On This Day

July 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music Premiere

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 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 18 Taemin [Lee Tae-min], South Korean pop singer-songwriter, dancer (Shinee - "Sherlock"; solo - "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 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • Jul 18 Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Jul 21 Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56
  • Jul 21 Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53
  • 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], US/Canada movie critic, dies at 43