July 1985 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 3 CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Jul 3 Tinker Bell's first nightly flight at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 3 "Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released

  • Jul 15 Deborah Carthy-Deu, of Puerto Rico, crowned 34th Miss Universe

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Lea Seydoux. French actress (Blue Is the Warmest Colour, Spectre), born in Paris, France

Person of interestAshley Tisdale

Jul 2 Ashley Tisdale, American actress and singer (High School Musical), born in Monmouth County, New Jersey

Actress and Singer Ashley Tisdale
Actress and Singer
Ashley Tisdale
  • Jul 3 Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor.
  • Jul 5 Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress
  • Jul 6 Ranveer Singh, Bollywood actor (Bajirao Mastani), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jul 11 Aki Maeda, Japanese actress
  • Jul 12 Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel
  • Jul 14 Phoebe Waller-Bridge, English actress, writer and director (Fleabag), born in London, England
  • Jul 18 Chace Crawford, American actor
  • Jul 20 John Francis Daley, American actor
  • Jul 22 Akira Tozawa, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Jul 25 James Lafferty, American actor (One Tree Hill-Nathan Scott), born in Hemet, California
  • Jul 25 Jasmine Lennard, British model and reallity TV star (Big Brother), born in Belgravia, Westminster, England
  • Jul 27 Benedita Pereira, Portuguese actress, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Jul 27 Lou Taylor Pucci, American actor (Thumbsucker), born in Seaside Heights, New Jersey
  • Jul 28 Dustin Milligan, Canadian actor, born in Yellowknife, Canada

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 5 Marion Byron, actress (Steamboat Bill Jr), dies at 73
  • Jul 7 Patti McCarty, actress (Gangster of the Frontier), dies at 64
  • Jul 8 Phil Foster, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72
  • Jul 9 Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49
  • Jul 17 Margo, actress (Rumba, Viva Zapata), dies at 68 of a brain tumor
  • Jul 21 Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65
  • Jul 21 Vicki Vola, actress (Miss Miller-Mr District Attorney)
  • Jul 28 Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54
  • Jul 29 James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69