July in History  
 July 30
Edd Byrnes [Edward Byrne Breitenberger] - Actor
77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper
Jul. 30, 1933Born: New York, NY,

Ben Piazza - Actor
Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas
Jul. 30, 1934Born: Little Rock, Ark.
Sep. 7, 1991Died at 57

Ralph Taeger - Actor
Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo
Jul. 30, 1936Born: Richmond Hill, New York

Arnold [Alois] Schwarzenegger - Actor/body builder
Commando, Terminator
Jul. 30, 1947Born: Thal, Austria

William Atherton [William Atherton Knight] - Actor
Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44
Jul. 30, 1947Born: Orange, Connecticut

Frank Stallone - Actor
Barfly, Outlaw Force
Jul. 30, 1950Born: New York, NY,

Ken Olin - Actor
Hill St Blues, Michael on 'Thirty Something'
Jul. 30, 1954Born: Chicago, Ill,

Delta [Ramona Leah] Burke - Actress
Suzanne on 'Designing Women'
Jul. 30, 1956Born: Orlando, Fl.

Monique Gabrielle [Katherine Gonzalez] - Actress
Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon
Jul. 30, 1963Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson Gaines] - Actress
Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark
Sep. 29, 1915Born: Negros, Philippines
Jul. 30, 1992Died from throat cancer at 76

 July 29
William [Horatio] Powell - Actor
Thin Man, My Man Godfrey
Jul. 29, 1892Born: Pittsburgh, PA,
Mar. 5, 1984Died of cardiac arrest at 91

Clara [Gordon] Bow - Silent screen actress
It, Saturday Night Kid
Jul. 29, 1905Born: Brooklyn, NY
Sep. 27, 1965Died of a heart attack at 60

Thelma [Alice] Todd - Actress
Monkey Business, Horse Feathers, Dangerous Female, Devil's Brother
Jul. 29, 1906Born: Lawrence, Massachusetts
Dec. 16, 1935Died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, but was probably murdered.

Stephen [Horace Vincent] McNally - Actor
Split Second, 30 Seconds over Tokyo
Jul. 29, 1913Born: New York, NY
Jun. 4, 1994Died of heart failure at 80

'Professor' Irwin Corey - Comedian
Car Wash
Jul. 29, 1914Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Richard Egan - Actor
Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna
Jul. 29, 1921Born: San Francisco, CA
Jul. 20, 1987Died at 66

Robert Horton - Actor
Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena
Jul. 29, 1924Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Lloyd [Wolfe] Bochner - Actor
Twilight Zone, Cecil on 'Dynasty', Lonely Lady, Naked Gun 2 1/2
Jul. 29, 1924Born: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oct. 29, 2005Died of cancer at the age of 81

Robert Fuller [Buddy Lee] - Actor
Laramie, Wagon Train
Jul. 29, 1934Born: Troy, New York

Peter [Charles Archibald Ewart] Jennings - News anchor
ABC Evening News
Jul. 29, 1938Born: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug. 7, 2005Died at 67

David Warner - Actor
Holocaust,The Thirty-Nine Steps, Time After Time, Time Bandits
Jul. 29, 1941Born: Manchester, England

Roz Kelly - Actress
Owl & Pussycat, Happy Days
Jul. 29, 1943Born: Mount Vernon, NY

Leslie Easterbrook - Actress
Ryan's Hope, Police Acadamy 5
Jul. 29, 1949Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Jeanetta Arnette - Actress
Bernadette on 'Head of the Class'
Jul. 29, 1954Born: Washington, D.C

Alexandra [Elizabeth] Paul - Actress
Christine, American Flyers, Dragnet
Jul. 29, 1963Born: New York, NY

Lisa Peluso - Actress
Search for Tomorrow, Ava Alden Rescott on 'Loving'
Jul. 29, 1964Born: Philadelphia, PA,

'Wil' [Richard William] Wheaton - Actor
Star Trek TNG as'Wesley', Stand By Me
Jul. 29, 1972Born: Burbank, Ca.

