Deaths in Film & Television in May 1952

  • May 8 William Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
  • May 9 Canada Lee [Leonard Canegata], African-American actor (Lost Boundaries), dies from a Heart attack at 45
  • May 15 Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), dies at 84
  • May 21 John Garfield, American actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies of heart problems at 39