Deaths in Film & TV on May 25

  • 1862 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • 1940 Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director, dies at 67
  • 1971 Terence De Marney, British actor (Lorna Doone, Doctor Who, The Immortal Gentleman), dies after accidentally falling under a subway at 63
  • 1974 Donald Crisp, British actor and director (How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana), dies at 91
  • 1982 Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
  • 1983 Jean Rougeau, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 1990 Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • 1992 Marshall Thompson, US actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66
  • 1993 Dan Seymour [Daniel Seymour Katz], American actor (To Have and Have Not, We the People, Sing It Again), dies following a stroke at 78
  • 1995 Dany Robin, French actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Jupiter, Julietta), dies at 68
  • 2000 Nicholas Clay, English actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 53
  • 2002 Patricia "Pat" Coombs, British comedienne and actress (Carry On Again Doctor, Cranford), dies at 75
  • 2005 Sunil Dutt, Indian Bollywood director, actor and politician (Yaadein, Mother India, Khandaan), dies at 75
  • 2005 Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)
  • 2007 Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor, comedian and gameshow panelist (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies at 76
  • 2010 Michael H. Jordan, businessman and former CEO PepsiCo and CBS Corporation (b. 1936)
  • 2011 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • 2014 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100