Stephen Dorff - Actor
I Know My Name is Steven
Jul. 29, 1973Born: Atlanta, GA,

Raymond [Hart] Massey - Acto
Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Forty-Ninth Parallel, Dr. Kildare
Aug. 30, 1896Born: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul. 29, 1983Dies at 86

'David' [James David Graham] Niven - Actor
Around the World in Eighty Days, The Guns of Navarone, The Pink Pa
Mar. 1, 1910Born: London, England
Jul. 29, 1983Died at age 73

Pat McCormick - Comedian
Don Rickles Show, New Bill Cosby Show, Smokey and the Bandit
Jul. 17, 1934Born: Rocky River, Ohio
Jul. 29, 2005Died at 71

 July 28
Vivian Vance [Vivian Roberta Jones] - Actress
Ethel Mertz on 'I Love Lucy'
Jul. 28, 1907Born: Cherryvale, Ks.
Aug. 17, 1979Died of Breast Cancer at 70

Ann [Lee] Doran - Actress
Longstreet, Shirley, Rebel Without a Cause
Jul. 28, 1911Born: Amarillo, Texas
Sep. 19, 2000Died of natural causes at 89

[Samuel] Laird Cregar - Actor
Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square
Jul. 28, 1916Born: Philadelphia, PA,
Dec. 8, 1944Died of a heart attack at 31

Darryl [Gerard] Hickman - Actor
The Grapes of Wrath , Human Comedy, Tea & Sympathy
Jul. 28, 1931Born: Hollywood, CA,

'Phil' [Philip] Proctor - Comedian
Firesign Theater
Jul. 28, 1940Born:Goshen, Indiana

'Jim' [James Robert ] Davis - Cartoonist
Jul. 28, 1945Born: Fairmount, Indiana

Linda Kelsey - Actress
Billie on 'Lou Grant', Kate on 'Day by Day'
Jul. 28, 1946Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sally [Ann] Struther - Actress
Gloria on 'All in the Family'
Jul. 28, 1947Born: Portland, OR,

Georgia [Bright] Engel - Actress
Georgette on 'Mary Tyler Moore Show'
Jul. 28, 1948Born: Washington, D.C

Lori [Anne] Loughlin - Actress
Full House, Edge of Night, New Kids, Secret Admirer
Jul. 28, 1964Born: Queens, NY,

Scott Bloom - Actor
The Stuff, Who's the Boss?
Jul. 28, 1973Born: Manhasset, New York

Eugene [Harrison] Roche - Actor
Night Court, Star Trek VOY, Foul Play, Slaughterhouse Five
Sep. 22, 1928Born: Boston, Massachusetts
Jul. 28, 2004Died from a heart attack at 75

 July 27
Donald [George William] Crisp - Actor
How Green Was My Valley, Pollyana
Jul. 27, 1880Born: London, England
May. 25, 1974Died due to complications from a series of strokes at 91

Kennan Wynn [Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah] - Actor
Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor
Jul. 27, 1916Born: New York, NY,
Oct. 14, 1986Died at 70

Norman [Milton] Lear - TV writer/producer
All in The Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time
Jul. 27, 1922Born: New Haven, CT,

Jerry Van Dyke - Actor
My Mother the Car, Coach
Jul. 27, 1931Born: Danville, Ill,

'Don' [Donald] Galloway - Actor
Arrest & Trial, Ironside
Jul. 27, 1937Born: Brooksville, Ky.
Jan. 8, 2009Died after suffering a stroke at 71

Betty Thomas [Nienhauser] - Actress
Lucy Baines on 'Hill Street Blues'
Jul. 27, 1947Born: St. Louis, Missouri

Simon Jones - Comedian
The News is the News, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Twelve Monkeys
and Green Card.
Jul. 27, 1950Born: Willshire, England

Sasha Mitchell - Actor
Step by Step, Spike of Bensonhurst
Jul. 27, 1967Born: Los Angeles, CA,

James [Neville] Mason - Actor
Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil
May. 15, 1909Born: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
Jul. 27, 1984Died as a result of a heart attack

'Bob' [Leslie Townes] Hope - Entertainer/comedian
My Favorite Brunette
May. 29, 1903Born: Eltham, London, England
Jul. 27, 2003Died at 100

