On This Day

July 1946 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 4 Ed O'Ross, American actor (Full Metal Jacket), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 6 Fred Dryer, American NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 1975; First-team All-Pro 1974; NY Giants, LA Rams) and actor (Hunter), born in Hawthorne, California

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

Jul 6 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • Jul 7 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 9 Natasha Pyne, English actress, born in Crawley, Sussex
  • Jul 10 Sue Lyon, American actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Jul 11 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • Jul 12 Sian Barbara Allen, American actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 Richard "Cheech" Marin, Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, and activist (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 14 John Wood, Australian actor (Blue Heelers), born in Melbourne, Australia

Person of interestLinda Ronstadt

Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, American rock/country/pop/Latin/opera singer ("Different Drum"; "It's So Easy"; "What's New?") and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona

Singer and Actress Linda Ronstadt
Singer and Actress
Linda Ronstadt
  • Jul 16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Jul 17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • Jul 18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor (Spoed), born in Lier, Flanders, Belgium
  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, American film director (Blue Collar) and screenwriter (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 22 Steve Friedman, American Emmy Award-winning TV news executive (NBC, 1977-87, 1990-95; CBS, 1997-2002), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestDanny Glover

Jul 22 Danny Glover, American actor (Lethal Weapon; The Color Purple), and human rights activist, born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover
  • Jul 27 Gwynne Gilford, American actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor (Taken 2), born in Bunić, Croatia
  • Jul 28 Linda Kelsey, American actress (Billie-Lou Grant, Kate-Day by Day), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 29 Diane Keen, English actress (The Cuckoo Waltz, Doctors), born in London, England