On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in May 1970

  • May 10 Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), dies of cancer at 47
  • May 14 Billie Burke, American actress (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 85
  • May 21 Vinton Hayworth, American actor (Gen Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63
  • May 23 Nydia Westman, actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), dies at 68