Deaths in Film & Television in May 1969

  • May 1 Ella Logan, actress (52nd Street, Woman Chases Man), dies at 56
  • May 5 Ben Alexander, actor (Frank Smith-Dragnet), dies at 57
  • May 14 Enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75
  • May 18 Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), dies at 77
  • May 20 Fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64
  • May 20 Royal Beal, American actor (Death of a Salesman), dies of cancer at 69
  • May 23 Diane Aubrey, actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79
  • May 24 Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48
  • May 27 Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43
  • May 28 Rhys Williams, Welsh actor (How Green Was My Valley, Nightmare, Okinawa, Cross My Heart), dies at 71