Deaths in Film & Television in July 1979

  • Jul 1 Richard Ward, actor (Beacon Hill), dies at 64
  • Jul 5 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), dies at 76
  • Jul 8 Michael Wilding, actor (Waterloo, Zarakm Naked Edge), dies
  • Jul 14 George De Witt, TV host (Name that Tune), dies at 56
  • Jul 22 Hope Summers, actress (Clara - "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 78
  • Jul 22 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American boxer/actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
  • Jul 24 Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65
  • Jul 27 Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52
  • Jul 27 Shirley Mason, actress (Let it Rain, Dark Skies), dies at 79
  • Jul 29 Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916)
  • Jul 30 Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 67
  • Jul 31 Beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76