 July 26
US Postal Service
Jul. 26, 1775Postage 6¢-12½¢, depending on distance

'Gracie' [Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie] Allen - Comedienne / Mrs. George Burns
George Burns Show
Jul. 26, 1895Born: San Francisco, CA.
Aug. 27, 1964Died at 62

Marjorie Lord [Marjorie Wollenberg] - Actress
Kathy on 'Make Room for Daddy'
Jul. 26, 1918Born: San Francisco, CA,

Jason [Nelson] Robards Jr - Actor
A Thousand Clowns, Act 1, Any Wednesday
Jul. 26, 1922Born: Chicago, Ill,
Dec. 26, 2000Died from lung cancer at the age of 78.

James Best [Jules Guy] - Actor
Savages, Sounder, Rolling Thunder
Jul. 26, 1926Born: Powderly, Kentucky

Stanley Kubrick - Director
2001, Dr Strangelove, Lolita
Jul. 26, 1928Born: New York, NY,
Mar. 7, 1999Died at 71

Robert Colbert - Actor
Time Tunnel, Young & Restless
Jul. 26, 1931Born: Long Beach, CA,

Kathryn Hays - Actress
Star Trek TOS, Kim on 'As the World Turns'
Jul. 26, 1936Born: Princeton, Illinois

Darlene Love [Darlene Wright] - Singer/actress
Lethal Weapon
Jul. 26, 1941Born: Los Angeles, CA,

'Mick' [Michael Phillip] Jagger
Rolling Stones
Jul. 26, 1943Born: Dartford, Kent, England

Kiel Martin - Actor
Det. LaRue on 'Hill Street Blues'
Jul. 26, 1944Born: Pittsburgh, PA,
Dec. 28, 1990Died at the age of 46

Linda Harrison - Actress
Bracken's World, Planet of Apes
Jul. 26, 1945Born: Berlin, Md.

Helen Mirren [Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov] - Actress
Excalibur, 2010, The Mosquito Coast
Jul. 26, 1946Born: Chiswick, London, England

Susan [Melody] George - Actress
Straw Dogs, Mandingo
Jul. 26, 1950Born: London, England

Nana Visitor [Nana Tucker] - Actres
Star Trek DS9
Jul. 26, 1957Born: New York, New York

 July 25
Walter [Andrew] Brennan - Acto
The Real McCoys
Jul. 25, 1894Born: Swampscott, Mass.
Sep. 21, 1974Died of emphysema at 80

Jack Gilford [Jacob Aaron Gellman] - Actor
Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2
Jul. 25, 1907Born: New York, NY,
Jun. 2, 1990Died at 81

Estelle Getty [Estelle Scher] - Actress
Sophia Petrillo on 'Golden Girls'
Jul. 25, 1923Born: New York, NY,
Jul. 22, 2008Died from natural causes at 84

Jerry Paris [William Gerald Grossman] - Director/actor
Jerry on 'Dick Van Dyke Show'
Jul. 25, 1925Born: San Francisco, CA,
Mar. 31, 1986Died from complications from brain cancer surgery at 60

Barbara Harris - Actress
Family Plot, Plaza Suite
Jul. 25, 1935Born: Evanston, Illinois

Janet Margolin - Actress
Take the Money & Run, David & Lisa
Jul. 25, 1943Born: Los Angeles, CA,
Dec. 17, 1993Died of ovarian cancer at the age of 50

Lynn [Maria] Frederick - Actress
Henry VIII and his Six Wives, Schizophrenia, Space: 1999
Jul. 25, 1954Born: Middlesex, England
Apr. 27, 1994Died at the age of 39 from a suspected suicide

Iman [Mohamed Abdulmajid] - Model/Actress
Star Trek VI
Jul. 25, 1955Born: Mogadishu, Somalia

Jay R [Rowland] Ferguson Jr - Actor
Taylor Newton on 'Evening Shade', Surface
Jul. 25, 1974Born: Dallas, TX,

 July 24
Amelia [Mary] Earhart - Pilot
first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
Jul. 24, 1898Born: Atchison, Kansas
Jul. 2, 1937Died when her and her navigator disappeared during a tran pacific flight

Frank Silvera - Actor
High Chaparral
Jul. 24, 1914Born: Kingston, Jamaica
Jun. 11, 1970Died in a freak accident at his house by electrocution

Jacqueline Brookes - Actress
Nora on 'Jack & Mike', Star Trek TNG
Jul. 24, 1930Born: Montclair, NJ.

