On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in May 1973

  • May 2 Alan Carney [David Boughal], American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Take it from Me), dies at 61
  • May 10 Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), dies at 62
  • May 10 Loren Tindall, American actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost), dies of heart attack at 51
  • May 11 Lex Barker, American actor, dies at 53
  • May 12 Frances Marion, screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85
  • May 21 George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), dies at 53
  • May 23 Athena Lorde, American actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies of cancer at 57
  • May 29 P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)