On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in July 1981

  • Jul 1 George Voskovec [Jirí Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • Jul 2 Robert Emmett Keane, actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon), dies
  • Jul 3 Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Jul 7 Keefe Brasselle [John Brasselli], American actor (The Eddie Cantor Story, Be Our Guest), dies of liver disease at 58
  • Jul 8 Loring Smith, actor (Hartmans), dies at 86
  • Jul 25 Ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69
  • Jul 27 William Wyler, American film director (Ben-Hur, Mrs Miniver), dies at 79