Mark [Charles] Goddard - Actor
Don West on 'Lost in Space'
Jul. 24, 1936Born: Lowell, Mass.

Ruth Buzzi - Comedienne
Laugh-In, Margie on 'That Girl'
Jul. 24, 1936Born: Westerly, RI.

Chris [Christopher] Sarandon - Actor
Child's Play, Dog Day Afternoon, Lipstick, Star Trek DS9
Jul. 24, 1942Born: Beckley, West Virginia

Robert Hays - Actor
Airplane, Starman, Scandalous
Jul. 24, 1947Born: Bethesda, Md,

Michael [Anthony] Richards - Comedian
Fridays, Cosmo Kramer in Seinfeld
Jul. 24, 1949Born: Culver City, California

Sam Behrens - Actor
General Hospital, LA Law
Jul. 24, 1950Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Lynda [Jean Córdova] Carter - Miss USA/actress
Wonder Woman, Billie Jo
Jul. 24, 1951Born: Phoenix, AZ,

Kadeem Hardison [Harlowitz] - Actor
Dwayne on 'Different World'
Jul. 24, 1965Born: New York, NY,

John P Navin Jr - Actor
Joey Elliot in 'Jennifer Slept Here', Taps, Losin it
Jul. 24, 1968Born: Philadelphia, PA,

'Peter' [Richard Henry] Sellers - Acto
Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies
Sep. 8, 1925Born: Southsea, Hampshire, England
Jul. 24, 1980Dies at 54

 July 23
Helen [Dorothy] Martin - Actress
Good Times, Pearl on '227'
Jul. 23, 1909Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Feb. 25, 2000Died at 81

Michael Wilding - Actor
Derby Day
Jul. 23, 1912Born: Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
Jul. 8, 1979Died at 66

Coral [Edith] Browne - Actress
Margaret on 'Time Express'
Jul. 23, 1913Born: Melbourne, Aust.
May. 29, 1991Died of breast cancer at the age of 77

Calvert [Grant] DeForest - Comedian
Larry 'Bud' Melman
Jul. 23, 1921Born: Conestoga, NY.
Mar. 19, 2007Died at the age of 85

Gloria [Mildred] DeHaven - Actress
Bog, Yellow Cab Man
Jul. 23, 1925Born: Los Angeles, CA,

'Bert' [Bernard Whalen] Convy - Game show host
Win, Lose or Draw
Jul. 23, 1933Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Jul. 15, 1991Dies at 57

'Ronny' [Daniel Ronald] Cox - Actor
St Elsewhere, Stargate SG-1
Jul. 23, 1936Born: Cloudcroft, NM.

Terence [Henry] Stamp - Actor
The Collector, Alien Nations, General Zod in Superman II
Jul. 23, 1938Born: Stepney, London, England

Larry Manetti - Actor
Baa Baa Black Sheep, Magnum PI
Jul. 23, 1947Born: Chicago, Ill.

Edie McClurg - Actress
Cinderella, Hogan Family
Jul. 23, 1951Born: Kansas City, Missouri

'Woody' [Woodrow Tracy] Harrelson - Actor
Woody Boyd on 'Cheers'
Jul. 23, 1961Born: Midland, Tx,

Lydia Cornell - Actress
Sara Rush on 'Too Close for Comfort'
Jul. 23, 1962Born: El Paso, TX,

Race Riots in Detroit, Mi. - Civil disturbance in Detroit, Michigan
also known as the 12th Street riot
Jul. 23, 196743 killed, 2,000 injured, 442 fires, over 7,200 arrests and more than 2,000 buildings burned down

'Vic' [Victor] Morrow - Acto
Twilight Zone, The Movie
Feb. 14, 1929Born: Bronx, NY,
Jul. 23, 1982Killed during filming of Twilight Zone at 53

