On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in July 1969

  • Jul 2 Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)
  • Jul 5 Ben Alexander, American actor (Dragnet, All Quiet on the Western Front), dies of natural causes at 58
  • Jul 5 Leo McCarey, American film director (The Awful Truth), dies at 70
  • Jul 7 Erskine Sanford, American actor (Citizen Kane, Angel on My Shoulder), dies at 83
  • Jul 9 Rob de Vries, actor and director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51
  • Jul 15 Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day; The Wages of Fear), dies after long illness at 56
  • Jul 18 Barbara Pepper [Marion], American actress (Foreign Correspondent, Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), dies of coronary thrombosis at 54
  • Jul 25 Douglas Moore, American concert, stage, and film composer (The Ballad of Baby Doe), dies at 75
  • Jul 26 Raymond Walburn, American actor (Christmas in July), dies after illness at 81