Birthdays in Film & Television in July 1926

  • Jul 1 Franclaois-Regis Bastide, writer/broadcaster
  • Jul 1 Delmar Watson, American child actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Heidi, Annie Oakley), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2008)
  • Jul 4 Mary Stuart, American actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2002)
  • Jul 10 Carleton Carpenter, American actor, magician, songwriter, and novelist (Up Periscope, Summer Stock), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • Jul 10 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jul 11 Patrick Wymark [Cheeseman], British actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia), born in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire (d. 1970)
  • Jul 14 Harry Dean Stanton,American actor, musician, and singer (Lucky, Alien, Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II), born in West Irvine, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • Jul 17 Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler
  • Jul 17 Charles Champlin, American film critic and writer
  • Jul 18 Jane Hylton [Audrey Gwendolene Clark], British actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot, Daybreak), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • Jul 18 Richard Pasco, British actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph), born in Barnes, London (d. 2014)
  • Jul 19 Helen Gallagher, American singer, dancer and actress (Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 20 Patricia "Pat" Cutts, British actress (Coronation Street), born in London, England (d. 1974)
  • Jul 21 Paul Burke, American actor (Naked City, Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • Jul 21 Queenie Watts [Mary Spenton], British singer and actress (Up the Junction, Holiday on the Buses), born in London, England (d. 1980)
  • Jul 21 Bill Pertwee, British actor (Dad's Army), born in Amersham, England (d. 2013)
  • Jul 22 Bryan Forbes, director and producer (Endless Games, King Rat), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 26 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), born in Powderly, Kentucky (d. 2015)