May 2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 3 62nd National Film Awards (India): "Court" wins the Golden Lotus

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May 10 61st British Academy Television Awards: "The Graham Norton Show" Best Comedy, "Happy Valley" Best Drama

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton

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May 20 David Letterman, after 33 years, hosts the "Late Show with David Letterman" for the last time

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

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May 21 Flavor Flav is arrested near Las Vegas on charges including speeding and driving under the influence

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

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May 22 Netflix announce that Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen will not appear on "Full House" revival

Actress and fashion designer Ashley Olsen
Actress and fashion designer
Ashley Olsen
  • May 24 68th Cannes Film Festival: "Dheepan" directed by Jacques Audiard wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 29 "Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris
  • May 31 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Silicon Valley wins Best Comedy Series, The Americans win Best Drama Series

Weddings in Film & TV

  • May 2 Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds longtime love Darren Le Gallo in California
  • May 16 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California
  • May 24 Actress and model Michelle Keegan (28) weds TV presenter Mark Wright (28) at Hengrave Hall estate in Suffolk
  • May 30 Actor Eric Balfour (38) weds fashion designer Erin Chiamulon (31) in Pacific Palisades, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 1 Grace Lee Whitney, American actress (Yeoman Rand in Star Trek), dies at 85
  • May 9 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen and stage actress (Tony Award 1972), dies at 94
  • May 16 Prashant Bhargava, American filmmaker (Patang), dies of cardiac arrest at 42
  • May 23 Anne Meara, American Comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place), dies at 85

Person of interestJohn Nash

May 23 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, dies in a car crash at 86

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash