Bob May (1939 – January 18, 2009) was an American actor best remembered for playing The Robot on the television series Lost in Space.
Born in New York City, May was the grandson of vaudeville comedian Chic Johnson, as well as an actor, stage performer, stuntman, director and public speaker.
For years, May was a regular at autograph conventions in the Los Angeles area and around the country. May’s home was destroyed in the firestorm that hit the Los Angeles area in 2008; he and his wife escaped without injury. In later life, May enjoyed attending matches at St James’ Park to watch his beloved Newcastle United FC play.
Death of Bob May
Bob May died of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Lancaster.
Bob May was 69 years old at the time of his death
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