July 1974 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 24 "Death Wish", based on the novel by Brian Garfield, directed by Michael Winner and starring Charles Bronson is released in the US

  • Jul 31 6th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Michele Krasnoo, Culver City California, actress (Kickboxer IV)
  • Jul 2 Moon So-ri, South Korean actress
  • Jul 8 Zhanna Friske, Russian actress and singer
  • Jul 8 Tami Erin, American actress and model
  • Jul 10 Jennifer Montica Curry, Muscatine Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1996)
  • Jul 10 Chiwetel Ejiofor, English film and theatre actor ("Twelve Years a Slave"), born in London
  • Jul 12 Gregory Helms, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 14 David Mitchell, English comedian and actor
  • Jul 16 Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member
  • Jul 19 Rey Bucanero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Jul 20 Simon Rex, American actor
  • Jul 22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer (Meet Me at the Movies), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • Jul 22 Franka Potente, German actress
  • Jul 23 Sonny Siaki, Samoan-born professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Kathryn Hahn, American actress
  • Jul 25 Jay R Ferguson, American actor (Evening Shade, Mad Men), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 25 Kenzo Suzuki, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Jul 28 Justin Lee Collins, British radio host, actor and comedian, born in Southmead, Bristol

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 30 Hilary Swank, American actress (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Actress Hilary Swank
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Hilary Swank
  • Jul 31 Emilia Fox, English actress (The Pianist), born in London

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 19 Joe Flynn, actor (McHale's Navy), dies at 59
  • Jul 20 Allen Jenkins, American actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), dies at 74
  • Jul 22 Edna Lewis Thomas, US actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
  • Jul 22 Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • Jul 23 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
  • Jul 24 Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air
  • Jul 24 Ernest Milton, actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84
  • Jul 28 Truman Bradley, TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69