Deaths in Film & Television in May 1973

  • May 2 Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61
  • May 10 Jack E Leonard, American comedian, dies at 62
  • May 11 Lex Barker, American actor (b. 1919)
  • May 12 Frances Marion, screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85
  • May 21 George Breakstone, actor and director (Great Expectations), dies at 53
  • May 23 Athena Lorde, American actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies at 57
  • May 29 P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)