On This Day

July 2013 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Television Premiere

Jul 11 "Orange Is the New Black" premieres on Netflix starring Taylor Schilling, first series to be nominated for comedy and drama Emmy awards

  • Jul 18 46th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Album Release

Jul 19 Selena Gomez releases her debut solo studio album "Stars Dance"


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jul 8 Model Amber Rose (29) weds rapper Wiz Khalifa (25) in Pennsylvania

Halle Berry

Jul 13 "Catwoman" actress Halle Berry (46) weds actor Olivier Martinez (47) at Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France

Jimmy Kimmel

Jul 13 TV host Jimmy Kimmel (45) weds co-head writer Molly McNearney in Ojai, California

  • Jul 30 "Hunger Games" actor Sam Claflin (27) weds actress Laura Haddock (27) in a private ceremony

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jul 7 Anna Wing, British stage and screen actress (EastEnders, 1985-88 - "Lou Beale"; Blithe Spirit), dies at 98
  • Jul 12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jul 12 Alan Whicker, British journalist and TV broadcaster (Whicker's World), dies at 91

Cory Monteith

Jul 13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

  • Jul 19 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Jul 19 Poncie Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), dies from heart failure at 80
  • Jul 22 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • Jul 25 Bernadette Lafont, French actress (Perils of Gwendoline), dies from cardiac arrest at 74
  • Jul 28 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), dies from bladder cancer at 80
  • Jul 31 Michael Ansara, American actor (Broken Arrow, Centennial), dies at 91