Deaths in Film & TV on May 9

  • 1952 Canada Lee [Leonard Canegata], African-American actor (Lost Boundaries), dies from a Heart attack at 45
  • 1958 Bill Goodwin, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 47
  • 1968 Finlay Currie, Scottish actor (Quo Vadis, Avengers), dies at 90
  • 1968 Marion Lorne, actress (Aunt Clara-Bewitched), dies at 81
  • 1968 Phil Arnold, American actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees), dies from a heart attack at 58
  • 1975 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1986 Herschel Bernardi, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • 1997 Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)
  • 1998 Alice Faye [Leppert], American actress and singer (Hello Frisco, Hello, Fallen Angel, Stowaway), dies of stomach cancer at 83
  • 2004 Alan King [Irwin Kniberg], American comedian and actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me), dies at 76
  • 2010 Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
  • 2015 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen and stage actress (Doc, East Side/West Side), dies at 94
  • 2017 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), dies at 77