Deaths in Film & TV on May 26

  • 1959 Joe Kelly, TV host (Quiz Kids), dies at 57
  • 1963 Sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53
  • 1966 Don Castle, American actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol), dies of a medication overdose at 47
  • 1966 Neal Dodd, actor (Only Women, You Belong to Me), dies at 86
  • 1967 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64
  • 1969 Kathryn Minner (née White), American character actress (Little Old Lady from Pasadena), dies of a heart attack at 77
  • 1971 John Longden, British actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70
  • 1977 Jim Boles, American actor (The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, One Man's Family), dies of cardiac arrest at 63
  • 1978 Cybele, Greek actress (b. 1887)
  • 1979 George Brent, American actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75
  • 1991 Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41
  • 1993 Marvin Young, producer/child actor (Player), dies at 90
  • 1995 Friz Freleng, American animator for Warner Bros cartoons (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • 1995 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), dies at 65
  • 1998 (Emmanuel) "Emil" Braginsky, Soviet Russian screenwriter (The Irony of Fate), dies at 77
  • 2001 Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Doubtfire - "Mrs. Sellner"; Liar Liar - "Greta"), dies of congestive heart failure at 67

Eddie AlbertEddie Albert (1906-2005)

American actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres), dies of pneumonia at 99

Sydney PollackSydney Pollack (1934-2008)

American Academy and Emmy Award-winning director, producer (Tootsie; Out of Africa), and occasional actor, dies of cancer at 73

  • 2010 Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television personality (b. 1912)
  • 2010 Jean Constantin, Romanian actor (b. 1928)

Ray LiottaRay Liotta (1954-2022)

American actor (Goodfellas; Field of Dreams: Cop Land), dies at 67