Deaths in Film & Television in May 1981

  • May 8 Margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies at 70
  • May 18 Arthur O'Connell, American actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years), dies at 73
  • May 21 Yuki Shimoda, actor (Farewell to Manzanar), dies
  • May 24 George Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83
  • May 24 Jack Warner [Waters], British actor (Dixon of Dock Green, Christmas Carol), dies from pneumonia at 85