Deaths in Film & TV on May 12

  • 1941 Ruth Stonehouse, silent film actress and director, dies at 48
  • 1956 Louis Calhern, American actor (Julius Caesar, Blackboard Jungle), dies at 61
  • 1957 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian film director and actor (Sunset Boulevard, Blind Husbands, La Grande Illusion), dies at 71
  • 1971 Tor Johnson [Tore Johansson], Swedish wrestler and actor (Bride of the Monster), dies at 67
  • 1973 Frances Marion, screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85
  • 1980 Lillian Roth, actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies
  • 1984 Doris May, actress (Peck's Bad Boy), dies at 81 of heart failure
  • 1986 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • 1992 Robert Reed, actor (Brady Bunch), dies of AIDs at 59
  • 1992 Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
  • 1994 Helen Lee Mai, Hong Kong actress, dies at 63
  • 1995 Arthur Lubin, American film director and producer (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 95
  • 2002 Erich Kulas, ECW Wrestler (Mass Transit)
  • 2005 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1937)
  • 2007 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), dies at 70