July 1927 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Brock Peters, actor/singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 2 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director
  • Jul 4 Gina Lollobrigida, Subiaco Italy, actress (Trapeze, Falcon Crest)

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Jul 6 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

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  • Jul 6 Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/presidential candidate (Smothers Bros Show)
  • Jul 6 Susan Cabot, actress (Carnival Rock), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone)
  • Jul 10 William Smithers, actor (Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jul 10 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 14 John William Chancellor, news anchor (NBC, VOA), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 15 Carmen Zapata, American actress (Hagen, Viva Valdez, Man & the City), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 25 Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (d. 2003)
  • Jul 30 Richard Johnson, British actor (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), born in Upminster (d. 2015)
  • Jul 30 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2001)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 9 John Drew Jr., American Shakespearean actor (The Big Bonanza), dies at 73