Lloyd Gough - Actor
Mike Axford-Green Hornet
Sep. 21, 1907Born: New York City, New York
Jul. 23, 1984Died by an aortic aneurysm at 77

 July 22
'Dan' [Daniel Hale] Rowan - Comedian
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in
Jul. 22, 1922Born: Beggs, Okla,
Sep. 22, 1987Died of lymphatic cancer at 65

Orson Bean [Dallas Frederick Burrows] - Comedian
I Got a Secret, To Tell the Truth
Jul. 22, 1928Born: Burlington, Vt,

'Alex' [George Alexander] Trebek - TV game host
High Rollers, Jeopardy
Jul. 22, 1940Born: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Lucy Lee Flippin - Actress
Flo, Little House on the Prairie
Jul. 22, 1943Born: Philadelphia, PA.

Albert Brooks [Albert Lawrence Einstein] - Comedian
Broadcast News, Lost in America
Jul. 22, 1947Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Madeleine and Mary Collinson - Twin playmates
Oct, 1970
Jul. 22, 1952Born: Malta

'Willem' [William] Dafoe - Actor
Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning
Jul. 22, 1955Born: Appleton, Wisconsin

Patrick Laborteaux - Actor
Albert on 'Little House on Prairie', JAG
Jul. 22, 1965Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Charlotte [Lucy] Gainsbourg - Actress
The Little Thief
Jul. 22, 1971Born: London, England

[Sarah] Hope Summers - Actress
Clara on 'Andy Griffith Show'
Jun. 7, 1896Born: Mattoon, Illnois
Jul. 22, 1979Dies at 83

Estelle Getty [Estelle Scher] - Actress
Sophia Petrillo on 'Golden Girls'
Jul. 25, 1923Born: New York, NY,
Jul. 22, 2008Died from natural causes at 84

 July 21
'Ken' [Kenneth Olin] Maynard - Cowboy actor
Saturday Roundup
Jul. 21, 1895Born: Vevay, IN
Mar. 23, 1973Died at the age of 77

Ernest [Miller] Hemingway
Novelist, short story writer, and journalist.
Jul. 21, 1899Born: Oak Park, Illinois
Jul. 2, 1961Died at age 61. Committed suicide.

Allyn Joslyn - Actor
Heaven Can Wait, The Addams Family
Jul. 21, 1901Born: Milford, Pa.
Jan. 21, 1981Died of cardiac failure at 79

'Don' [Jesse Donald] Knotts - Actor
Andy Griffth Show, 3's Company
Jul. 21, 1924Born: Morgantown, WV.
Feb. 24, 2006Died at the age of 81 from lung cancer.

Edward [Kirk] Herrmann - Actor
Day of the Dolphin, Reds, Eleanor and Franklin
Jul. 21, 1943Born: Washington, DC

Robin [McLaurim] Williams - Comedian
Mork & Mindy, Awakenings
Jul. 21, 1951Born: Chicago, Ill,

'Jon' [Jonathan M.] Lovitz - Comedian
Jul. 21, 1957Born: Tarzana, Calif.

Lance Guest - Actor
Lance on 'Lou Grant', Last Starfighter
Jul. 21, 1960Born: Saratoga, Calif,

Ike Eisenmann - Actor
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Scott in 'Fantastic Journey'
Jul. 21, 1962Born: Houston, TX,

[Philip St. John] Basil Rathbone - Actor
Sherlock Holmes
Jun. 13, 1892Born: Johannesburg, S Africa
Jul. 21, 1967Dies at 75

Apollo 11
Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins & Edwin ' Buzz' Aldrin,
Jul. 21, 19691st manned Moon mission

Dave [Cunningham] Garroway - TV host
Today Show
Jul. 13, 1913Born: Schenectady, New York
Jul. 21, 1982Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 69

Space Shuttle Missions - American Space Shuttl
NASA 30 year Project
Jul. 21, 2011Shuttle Atlantis lands at 0556 EDT ending the 30 year project

 July 20
Verna Felton - Actress
Hilda in 'December Bride', voice of Fred Flintstone's mother-in-law
Jul. 20, 1890Born: Salinas, Calif.
Dec. 14, 1966Died at 76

