On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in July 1937

  • Jul 2 Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
  • Jul 6 Ned Beatty, American stage and screen actor (Deliverance; Hear My Song; Network; Nashville), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2021)
  • Jul 8 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show)
  • Jul 10 George Young, American jazz and session saxophonist (White Elephant Orchestra; Saturday Night Live Band), born in Philadelphia, PA)

Person of interestBill Cosby

Jul 12 Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • Jul 13 Cal Ramsey, American basketball broadcaster, small forward (NY Knicks), born in Selma, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Jul 17 Elmer Fudd [originally Egghead], Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Tex Avery and Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debut as Egghead in "Egghead Rides Again"
  • Jul 19 Richard Jordan [Robert Anson Jordan Jr.], American actor (Dune, Gettysburg), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 20 Ken Ogata [Akinobu Ogata], Japanese actor (Okinawan Boys, Taikōki), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2008)
  • Jul 22 Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Jul 23 Bruce Surtees, American cinematographer (Dirty Harry, Lenny), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Jul 27 Don Galloway, American actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside), born in Augusta, Kentucky (d. 2009)
  • Jul 28 Francis Veber, French film director and screenwriter, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

About July 1937

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)