July 1933 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Premiere

Jul 6 "Nertsery Rhymes" short film starring Ted Healy and His Stooges premieres, one of the first film appearance of The Three Stooges

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Sam Rutigliano, American NFL coach and broadcaster (Cleveland Browns), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 4 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Jul 5 Terence Cooper, British actor (Casino Royale), born in Carnmoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (d. 1997)
  • Jul 7 David McCullough, American author (Truman; John Adams), popular historian, TV documentary host and narrator (Seabiscuit; The Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2022) [1]
  • Jul 7 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • Jul 12 Brian Cant, British stage and screen actor and children's television presenter (Play School, 1964-85), born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England (d. 2017)
  • Jul 13 Patsy Byrne, English actress (Stealing Heaven, Blackadder II), born in Ashford, (d. 2014)
  • Jul 17 Bruce Wells, English boxer (European amateur light middleweight champion 1953) & actor (Dr. Who 1965-73), born in Harlesden, Middlesex (d. 2009)
  • Jul 20 Aliki Vouyouklaki, actress (Madalena)
  • Jul 22 Bertice Reading, American stage and screen actress and singer (The Jazz Train; Requiem For A Nun; Moon In The Gutter), born in Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Jul 23 Bert Convy, American actor and game show host (Tattletales), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
  • Jul 24 John Aniston, American actor (Search for Tomorrow, Day of our Lives), born in Crete, Greece
  • Jul 26 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 29 "Captain" Lou Albano, American professional wrestler, 1953-69, wrestler manager (1969-95), and actor (Cyndi Lauper music videos; Super Mario Brothers), born in Rome, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2009)
  • Jul 29 Robert Fuller, American actor (Laramie, Wagon Train), born in Troy, New York
  • Jul 30 Ben Piazza, American actor (Santa Barbara; The Blues Brothers; Dallas), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1991)

Weddings in Film & TV

Fred Astaire

Jul 12 Fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time Fred Astaire (34) weds socialite Phyllis Livingston Potter (25)

Jack Dempsey

Jul 18 American heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds American Broadway singer and actress Hannah Williams (22); divorce in 1943