On This Day

July 1934 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Jamie Farr, American actor (Klinger-M*A*S*H, AfterMASH), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Jean Marsh, English actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London

Person of interestSydney Pollack

Jul 1 Sydney Pollack, American director, actor and producer (Tootsie, Out of Africa), born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 2008)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
  • Jul 1 Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • Jul 4 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 5 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Jul 8 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England
  • Jul 15 Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
  • Jul 17 Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)
  • Jul 18 Edward Bond, English playwright and director (Blow-up), born in Holloway, North London
  • Jul 18 Darlene Conley, American actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Jul 19 Willem Nijholt, Dutch actor (De Nietsnut, Respect, Op Afbetaling), born in Gombong, Central Java

Person of interestLouise Fletcher

Jul 22 Louise Fletcher, actress (One Flew over Cuckoo's Nest), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Jul 25 Claude Zidi, French film director and screenwriter (My New Partner), born in Paris
  • Jul 26 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • Jul 28 Jacques d'Amboise, American ballet dancer, and choreographer (NYC Ballet Company, 1949-84), actor (Seven Brides For Seven Brothers), and educator (founded National Dance Institute, 1976), born in Dedham Massachusetts (d. 2021) [1]

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 29 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (24) weds screenwriter Arthur Sheekman (33)

Actress Gloria Stuart
Actress
Gloria Stuart

Deaths in Film & TV

Person of interestMarie Dressler

Jul 28 Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer