Deaths in Film & Television in May 1940

  • May 25 Joe De Grasse, American film director (b. 1873)
  • May 28 Randle Ayrton, British actor (The Manxman, Nell Gwyn), dies at 70
  • May 28 Walter Connolly, American actor (It Happened One Night, Good Earth), dies from a stroke at 53