Deaths in Film & Television in July 1948

  • Jul 5 Carole Landis, US actress (1 Million BC, Topper Returns), dies at 29
  • Jul 9 James Baskett, American actor (Song of the South) 1st African American male to receive an Oscar, dies from diabetes at 44
  • Jul 11 King Baggot, actor (Tish, San Francisco), dies at 68

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Jul 23 D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73

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  • Jul 31 Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70