July 1971 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 24 WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 28 Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 1 Julianne Nicholson, American actress
  • Jul 1 Steven W. Bailey, American actor
  • Jul 6 Kari Kupcinet, actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 6 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress
  • Jul 8 Wendy Benson, American actress (Meredith-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • Jul 11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • Jul 14 Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 14 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
  • Jul 16 Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California
  • Jul 18 Sarah McLeod, New Zealand actress
  • Jul 20 Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Nepean,Ontario
  • Jul 21 Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
  • Jul 22 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French British actress (La BĂ»che, Antichrist), born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Christopher Lee [Lee Meng Soon], Malaysian actor, singer and model (Show Hand), born in Malacca, Malaysia
  • Jul 24 Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California
  • Jul 29 Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
  • Jul 29 Monica Calhoun, American actress
  • Jul 30 Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor
  • Jul 30 Christine Taylor, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 19 "The Who" lead singer Roger Daltrey (27) weds model Heather Taylor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 3 Renie Riano, English-born American actress dies after long illness at 71
  • Jul 12 Yvon Robert, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1914)
  • Jul 15 Guy Wilkerson, American actor (Dead or Alive, West of Texas, Shootin' Iron), dies of cancer at 71
  • Jul 23 Van Heflin [Emmett Evan Heflin Jr], American actor (Great Adventure, Madame Bovary), dies from a heart attack at 60