Deaths in Film & TV on May 27

  • 1958 Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46
  • 1960 Edward Brophy, American character actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys), dies at 65
  • 1960 George Zucco, British actor (Fog Island, Black Raven, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Captain Fury), dies at 74
  • 1969 Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43
  • 1971 Chips Rafferty, actor (Kona Coast, Walk into Hell), dies at 62
  • 1976 Ruth McDevitt, actress (Jo-All in the Family), dies at 80
  • 1985 Kay Campbell, actress (All My Children), dies at 80
  • 1988 Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79
  • 1988 Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
  • 1989 Jack Starrett, director/actor (Chase, Nightwish, 1st Blood), dies
  • 1992 Glen White, dancer/actor (Graft, Camille), dies of AIDS at 42
  • 1992 John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70
  • 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies
  • 2001 Ramon Bieri, American actor (b. 1929)
  • 2006 Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • 2006 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944)
  • 2007 Gretchen Wyler, American actress (b. 1932)
  • 2011 Jeff Conaway, American actor (b. 1950)
  • 2013 Bill Pertwee, English actor (Dad's Army), dies at 86