Deaths in Film & TV on July 31

  • 1948 Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70
  • 1965 James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75
  • 1968 Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66
  • 1978 Carleton Percy Hobbs, actor (I Claudius, Dark Places), dies at 80
  • 1979 Beatrix Lehmann, actress (Psyche '59, Rat, Staircase), dies at 76
  • 1980 Bobby Van, actor/TV host (Make Me Laugh), dies of cancer at 49
  • 1984 Bill Raisch, American one armed actor (The Fugitive, Spartacus, Sweet Smell of Success), dies from lung cancer at 79
  • 1995 Genevieve Tobin Keighley, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini), dies at 83
  • 2004 Virginia Grey, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2004 Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927)
  • 2009 Harry Alan Towers, English film producer and screenwriter (b. 1920)
  • 2013 Michael Ansara, American actor, dies at 91
  • 2017 Jeanne Moreau, French actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim), dies at 89