July 1944 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 3 "Double Indemnity" film noir directed by Billy Wilder and starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck is released in Baltimore, Maryland

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 3 Paul Young, actor (Another Time Another Place)
  • Jul 4 Ray Meagher, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Roma, Queensland, Australia
  • Jul 8 Jeffrey Tambor, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 11 Bill Boggs, TV host/producer (Midday, Morton Downey Jr Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 12 Denise Nicholas, American actress (Room 222, Baby I'm Back), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 15 Jan-Michael Vincent, actor (Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 15 Millie Jackson, Thompson Ga, model/singer (Get it out 'cha system)
  • Jul 18 Jonelle Allen, American actress (Bessie-Palmerstown USA, Berringers), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 22 Guich Koock, actor (Harley Puckett-Carter Country), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jul 25 Mijanou van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)
  • Jul 26 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Jul 30 Frances de la Tour, English actress (Bejeweled, Wombling Free), born in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England

Person of interestCharlie Chaplin

Jul 31 Geraldine Chaplin, American-born actress (Doctor Zhivago, 3 Musketeers) daughter of Charlie Chaplin, born in Santa Monica, California

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jul 31 Sherry Lansing, actress (China Syndrome, Black Rain), born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 23 Actress Susan Hayward (31) weds actor Jess Barker (32) at St. Thomas Church in Los Angeles, California

Actress Susan Hayward
Actress
Susan Hayward

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies of cancer at 49
  • Jul 20 Mildred Harris, American actress (b. 1901)