On This Day

Deaths in Film & TV on May 11

  • 1953 Jean Adair, Canadian actress, dies at 80
  • 1973 Lex Barker, American actor, dies at 53
  • 1975 Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74
  • 1979 Joan Chandler, American actress, dies at 55
  • 1982 Leigh Snowden [Martha Lee Estes], American actress (All That Heaven Allows), dies of cancer at 51
  • 1985 Jorja Curtright, American actor (Whistle Stop), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • 1994 Timothy Carey, American actor (Paths of Glory, The Killing), dies of stroke at 65
  • 1995 William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), dies at 80
  • 1997 Brenda Carlin, American television producer & wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57
  • 2000 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress, dies at 93
  • 2006 Frankie Thomas, American actor & author (Tom Corbett Space Cadet), dies of a stroke at 85
  • 2018 Josh Greenfeld, American author & screenwriter (A Child Called Noah), dies at 90
  • 2019 Harold Lederman, American boxing judge & analyst (HBO), dies of cancer at 79

Person of interestJerry Stiller

2020 Jerry Stiller, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld, Stiller & Meara), dies of natural causes at 92

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Comedian
Jerry Stiller