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The following is a list of notable deaths in May 2000.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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  1. ^ "Gil Fates, 86, a TV Producer Of Shows Like 'What's My Line?'". The New York Times. May 16, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  2. ^ Lyman, Rick (May 5, 2000). "Steve Reeves, 74, Whose 'Hercules' Began a Genre". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  3. ^ Shorter, Eric (May 5, 2000). "Nora Swinburne Obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  4. ^ Clark, Andrew (May 15, 2000). "Robert Homme, "The Friendly Giant" (Obituary)". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  5. ^ "Billy Munn". The Telegraph, London. May 16, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  6. ^ Goldstein, Richard (May 4, 2000). "Harry Newman, 90, Who Led Giants to Title Game as Rookie". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  7. ^ Copage, Eric (May 10, 2000). "Lewis Allen, 94, Director Whose Films Included 'The Uninvited'". The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "Ed Chapman". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  9. ^ Schemo, Diana Jean (May 9, 2000). "DEATH OF A CARDINAL: THE OVERVIEW; O'CONNOR IS BURIED IN A SOLEMN RITUAL CITING HIS MESSAGE". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  10. ^ Stanley, Alessandra (May 6, 2000). "Gino Bartali, 85, a Hero in Italy For His Cycling Championships". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  11. ^ "Dr. Mary Evangeline Percy Jackson, 1904-2000". Alberta Medical Association. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  12. ^ "Sir Peter Youens: Banda's colonial confidant in Malawi's freedom struggle". The Guardian. June 8, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  13. ^ "Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Film Star, TV Producer and Good-Will Ambassador, Dies at 90". The New York Times. May 8, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  14. ^ Litsky, Frank (May 9, 2000). "Henry Laskau, Race Walker, Is Dead at 83". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  15. ^ "Guadalupe Amor; Popular, Outrageous Mexican Poet". Los Angeles Times. May 15, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  16. ^ Mandelman, Joel (May 9, 2000). "Activist Henry Nicols dead at 26". The Daily Star (Oneonta). Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  17. ^ "Chris Evans". Sports Reference, Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  18. ^ Learmont, John (May 16, 2000). "General Sir Martin Farndale: Innovative army commander whose leadership qualities took him to Malaya, Northern Ireland and Nato". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  19. ^ Thurber, Jon (May 20, 2000). "Bill 'the Fox' Foster; Master of Bawdy Songs and Guzzling Beer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  20. ^ Lamb, Bill. "Carden Gillenwater". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  21. ^ Honan, William H. (May 15, 2000). "Margaret Harris, 95, a Set Designer Who Favored Simplicity". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  22. ^ "Kaneto SHIOZAWA". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  23. ^ "Craig Stevens, the Suave Star Of 'Peter Gunn,' Dies at 81". The New York Times. May 13, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  24. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (May 16, 2000). "Verna Aardema, 88, Chronicler Of African Folklore for Children". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  25. ^ Riding, Alan (May 15, 2000). "Paula Wessely, 93, an Actress With Roles in Nazi Propaganda". The New York Times. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  26. ^ "Homer E. Abele". The Logan Daily News. Logan, Ohio. May 12, 2000. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  27. ^ Nobles, Charlie (May 13, 2000). "AUTO RACING; Youngest Racer of Petty Family Killed in Crash". The New York Times. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  28. ^ Van Gelder, Lawrence (May 18, 2000). "Paul Bartel, Director and Star Of 'Eating Raoul,' Dies at 61". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  29. ^ "Ubijen Boško Perošević". Glas javnosti. May 14, 2000. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  30. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Sarah Mavis Dabbs profile
  31. ^ Sims, Calvin (May 15, 2000). "Keizo Obuchi, Premier Who Brought Stability as Japan's Economy Faltered, Dies at 62". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  32. ^ "Former Happy Goodman Tenor Dies In Huntsville". The Chattanoogan. May 18, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  33. ^ "George Marshall, 96, Pioneer in the Civil Rights Movement". The New York Times. June 18, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  34. ^ Finkelstein, Katherine E. (May 19, 2000). "Frederick Coggan, an Archbishop of Canterbury, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  35. ^ "Doyle Lade". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  36. ^ "Yevgeny Khrunov, 67, Russian Astronaut". The New York Times. May 26, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  37. ^ Greenslade, Roy (May 20, 2000). "Sir Larry Lamb: Newspaper editor who made the Sun shine and gave Britain the page three girl". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  38. ^ "Edward L. Bernds, 94, Director Of Short Films for Three Stooges". The New York Times. May 28, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  39. ^ Tommasini, Anthony (May 21, 2000). "Jean-Pierre Rampal, Virtuoso Flutist Who Achieved Success as a Soloist, Is Dead at 78". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  40. ^ Rhoden, William C. (May 27, 2000). "Sports of The Times; In Death, Malik Sealy Continues as a Teacher". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  41. ^ Severo, Richard (May 22, 2000). "Barbara Cartland, 98, Best-Selling Author Who Prized Old-Fashioned Romance, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  42. ^ Gussow, Mel (May 23, 2000). "Sir John Gielgud, 96, Dies; Beacon of Classical Stage". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  43. ^ Copage, Eric V. (May 23, 2000). "Mark R. Hughes, 44; Founded Nutrition Supplement Concern". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  44. ^ "Zhao Puchu (Chinese, 1907–2000)". artnet. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  45. ^ Downey, Donn (May 24, 2000). "Former federal cabinet minister dead at 84". The Globe and Mail, Toronto. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  46. ^ Steadman, John (May 23, 2000). "Kerkorian, ex-Colts QB, dies of cancer". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  47. ^ "Smith, David Chadwick (1931-2000)". Queen's Enclopedia, Queen's University. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  48. ^ "Two journalists killed by gunmen; two others wounded". Committee to Protect Journalists. May 25, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  49. ^ "Nicholas Clay: Swashbuckling actor who conquered theatre, film and television". The Guardian. May 30, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  50. ^ Purdum, Todd S. (May 27, 2000). "Francis Lederer Dies at 100; Actor Known for Suave Roles". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  51. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (June 12, 2000). "Lord MacLehose, 82, Governor Of Hong Kong and China Scholar". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  52. ^ Goldstein, Richard (May 28, 2000). "Rocket Richard, Montreal's Goal-Scoring Hero, Dies at 78". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  53. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Jane Stoll profile
  54. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (June 18, 2000). "George Irving Bell, 73, Leader In Studies of Human Genome". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  55. ^ Feder, Barnaby J. (June 4, 2000). "Donald W. Davies, 75, Dies; Helped Refine Data Networks". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  56. ^ Goldstein, Richard (May 30, 2000). "Eric Turner, 31, Defensive Back for Raiders". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  57. ^ The Associated Press (May 31, 2000). "Tex Beneke, 86, a Leader of Glenn Miller's Band". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  58. ^ Brittain, Victoria (June 5, 2000). "General Iko Carreira: Key figure in Angola's struggle to maintain its independence". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  59. ^ Shorter, Eric (May 31, 2000). "Doris Hare: She spent more than 80 years on the stage - but never escaped the role of Reg's mum". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  60. ^ Martin, Douglas (June 4, 2000). "John Coolidge, Guardian of President's Legacy. Dies at 93". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  61. ^ Siegal, Nina (June 6, 2000). "The New York Legacy of Tito Puente". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  62. ^ "Hank Ruszkowski". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  63. ^ Reuters (June 18, 2000). "Johnnie Taylor, 62; Soul Singer Had Hit With 'Disco Lady'". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.