'Lola' [Lois Jean] Albright - Actress
The Pirate, Delta Country, Kid Galahad, Peter Gunn
Jul. 20, 1925Born: Akron, Ohio

Sally Ann Howes - Actress
Dead of Night, Truly Scrumptious in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'
Jul. 20, 1930Born: London, England

Natalie Wood [Natalya Nikolaevna Zakharenko] - Actress
Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause
Jul. 20, 1938Born: San Francisco, CA,
Nov. 29, 1981Died from accidental drowning at 43

'Diana' [Enid Diana Elizabeth] Rigg - Actress
Emma Peel on 'The Avengers', Hospital
Jul. 20, 1938Born:Doncaster, England

Carlos [Augusto Alves] Santana - Musician
Santana-Black Magic Woman
Jul. 20, 1947Born: Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico

Donna Dixon - Actress, Mrs Dan Ackwoyd
Couch Trip, Bossom Buddies, Doctor Detroit
Jul. 20, 1957Born: Alexandria, VA.

Rodney Eastman - Actor
Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
Jul. 20, 1967Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Bruce Lee [Léih Síulùhng] - Karate star/actor
Enter The Dragon, Green Hornet
Jul. 20, 1973Died from a cerebral edema at 33

Richard Egan - Actor
Empire, Redigo, Pollyanna
Jul. 29, 1921Born: San Francisco, CA
Jul. 20, 1987Died at 66

 July 19
'Pat' [Martin Patterson] Hingle - Actor
Baby Boom, Norma Rae, Bloody Mama
Jul. 19, 1924Born: Denver, CO,

Helen Gallagher - Actress
Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet
Jul. 19, 1926Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Richard [Anson] Jordan - Actor
Dune, Old Boyfriends, Interiors, The Hunt for Red October
Jul. 19, 1938Born: New York, NY
Aug. 30, 1993Died at 55

Beverly Archer - Actress
Iola on 'Mama's Family', Major Dad
Jul. 19, 1948Born: Oak Park, Illinois

Terri Treas - Actress
Hannah on '7 Brides for 7 Brothers', All That Jazz, Alien Nation
Jul. 19, 1957Born: Kansas City, Kansas

Joe Flynn - Actor
McHale's Navy, Rear Window
Nov. 8, 1924Born: Youngstown, Ohio
Jul. 19, 1974Dies at 59

 July 18
'Gene ' [Eugene] Lockhart - Actor
Going My Way, A Christmas Carol, Miracle on 34th Street
Jul. 18, 1891Born: London, Ontario, Canada
Mar. 31, 1957Died from a coronary thrombosis at the age of 65

Chill [Theodore] Wills - Actor
Fronteir Circus, Rounders, Francis the Mule, Giant
Jul. 18, 1903Born: Seagoville, Texas
Dec. 15, 1978Died of cancer at 76

Harriet Nelson [Peggy Lou Snyder] - Actress
Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
Jul. 18, 1909Born: Des Moines, IA,
Oct. 2, 1994Died at 85

'Red' [Richard Bernard] Skelton - Comedian
Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the Freeloader
Jul. 18, 1910Born: Vincennes, IN
Sep. 17, 1997Died at 84

Hume [Blake] Cronyn - Actor
World According to Garp, Cocoon
Jul. 18, 1911Born: London, Ontario, Canada

Marvin Miller [Mueller] - Actor
Space Patrol, Millionaire, Voice of Robbie the Robot
Jul. 18, 1913Born: St Louis, Mo.
Feb. 8, 1985Died from a heart attack at 71

Pamela [Mary] Brown - Actress
Alice in Wonderland, Dracula
Jul. 18, 1918Born: London, England
Sep. 19, 1975Died from pancreatic cancer at 58

'Dolph' [Adolphus Jean] Sweet - Actor
Gimme a Break, Trials of O'Brien
Jul. 18, 1920Born: New York, NY,
May. 8, 1985Died from cancer at 64

Britt Leach - Actor
Mickey on 'Spencer's Pilots'
Jul. 18, 1938Born: Gadsden, Alabama

James Brolin [Craig Kenneth Bruderlin] - Actor
Dr Kiley on 'Marcus Welby', Peter on 'Hotel'
Jul. 18, 1940Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Teresa Ann Savoy - Actress
Jul. 18, 1955Born: London, England

Audrey Landers - Actress
Afton on 'Dallas', Chorus Line
Jul. 18, 1959Born: Philadelphia, PA,

Elizabeth McGovern -Actress
Once Upon a Time in Amer
Jul. 18, 1961Born: Evanston, Ill.

