Deaths in Film & TV on May 19

  • 1925 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Symphonie Diagonale), dies at 44

Ronald ColmanRonald Colman (1891-1958)

British actor (Lost Horizon, The Prisoner of Zenda, Phantom Shot), dies at 67

  • 1988 Virginia Farmer, actress (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90
  • 1989 Robert Webber, American actor (12 Angry Men, Moonlighting, 79 Park Avenue), dies of Lou Gehrig's disease at 64
  • 1991 Rini Otte, Dutch actress (Ergens in Nederland), dies at 74
  • 1994 Henry Morgan, American comedian and TV panelist (I've Got a Secret; Arena), dies of lung cancer at 79
  • 1996 Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder (St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians) and actor (General Hospital), dies from pancreatic cancer at 79
  • 1996 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
  • 1998 (Edwin) "Ted" Astley, British arranger, bandleader, and film and television composer (The Mouse That Roared; The Saint), dies at 76
  • 1999 Jonathan "Candy" Candido, American actor and radio performer (Peter Pan; The Great Mouse Detective), dies at 85
  • 2004 Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (b. 1907)
  • 2004 Tony Randall [Leonard Rosenberg], American actor (The Odd Couple), dies aged 84
  • 2005 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • 2011 Phyllis Avery, American actress (Ruby Gentry, George Gobel Show, Mr Novak), dies at 88
  • 2016 Angus "Alan" Young, British actor and voice actor (Mister Ed, Scrooge McDuck), dies of natural causes at 96
  • 2016 Morley Safer, Canadian-American TV newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 84