Deaths in Film & TV on July 1

  • 1944 Carl Mayer, Austrian-Jewish actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1968 Virginia Weidler, actress (All This & Heaven Too), dies at 42
  • 1979 Richard Ward, actor (Beacon Hill), dies at 64
  • 1981 George Voskovec [JirĂ­ Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • 1982 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86
  • 1986 Roy Poole, actor (Winds of War), dies at 62
  • 1989 William Ching, actor (Moonlighter, Terror in Haunted House), dies
  • 1990 Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
  • 1991 Michael Landon, American actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), dies of cancer at 54
  • 1996 Alfred Marks, actor (Fanny Hill, Desert Mice), dies at 75
  • 1996 Margaux Hemingway, American fashion model and actress (Lipstick), commits suicide at 41
  • 1996 Steve Tesich, screenwriter/playwright, dies at 53
  • 1997 Robert Mitchum, actor (Winds of War), dies at 79
  • 1999 Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (b. 1908)
  • 1999 Sylvia Sidney, American actress (b. 1910)
  • 2000 Walter Matthau, American actor (b. 1920)
  • 2003 N!xau, Namibian actor (b. 1944)

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2004 Marlon Brando, American actor (The Godfather, A Street Cart Named Desire and On the Waterfront), dies at 80

  • 2009 Karl Malden, American actor (b. 1912)
  • 2009 Mollie Sugden, English actress (b. 1922)
  • 2010 Ilene Woods, American actress (b. 1929)
  • 2011 Leslie Brooks, American actress (b. 1922)
  • 2017 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, dies at 75