July 1889 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Cor Hermus, Dutch actor, director and writer (Bleeke Bet, William of Orange, Jantes, A Mother), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1953)
  • Jul 5 Jean Cocteau, French writer/artist/director (Le Potamak, Orphée)
  • Jul 8 Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), born in Winfield, Kansas (d. 1954)
  • Jul 10 Robert [Harriot] Barrat, American actor (Bad Lands, Go West, Distant Drums), born in NYC, New York (d. 1970)
  • Jul 15 Marjorie Rambeau, American actress (Primrose Path, Torch Song), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1970)
  • Jul 16 Larry Semon, American comedian (d. 1928)
  • Jul 20 John Charles Reith, 1st Baron Reith, British broadcasting executive and 1st director-general of BBC (1927-38), born in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1971)
  • Jul 22 James Whale, English film director (Frankenstein, Show Boat), born in Dudley, England (d. 1957)
  • Jul 31 Donald Foster, American actor (Hazel, Lord Love A Duck), born in Oil City, Pennsylvania (d. 1969)