Deaths in Film & TV on May 29

  • 1922 Jevgeni B Vachtangov, Armenian-Russian actor and director, dies at 39
  • 1934 Eugenie Besserer, actress (Anna Christie, Madame X), dies at 65
  • 1942 John Barrymore, American actor (Beloved Rogue, Dinner at 8), dies from cirrhosis of the liver and kidney failure at 60
  • 1948 May Whitty, actress (Gaslight, Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), dies at 82
  • 1953 Man Mountain Dean, American professional wrestler (b. 1891)
  • 1957 James Whale, English film director (Frankenstein, Show Boat), commits suicide by drowning at 67
  • 1973 P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)

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1979 Mary Pickford, actress (Coquette, Suds, Secrets), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 87

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  • 1982 Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
  • 1985 Madge West, American actress (McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93
  • 1991 Coral Browne, Australian actor (Ruling Class), dies of cancer at 77
  • 1992 Bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
  • 1992 Pippa Steele, actress (Vampire Lovers), dies of cancer at 44
  • 1994 Jose Bohr, actor (El Traidor, Sueno de Amor), dies at 92
  • 1996 Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • 1997 George Fenneman, American radio and TV announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77
  • 2008 Harvey Korman, American actor (Carol Burnett Show, Blazing Saddles), dies at 81
  • 2010 Dennis Hopper, American actor and director (b. 1936)
  • 2013 Fran├žoise Blanchard, French actress, dies at 58