July 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Sunset Boulevard

Jul 12 Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Sunset Boulevard", based on Billy Wilder's 1950 film, starring Patti Lupone and Daniel Benzali, opens at the Adelphi Theatre, London

  • Jul 12 Talk radio host Don Imus begins broadcasting to Boston on WEEI (590 AM)

Sleepless in Seattle

Jul 25 Romantic comedy film "Sleepless in Seattle" starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, co-written and directed by Nora Ephron, is released

  • Jul 27 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • Jul 29 Walter Koenig (Chekov in Star Trek) suffers a mild heart attack

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Raini Rodriguez, American actress (Austin & Ally '"Trish"; Paul Blart: Mall Cop films), born in Bryan, Texas
  • Jul 18 Taemin [Lee Tae-min], South Korean pop singer-songwriter, dancer (Shinee - "Sherlock"; "Danger"; Super M), and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 26 Taylor Momsen, American singer and actress (Gossip Girl), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 28 Hannah Lochner, Canadian actress, born in Ontario

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 24 American "Night Court" actor Richard Moll (50) weds Susan Brown (32); divorce in 2005
  • Jul 25 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Fred Gwynne, American actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), dies of pancreatic cancer at 66
  • Jul 3 "Curly" Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Jul 4 Anne Shirley [Dawn Evelyeen Paris], British actress (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Murder My Sweet), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 4 Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
  • Jul 9 Will Rogers Jr, American politician (D-Representative 1943-44) writer, political commentator, and actor (Down to Earth), commits suicide at 81
  • Jul 10 Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • Jul 12 Gusti Huber, Austrian American actress, (The Diary of Anne Frank), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 12 Lily van Lugt Melsert, Dutch actress (Tomorrow Will Be Better), dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Robert Strong, American actor, dies at 87
  • Jul 15 David Brian, American actor (Accused of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), dies at 78
  • Jul 18 Davis Roberts [Robert Davis], American character actor (Westworld; Star Trek; The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Jul 18 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (Three Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • Jul 18 John Beck, American film producer (Harvey; The Singing Nun), dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Elmar Klos, Czech film director (The Shop on Main Street), dies at 83
  • Jul 21 Robert Glass, American film sound engineer (ET), is murdered at 53
  • Jul 24 Francis Bouygues, French film producer, dies at 70
  • Jul 24 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)
  • Jul 25 Nan Grey [Eschal Miller], American actress (Three Smart Girls, Dracula's Daughters), dies of heart failure on her 75th birthday
  • Jul 26 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Jul 28 Herbert Joeks [Herman Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo de clown), dies at 77
  • Jul 30 Jay Scott [Jeffrey Scott Beaven], American-Canadian movie critic, dies at 43