Deaths in Film & TV on May 3

  • 1964 Diana Wynyard, British stage and film actress (Cavalcade), dies of renal disease at 58
  • 1969 Karl Freund, German cinematographer and film director (Dracula, I love Lucy, The Mummy), dies at 79
  • 1972 Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
  • 1976 David Bruce [Marden Andrew McBroom], American actor (The Mad Ghoul, Flying Tigers), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 1979 Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76
  • 1983 Vaughn Taylor, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Johnny Jupiter), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 72
  • 1986 Robert Alda, American actor (Supertrain, By Popular Demand), dies at 72
  • 1987 Dalida [Yolande Christina Gigliotti], French-Italian actress (The Sixth Day), singer (Bambino), and Miss Egypt 1954, commits suicide at 54
  • 1989 Muriel Ostriche, American silent film actress dies at 92
  • 1991 Margaret Tallichet, American actress (Stranger on the 3rd Floor), dies at 77

George MurphyGeorge Murphy (1902-1992)

American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

  • 1995 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
  • 1996 Jack Weston [Weinstein], American actor (Dirty Dancing, The Four Seasons, Rad), dies of lymphoma at 71
  • 2003 Suzy Parker, American model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), dies at 70
  • 2004 Anthony Ainley, British actor (Doctor Who), dies at 71
  • 2007 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2011 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), dies at 88
  • 2011 Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
  • 2017 Daliah Lavi [Levinbuck], Israeli actress (Casino Royale: Lord Jim), and singer, dies at 74
  • 2017 Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor (Graf Yoster; Day of Anger; Class Reunion; Palace Hotel), dies of complications from surgery at 104