July 1945 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 6 Abbott and Costello's film "The Naughty Nineties" released featuring longest version of their "Who's on First" routine

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor
  • Jul 3 Michael Cole, actor (Pete-Mod Squad), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jul 5 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 6 Burt Ward, [Gervis], actor (Robin-Batman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 10 Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • Jul 10 Jean-Marie PoirĂ©, French film director, born in Paris
  • Jul 12 Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor (Inferno), born in Naples, Italy
  • Jul 16 Jos Stelling, Dutch film director (Pointsman), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Jul 17 Fenneken Fockema Andreae, Dutch actress (Sea Gull)
  • Jul 19 George Dzundza, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Law & Order), born in Rosenheim,Germany
  • Jul 21 Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)
  • Jul 21 Lydia Shum, Hong Kong comedian and actress (d. 2008)
  • Jul 23 Harold W Hennep, Arubians Dutch dancer and actor (Plus Echo)
  • Jul 25 Donna Theodore, American actress and singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts), born in Pleasanton, California
  • Jul 26 Linda Harrison, American actress (Bracken's World, Planet of Apes), born in Berlin, Maryland

Person of interestHelen Mirren

Jul 26 Helen Mirren [Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironoff], English actress (The Queen, The Madness of King George), born in London, England

Actress Helen Mirren
Actress
Helen Mirren
  • Jul 29 Michelle Angelo, Kingsville Tx, actress (Funny Girl)
  • Jul 30 David Sanborn, American jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show), born in Tampa, Florida

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 21 Master of quick wit and widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era Groucho Marx (54) weds Kay Marvis

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 19 George Barbier, American actor (Tarzan's Revenge, Wife vs Secretary), dies at 80