Deaths in Film & TV on May 7

Person of interestWarner Baxter

1951 Warner Baxter, American actor (In Old Arizona, Cisco Kid), dies at 62

  • 1962 Jimmy Conlin, American actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), dies at 77
  • 1967 Judith Evelyn [Evelyn Morris], American actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window), dies of cancer at 54
  • 1985 Dawn Addams, British actress (A King in New York, Star Maidens) who married the Prince of Roccasecca, dies of cancer at 54
  • 1986 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor and songwriter, dies at 36
  • 1987 Colin Blakely, Northern-Irish character actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear), dies of leukaemia at 56
  • 1990 Jessica James, actress (Spring Break), dies of breast cancer at 60
  • 1993 Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89
  • 2000 Douglas Fairbanks Jr, American actor and decorated naval officer (Ghost Story), dies at 90
  • 2006 Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • 2010 Adele Mara [Adelaida Delgado], American actress, singer and dancer (Cool Million, Wheels), dies at 87
  • 2011 Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter
  • 2011 Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
  • 2013 Ray Harryhausen, American movie special effect artist (Clash of Titans), dies at 92
  • 2016 John Krish, British documentary filmmaker (Let My People Go), dies at 92