Deaths in Film & Television in May 2006

  • May 7 Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • May 10 Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)
  • May 11 Frankie Thomas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • May 14 Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1922)
  • May 14 Eva Norvind, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • May 21 Cherd Songsri, Thai film director (b. 1931)
  • May 27 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • May 27 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944)
  • May 30 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (b. 1926)
  • May 30 Robert Sterling, American actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper), dies at 88