July 2002 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 On 200th anniversary of his birth French author Alexandre Dumas' ('The Three Musketeers') ashes are interred in the Panthéon in Paris in a televised ceremony



Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
  • Jul 5 "Smallville" actor Tom Welling (25) weds model Jamie White in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
  • Jul 20 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 5 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), dies at 78
  • Jul 6 John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)
  • Jul 8 Ward Kimball, American animator (b. 1914)

Person of interestRod Steiger

Jul 9 Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), dies of pneumonia at 77

  • Jul 23 Reginald "Leo" McKern, Australian actor (Blue Lagoon, Help, Mouse that Roared), dies of health complications at 82
  • Jul 24 Maurice Denham, British actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92