July 1997 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 15 Jerold Mackenzie awarded $26.6M (later reduced to $625,000) for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker
  • Jul 17 30th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 Autumn Jackson, found guilty of trying to extort $40M from Bill Cosby

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jul 20 Billi Bruno, American actress
  • Jul 22 Field Cate, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 4 "Beverly Hills 90210" actor Ian Ziering (34) weds model-actress Nikki Schieler (26) in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Actor Bill Murray (46) weds costume designer Jennifer Butler (30)

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 26 Director James Cameron (42) weds actress Linda Hamilton (40) in Malibu, California

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Robert Mitchum, actor (Winds of War), dies at 79
  • Jul 2 Jimmy Stewart, American actor (The Philadelphia Story and It's a Wonderful Life), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 89
  • Jul 4 Charles Kuralt, news anchor (CBS Sunday Morning), dies at 62
  • Jul 15 Alan Chaig, paleontologist (Carl Sagan of BBC), dies at 70
  • Jul 20 Linda Stirling, college prof/B movie actress (Pretender), dies at 75
  • Jul 24 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), dies of a brain tumour at 63
  • Jul 25 Dora Maar, Picasso model/companion, dies at 89
  • Jul 27 K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier, dies at 99
  • Jul 27 Isabel Dean, English actress (Five Days One Summer Virgin Island, Ransom), dies at 79