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June 1909 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

Birthdays in Film & TV


Person of interestJessica Tandy

Jun 7 Jessica Tandy, British actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included), born in London, England (d. 1994)

Actress Jessica Tandy
Actress
Jessica Tandy
  • Jun 8 Mary van de Berg, Flemish actress (Moutarde van Sonaansee), born in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2003)
  • Jun 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), born in Hunt City, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Jun 17 Ralph E. Winters, Canadian film editor, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2004)
  • Jun 20 Robert Marley, Jamaican cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres), born in Half Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Jun 20 Errol Flynn, Australian actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (d. 1959)
  • Jun 20 Joan Harrison, English screenwriter and producer who often worked with Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca, They Won't Believe Me), born in Guildford, England (d. 1994)
  • Jun 22 Michael "Mike" Todd [Avrom Goldbogen], American producer (Around the World in 80 Days) and 3rd husband of Elizabeth Taylor, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1958)
  • Jun 25 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Summer in Williamsburg), born in Lower East Side, Manhattan (d. 1993)