On This Day

Year 2007 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Weddings in Film & TV


Divorces in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 26 John Normington, English actor (b. 1937)
  • Jul 27 Lucky Grills, Australian actor (b. 1928)
  • Jul 28 Karl Gotch, Belgian professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Jul 29 Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
  • Jul 29 Michel Serrault, French actor (Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud, La Cage aux Folles), dies at 79
  • Jul 29 Tom Snyder, American television personality (The Tomorrow Show), dies at 71
  • Jul 30 Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director (b. 1912)

Person of interestIngmar Bergman

Jul 30 Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), dies at 89

Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman
  • Aug 2 Kay Dotrice [Katherine Newman], British actress (Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • Aug 7 Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • Aug 8 Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)
  • Aug 10 Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950)
  • Aug 11 Franz Antel, Austrian filmmaker (Der Bockerer), dies at 94
  • Aug 12 Merv Griffin, American television host and game show creator, dies at 82
  • Aug 13 Brian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (b. 1964)
  • Aug 16 The Missing Link, professional wrestler (b. 1939)
  • Aug 23 Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, dies at 80
  • Aug 24 Aaron Russo, American political activist, movie producer and director (Trading Places, Wise Guys, The Rose), dies of cancer at 64
  • Aug 26 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, dies at 72
  • Aug 27 Emma Penella, Spanish actress, dies at 76
  • Aug 28 Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-American actress (Katsumi-Sayonara, Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father), dies at 78
  • Aug 30 Roef Ragas, Dutch actor (Missing Link, Red Rain, Juju, Mykosch), dies at 42
  • Aug 31 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, dies at 79
  • Sep 2 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (Frankie Darro, The Cisco), dies at 83
  • Sep 6 Percy Rodriguez [Rodrigues], Canadian actor (Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Brainwaves), dies of kidney failure at 89

Person of interestJane Wyman

Sep 10 Jane Wyman, American Academy Award-winning actress (Johnny Belinda; Magnificent Obsession) and 1st wife of Ronald Reagan, dies of natural causes at 90

Actress Jane Wyman
Actress
Jane Wyman
  • Sep 12 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), dies at 64
  • Sep 15 Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)
  • Sep 21 Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), dies at 84
  • Sep 29 Lois Maxwell [Hooker], Canadian actress (Goldfinger, Dr. No, Miss Moneypenny), dies at 80
  • Oct 1 Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931)
  • Oct 2 George Grizzard, American Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica), dies at 79
  • Oct 9 Carol Bruce [Shirley Levy], American actress (Behind the Eight Ball, WKRP in Cincinnati), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 87
  • Oct 12 Lon "Lonny" Chapman, American actor (Investigator, For the People), dies from heart disease at 87
  • Oct 16 Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (From Here to Eternity, The King and I), dies at 86

Person of interestRobert Goulet

Oct 30 Robert Goulet, American singer and actor, dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 73

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet
  • Nov 1 S. Ali Raza, Bollywood Screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • Nov 2 Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (b. 1923)
  • Nov 2 Henry Cele, South African Actor; best known for his onscreen portrayal of the legendary Shaka Zulu
  • Nov 2 The Fabulous Moolah [Mary Lillian Ellison], American pro wrestler (World Champion 1956-83), dies from a heart attack at 84
  • Nov 4 Peter Viertel, German-American author and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • Nov 6 Hilda Braid, English actress ( Eastenders), dies at 78
  • Nov 10 Laraine Day [La Raine Johnson], American actress (Dr. KIldaire, Foreign Correspondent), dies at 87
  • Nov 16 Grethe Kausland, Norwegian actress and singer (b. 1947)
  • Nov 16 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author, dies at 61
  • Nov 19 Dick Wilson, British-American actor, dies at 91
  • Nov 21 Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (All About My Mother), dies at 86
  • Nov 22 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer, 1st producer of Doctor Who, dies at 71
  • Nov 22 Reg Park, British bodybuilder (Mr Universe 1951, 58, 65), dies at 79
  • Nov 26 Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian television comedy writer, dies at 94
  • Nov 27 Bill Moor [William Hendrickson Moor III], American actor (Kramer vs. Kramer, The Devil's Advocate, Hanky Panky), dies at 76
  • Dec 1 Anton Rodgers, British actor (b. 1933)
  • Dec 3 James Kemsley, Australian cartoonist and actor (b. 1948)
  • Dec 6 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, dies at 24
  • Dec 11 Ashleigh Aston Moore, Canadian Actress (b. 1981)
  • Dec 13 Floyd Red Crow Westerman, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Dec 15 John Berg, American actor (Star Trek: Nemesis), takes his own life at 58
  • Dec 18 Jack Linkletter, American TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny), dies at 70
  • Dec 22 Joe Ames, American singer and actor (The Ames Brothers Show), dies at 86
  • Dec 23 Michael Kidd, American film and stage choreographer (b. 1915)
  • Dec 27 Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Polish film director (b. 1922)
  • Dec 31 Bill Idelson, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Dec 31 Kathryn Ish, American actress (b. 1936)
  • Dec 31 Markku Peltola, Finnish actor and musician (b. 1956)