Deaths in Film & TV on May 24

  • 1948 Jacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (b. 1885)
  • 1953 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor, director and writer (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes), dies at 63
  • 1956 Guy Kibbee, American actor (Capt Blood, Babes in Arms), dies at 74
  • 1969 Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48
  • 1972 Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88
  • 1972 Gavin Muir, American actor (Mary of Scotland, Johnny Trouble), dies at 71
  • 1972 Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (b. 1915)
  • 1979 Jan Arvan, actor (Red Skelton Show, Zorro), dies
  • 1981 George Jessel, actor (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 83
  • 1981 Jack Warner [Waters], British actor (Dixon of Dock Green, Christmas Carol), dies from pneumonia at 85
  • 1984 Vincent J. McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter (b. 1914)
  • 1986 Gunnar Bjornstrand, Swedish actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
  • 1986 Yakima Canutt [Enos Edward], American rodeo cowboy, actor and director(Texas Terror), dies at 90
  • 1987 Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, British actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89
  • 1991 Miriam di San Servolo, Italian actress (b. 1912)
  • 1992 Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
  • 1996 John Abbott, British actor (The Jungle Book, Gigi, Smogasboard), dies from cancer at 90
  • 1997 Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (Knight Rider), dies of lung cancer at 74
  • 2003 Rachel Kempson, English actress (b. 1910)
  • 2008 Dick Martin American comedian (b. 1922)
  • 2010 Ray Alan, English ventriloquist & television entertainer (b. 1930)
  • 2010 Tapen Chatterjee, Bengali actor from India (b. 1937)
  • 2016 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), dies at 85