 23 Jacquelyn Hyde, actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • Feb 25 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • Feb 25 John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies
  • Feb 28 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), dies at 49
  • Feb 29 Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Robert Beatty, actor (Odd Man Out), dies at 82
  • Mar 3 Sandy Dennis, actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3 Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 5 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 9 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 11 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 12 Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 14 Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (La Cage aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 15 Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • Mar 15 Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15 Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • Mar 19 Cesare Danova, actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas), dies at 66
  • Mar 20 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 21 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78
  • Mar 25 Nancy Walker, American actress (Ida Morgenstern-Rhoda), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 27 Anita Colby, US model/actress/author (Pepsi Coke), dies at 77

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 29 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • Apr 2 Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 3 Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • Apr 3 Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4 Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
  • Apr 6 Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
  • Apr 8 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More) dies at 78
  • Apr 9 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 10 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 11 Adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Apr 11 James Brown, actor (Rip-Adv of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 72
  • Apr 16 Neville Brand, American actor (Stalag 17), dies of emphysema at 71
  • Apr 18 Florence Randall, model and designer (Bill Blass), dies at 54 of cancer
  • Apr 19 Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
  • Apr 20 Benny Hill, comedian (Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Apr 22 Youcca Troubatzkoy, actress (Flower of the Night), dies
  • Apr 23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • Apr 26 Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84
  • May 2 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 3 George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy
  • May 5 Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 6 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), dies in Paris at 90

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • May 8 Richard Derr, actor (When Worlds Collide), dies at 74 of cancer
  • May 10 John Lund, actor (Perils of Pauline), dies at 81
  • May 12 Robert Reed, actor (Brady Bunch), dies of AIDs at 59
  • May 12 Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
  • May 15 Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
  • May 16 Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53
  • May 17 George Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
  • May 18 Marshall Thompson, actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • May 18 Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52
  • May 24 Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
  • May 25 Marshall Thompson, US actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66