July 1973 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Peter Kay, British comedian
  • Jul 3 Johnny Terris, Canadian actor and director
  • Jul 3 Patrick Wilson, American actor ( Angels in America), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Jul 7 Troy Garity, American actor
  • Jul 8 Kathleen Robertson, Canadian actress (Beverly Hills, 90210), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Jul 9 Enrique Murciano, American actor
  • Jul 14 Candela Peña, Spanish actress
  • Jul 15 Brian Austin Green, American actor (David-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Jul 15 Chris Taylor, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser
  • Jul 16 Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author
  • Jul 17 Liam Kyle Sullivan, American comedian and actor
  • Jul 19 Saïd Taghmaoui, French actor
  • Jul 21 Ali Landry, American actress and pageant winner (Miss USA 1996), born in Cecilia, Louisiana
  • Jul 23 Omar Epps, American actor
  • Jul 23 Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
  • Jul 25 David Denman, American actor
  • Jul 26 Kate Beckinsale, British actress (Underworld series), born in London
  • Jul 27 Amy Linn Duncan, Miss America-Oklahoma (1997), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jul 28 Scott Bloom, actor (Keys, Stuff), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Jul 29 Stephen Dorff, actor (I Know My Name is Steven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 30 Cara Jackson, Chandler Arizona, Miss America-Arizona (1996)
  • Jul 30 Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
  • Jul 31 Chandra North, American supermodel

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 6 "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)
  • Jul 28 "Charlie's Angels" actress Farah Fawcett (26) weds "The Six Million Dollar Man" actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 28 Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Elizabeth "Betty" Grable, American singer, dancer, pin-up girl and actress (I Wake Up Screaming, How to Marry a Millionaire, Gay Divorcee), dies of lung cancer at 56
  • Jul 2 George Macready, American actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73
  • Jul 6 Joe E. Brown, American comedian (Buck Circus Hour), dies after long illness at 80
  • Jul 6 Patrick McVey, actor (Manhunt, Big Town), dies at 63
  • Jul 7 Veronica Lake [Constance Ockleman], American actress (Sullivan's Travels, I Married a Witch), dies from hepatitis and acute kidney injury at 50
  • Jul 11 Isabel Randolph, actress (Mrs Nester-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 83
  • Jul 11 Robert Ryan, American actor (Billy Budd, Dirty Dozen, Longest Day), dies from lung cancer at 63
  • Jul 12 Lon Chaney Jr, American actor (Hawkeye, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies after long illness at 67
  • Jul 13 Willy Fritsch, German actor (Spies, Women in the Moon), dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Jul 18 Jack Hawkins, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), dies of post-operative complications at 62

Person of interestBruce Lee

Jul 20 Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Hong Kong and American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • Jul 21 Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), dies after long illness at 69
  • Jul 24 Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
  • Jul 28 Royal Butler [Edwin Richey], American actor (Zenobia), dies at 80
  • Jul 29 Eileen Percy, Irish silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
  • Jul 30 Guy Middleton, British actor (Oh! What a Lovely War, Laughter in Paradise), dies following a heart attack at 66