On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in May 1995

  • May 2 Michael Hordern, British actor (Watership Down, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold), dies from kidney disease at 83
  • May 3 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
  • May 6 Nicholas Palmer, TV writer/producer, dies at 57
  • May 7 Maria Luisa Bemberg, Argentine filmmaker, dies at 73
  • May 8 Teresa Teng [Li-chun], Taiwanese pop singer("Aijin"; "The Power Of Love"; "Airport"), and actress, dies from a severe asthma attack at 42
  • May 10 Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
  • May 11 William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), dies at 80
  • May 12 Arthur Lubin, American film director and producer (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 95
  • May 13 Robert Marley, Jamaican cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies at 85
  • May 15 Edouard Dermithe, Italian actor (Orpheus, Thomas the Impostor), dies at 70
  • May 15 Eric Richard Porter, actor (Crucible, Hennessy), dies at 67
  • May 15 Eric Porter, British actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps), dies of colon cancer at 67
  • May 16 Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70
  • May 17 Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, South African singer (Manhattan Brothers) and actor, dies at 72
  • May 18 Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer & actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • May 18 Elisha Cook Jr, American actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI), dies at 91
  • May 18 Robert Harris, British actor (Big Caper, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Laughing Anne), dies at 95
  • May 22 Robert Flemyng, British actor (The Deadly Affair, Funny Face), dies at 83
  • May 25 Dany Robin, French actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta), dies at 68
  • May 26 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), dies at 65
  • May 26 Friz Freleng, American animator for Warner Bros cartoons (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • May 28 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz), dies at 57