July 2011 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Premiere

Jul 7 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London

Film Premiere

Jul 19 "Captain America: The First Avenger", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Jul 21 44th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Weddings in Film & TV

Kate Moss

Jul 1 English model Kate Moss (37) weds English guitarist Jamie Hince (42) at St. Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire

  • Jul 15 American TV personality and host Vanessa Minnillo (30) weds American singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (37) at Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in British Virgin Islands

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (40) divorces actor Thomas Jane (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Divorce of Interest

Jul 1 Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) and actress Scarlett Johansson (26) divorce due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

  • Jul 1 Ann Serano Lopez divorces actor and talk show host George Lopez (49) due to irreconcilable differences

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jul 1 Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 1 Leslie Brooks, American actress (b. 1922)
  • Jul 3 Anna Massey, English actress (De Sade, Doll's House), dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), dies of a stroke at 87
  • Jul 12 Sherwood Schwartz, American television screenwriter and producer (The Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island), dies at 94
  • Jul 15 Googie Withers, British actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 17 David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
  • Jul 19 Sheila Burrell, British actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark), dies at 89
  • Jul 22 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • Jul 22 Tom Aldredge, American actor (The Sopranos, What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), dies at 83
  • Jul 24 Jane White, African-American actress and singer (Strange Fruit, Once Upon a Mattress), dies at 88
  • Jul 25 Michael Cacoyannis, Greek film director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women), dies at 90
  • Jul 25 Mihalis Kakogiannis, Cypriot filmmaker (b. 1922)
  • Jul 29 Claude Laydu, Belgian-born Swiss actor (Diary of a Country Priest), dies at 84