On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in July 1967

  • Jul 8 Vivian Leigh, English stage and film actress (Gone with the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53
  • Jul 9 Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77
  • Jul 17 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), dies at 74
  • Jul 17 Gertrude McCoy, American silent screen actress (Blue Bird), dies at 77

Basil Rathbone

Jul 21 Basil Rathbone, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

  • Jul 30 John Macchia, American actor (Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party), dies of stroke at 35