Deaths in Film & TV on May 10

  • 1733 Barton Booth, British actor (Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre), dies at approximately 52
  • 1937 William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), dies at 61
  • 1942 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74
  • 1968 Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), dies at 55
  • 1968 Scotty Beckett, American actor (Our Gang, Listen Darling, Battleground), dies from either an overdose, or as a result from a beating at 38
  • 1970 Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), dies of cancer at 47
  • 1973 Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), dies at 62
  • 1973 Loren Tindall, American actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost), dies of heart attack at 51
  • 1974 Hal Mohr [Harold Leon Mohr], American Cinematographer and husband of Evelyn Venable (Captain Blood), dies at 74

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1977 Joan Crawford, American actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 72

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  • 1984 Robert Moore, American director and actor (Murder by Death, Marshall-Diana), dies from AIDS-related pneumonia at 56
  • 1990 Susan Oliver, actress (Disorderly Orderly), dies of cancer at 61
  • 1992 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), dies at 81
  • 1995 Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
  • 2001 Deborah Walley, American actress (b. 1943)
  • 2002 Yves Robert, French actor, screenwriter and director (b. 1920)
  • 2006 Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)
  • 2008 Jessie Jacobs, Australian Actress (b. 1990)
  • 2016 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), dies at 93