June 1934 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 1st appearance of Donald Duck in a cartoon, "The Wise Little Hen"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 (Charles) "Pat" Boone, American singer ("Tutti Frutti"), actor (April Love; The Cross and The Switchblade; No More Mr. Nice Guy) and TV personality (The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 1 Peter Masterson, actor (Ambush Bay), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 4 William Elliott, American actor (Bridget Loves Bernie - "Otis"; Adam-12- "Officer Grant"), and jazz drummer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1983)
  • Jun 7 Beverly Wills, American actress (I Married Joan - "Beverly"; Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1963)
  • Jun 8 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • Jun 12 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), born in Wheaton, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Jun 16 Bill Cobbs [Wilbert], American actor (Night at the Museum, The Color of Money), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 16 Eileen Atkins, English actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • Jun 20 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress (Helen of Troy), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 20 Wendy Craig, English actress (Butterflies), born in Sacriston, England
  • Jun 26 Dave Grusin, American jazz pianist and Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer specializing in film scores (The Milagro Beanfield War; Ishtar), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Jun 26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness; Target; Iceman; Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 6 Max Pallenberg [Pollack], Austrian extempore farce actor (Morn to Midnight), husband of operetta star Fritzi Massary, dies in air crash at 56
  • Jun 8 Dorothy Dell [Goff], American child actress (Little Miss Marker, Wharf Angel), dies in a road accident at 19