On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in May 1966

  • May 21 Pat O'Malley, silent film actor (Wild One, Quiet Man), dies at 75
  • May 23 Ruth Gates, Denton TX, actress (Aunt Jenny-Mama), dies at 79
  • May 26 Don Castle, American actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol), dies of a medication overdose at 47
  • May 26 Neal Dodd, actor (Only Women, You Belong to Me), dies at 86