On This Day

July 1929 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 5 Katherine Helmond, American actress and director (Soap, Mona-Who's the Boss), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2019)
  • Jul 20 Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, producer and director (Arzoo, Love Story, Sangam), born in Sialkot, Punjab, British India (d. 1999)
  • Jul 21 Bob Orton, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)
  • Jul 24 Peter Yates, English film director (Breaking Away, Bullitt), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England (d. 2011)
  • Jul 31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 22 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill (40) marries 3rd wife actress Carlotta Monterey (40)

Playwright Eugene O'Neill
Playwright
Eugene O'Neill

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Gladys Brockwell, American actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist), dies in an automobile accident at 34
  • Jul 3 Dustin Farnum, American actor (Squaw Man, Virginian, The Flaming Frontier), dies at 55