Deaths in Film & Television in July 1980

  • Jul 6 Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69
  • Jul 7 Reginald Gardiner, actor (Great Dictator), dies at 77
  • Jul 11 Peggy Knudson, actress (April-So This is Hollywood), dies at 57
  • Jul 15 Eddie Jackson, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 84
  • Jul 17 Donald Barry, actor (Mr Gallo-Mr Novak), dies at 68

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Jul 24 Peter Sellers, English actor and comedian (The Goon Show, Pink Panther), dies at 54

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Jul 24 Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926)
  • Jul 25 Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (b. 1938)
  • Jul 26 Allen Hoskins, American child actor (Our Gang) dies at 59
  • Jul 30 Charles McGraw, actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), dies at 66
  • Jul 31 Bobby Van, actor/TV host (Make Me Laugh), dies of cancer at 49