May 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 8 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware
  • May 12 Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands
  • May 12 Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS
  • May 13 CBS' Knots Landing ends 14 year run with 334th show in Netherlands
  • May 20 274th & final "Cheers" episode on NBC
  • May 21 Dayanara Torres, 18, of Puerto Rico, crowned 42nd Miss Universe

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May 24 Star Trek episode "Second Chances" airs guest starring Mae Jemison, the 1st real life astronaut to appear on the show

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison
Astronaut and Physician
Mae Jemison
  • May 24 46th Cannes Film Festival: "Ba wang bie ji" directed by Chen Kaige and "The Piano" directed by Jane Campion jointly awarded the Palme d'Or

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 10 Mirai Shida, Japanese actress
  • May 13 Debby Ryan, American actress
  • May 14 Miranda Cosgrove, American actress and singer

Weddings in Film & TV

  • May 15 Actress Jane Seymour weds actor James Kesch

Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 6 Ann Todd, English actress (The Paradine Case, Taste of Fear), dies of a stroke at 84
  • May 6 Minnie Gentry, actress (Def by Temptation), dies in NY at 77
  • May 7 Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89
  • May 13 Joaquin Garcia [Vargas] "Borolas", Mexican comedian and actor (Santa Sangre), dies at 71
  • May 21 John Holland, actor (They Saved Hitler's Brain), dies at 65
  • May 23 James Millhollin, actor (Anston Foster-Grindl), dies at 77
  • May 25 Dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78
  • May 26 Marvin Young, producer/child actor (Player), dies at 90
  • May 27 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
  • May 31 John Granger, actor (Advise & Consent), dies at 69