Deaths in Film & TV on May 7

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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
  • 1985 Dawn Addams, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens), dies at 54
  • 1986 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949
  • 1988 Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen, and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), dies of natural causes at 42
  • 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)
  • 2011 Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter
  • 2011 Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
  • 2016 John Krish, British documentary filmmaker (Let My People Go), dies at 92