July 2012 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jul 12 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 16 "The Dark Knight Rises", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, premieres in New York

  • Jul 20 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 4 NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) weds "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada in Saint Martin
  • Jul 4 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sara Ramirez (36) weds TIMEC's business analyst Ryan Debolt in a private beachside ceremony in New York

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux (42) weds TV director Nancy Strang (37)

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Broadcaster
Louis Theroux
  • Jul 21 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California
  • Jul 26 NBA guard Rafer Alston (36) weds "Basketball Wives" star Ashley Walker at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida
  • Jul 28 "Franklin & Bash" actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (38) weds advertising executive Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 16 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India

Comedian Russell Brand
Comedian
Russell Brand
Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 18 WWE wrestler John Cena (35) divorces Elizabeth Huberdeau (33) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 3 years of getting married

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
  • Jul 20 "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey (38) divorces musician Peter Loughran due to irreconcilable differences
  • Jul 25 Actress Sunny Mabrey (36) divorces "Brotherhood" actor Ethan Embry (34) due to irreconcilable differences after almost 7 years marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 2 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • Jul 3 Andy Griffith, American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), dies from a heart attack at 86
  • Jul 4 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), dies at 89

Person of interestErnest Borgnine

Jul 8 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice station Zebra, Marty), dies from renal failure at 95

  • Jul 13 Richard Darryl Zanuck, American Academy Award winning film producer, dies from a heart attack at 77
  • Jul 15 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), dies at 95
  • Jul 18 Rajesh Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor officially titled "The First Superstar of Indian cinema," dies from kidney problems at 69
  • Jul 20 Simon Ward, English actor, dies at 70
  • Jul 20 Sir Alastair Burnet [James William Alexander Burnet], British journalist and broadcaster (News at Ten), dies at 84
  • Jul 24 Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II), dies from lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 24 Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • Jul 27 Norman Alden, American character actor (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden), dies from natural causes at 87
  • Jul 27 R G Armstrong [Robert Golden], American actor (Predator, Dick Tracey, T.H.E. Cat), dies of natural causes at 95
  • Jul 27 Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, dies from prostate cancer at 68