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, actor (Skidoo, Errand Boy, Damn Yankees), dies at 58
  • 1975 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • 1985 Edmond O'Brien, actor (Moon Pilot, Wild Bunch), dies at 69
  • 1986 Herschel Bernardi, actor (Lt Jacoby-Peter Gunn, Arnie), dies at 62
  • 1989 Paul J Steenbergen, actor (Ciske de Rat), dies at 82
  • 1997 Marco Ferreri, Italian film director (b. 1928)
  • 1998 Alice Faye, American actress (Barricade), dies of stomach cancer at 83
  • 2004 Alan King, American comedian (b. 1927)
  • 2010 Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
  • 2015 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen and stage actress (Tony Award 1972), dies at 94
  • 2017 Michael Parks, American actor (Then Came Bronson), dies at 77