On This Day

July 2009 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 1 Animated film "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" directed by Carlos Saldanha and Mike Thurmeieris with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo is released

Actor Ray Romano
Actor
Ray Romano

Film release premierFilm Release

Jul 15 "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the 6th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide

Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Jul 23 42nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 9 Actress Anna Faris (32) weds actor Chris Pratt (30) in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia

  • Jul 11 "Step Up" actor Channing Tatum (32) weds actress Jenna Dewan (31) at Church Estate Vineyards in Malibu, California
  • Jul 11 "Rushmore" actor Jason Schwartzman (30) weds fashion designer Brady Cunningham in San Fernando Valley

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 11 WWE star John Cena (32) weds Elizabeth Huberdeau in Boston, Massachusetts

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

  • Jul 25 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Marc Blucas (37) weds journalist Ryan Haddon (38) in Erie, Pennsylvania

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Jul 6 Actress Rachael Bella (25) divorces "Terminator 2" actor Eddie Furlong (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Karl Malden [Mladen George Sekulovich], American actor (Streets of San Francisco, American Express, A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of natural causes at 97
  • Jul 1 Mollie Sugden, English actress (Are You Being Served?), dies at 86
  • Jul 4 Brenda Joyce [Betty Graffina Leabo], American actress (Tarzan, The Rains Came), dies of complications from pneumonia at 92
  • Jul 4 Lasse Str√∂mstedt, Swedish writer and actor, dies at 74
  • Jul 12 Donald MacCormick, British broadcaster, dies at 70
  • Jul 14 Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Polish actor (b. 1934)

Person of interestWalter Cronkite

Jul 17 Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist and news anchor (CBS Evening News 1962-81), dies of cerebrovascular disease at 92

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
  • Jul 22 Peter Krieg, German documentary filmmaker, producer and writer (b. 1947)
  • Jul 25 Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant (unsuccessful), viral phenomenon (b. 1984)
  • Jul 25 Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (b. 1958)
  • Jul 31 Harry Alan Towers, English film producer and screenwriter (b. 1920)