Barbara [Marion] Pepper - Actress
Doris Ziffel on 'Green Acres'
May. 31, 1915Born: New York, NY,
Jul. 18, 1969Dies at 57

Rebecca [Lucile] Schaeffer - Actress
My Sister Sam
Nov. 6, 1967Born: Eugene, Oregon
Jul. 18, 1989Is shot by a fan at 21

 July 17
James [Francis] Cagney - Acto
Public Enemy, Angels With Dirty Faces, Yankee Doodle Dandy
Jul. 17, 1899Born: New York, NY.
Mar. 30, 1986Dies at his Stanfordville, NY farm at 86

William [Dennis] Gargan - Actor
The Bells of St. Mary's, Dynamite, Ellery Queen
Jul. 17, 1905Born: Brooklyn, NY.
Feb. 17, 1989Died at the age of 73

Art Linkletter [Gordon Arthur Kelly] - TV host
People are Funny
Jul. 17, 1912Born: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
May. 26, 2010Died at the age of 97

Lucille Benson - Actress
Lilly-Bosom Buddies
Jul. 17, 1914Born: Scottsboro, Ala,
Feb. 17, 1984Died from liver cancer at 69

Phyllis Diller [Phyllis Ada Driver] - Comedienne
Boy Did I Get a Wrong Number
Jul. 17, 1917Born: Lima, Ohio
Aug. 20, 2012Died at the age of 95

Lillian Hayman - Actress
Leslie Uggams Show
Jul. 17, 1922Born: Baltimore, MD,
Oct. 25, 1994Died at 72

Pat McCormick - Comedian
Don Rickles Show, New Bill Cosby Show, Smokey and the Bandit
Jul. 17, 1934Born: Rocky River, Ohio
Jul. 29, 2005Died at 71

Donald [McNicol] Sutherland - Actor
M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers
Jul. 17, 1935Born: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Diahann Carroll [Carol Diahann Johnson] - Actress
Julia, Claudine, Dominique on 'Dynasty'
Jul. 17, 1935Born: Bronx, New York

Lucie [Désirée] Arnaz - Actress
Kim on 'Here's Lucy', Jazz Singer
Jul. 17, 1951Born: Hollywood, CA.

David [Michael] Hasselhoff - Acto
Revenge of the Cheerleaders, Knight Rider, Bay Watch
Jul. 17, 1952Born: Baltimore, Maryland

Denise Miller - Actress
Billie on 'Archie Bunker's Place', Fish
Jul. 17, 1963Born: Brooklyn, NY.

Heather Langenkamp - Actress
Marie on 'Just the 10 of Us', A Nightmare on Elm Street I
Jul. 17, 1964Born: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Corey [Scott] Feldman - Actor
License to Drive, Stand by Me
Jul. 17, 1971Born: Chatsworth, California

 July 16
Orville [Clarence] Redenbacher - Popcorn king
Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet
Jul. 16, 1907Born: Brazil, Indiana
Sep. 19, 1985Died of a heart attack at 88

Ginger Rogers [Virginia Katherine McMath] - Dancer/actress
Girl Crazy, Flying Down to Rio
Jul. 16, 1911Born: Independence, Mo.
Apr. 25, 1995Dies at 83

Barnard [Aloysius Kiernan] Hughes - Actor
Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends
Jul. 16, 1915Born: Bedford Hills, NY.
Jul. 11, 2006Died at 91

Corin [William] Redgrave - Actor
Excalibur, Man For All Seasons
Jul. 16, 1939Born: London, England
Apr. 6, 2010Died at the age of 70

Faye Grant [Faye Elizabeth Yoe] - Actress
Dr Julie Parrish on 'V'
Jul. 16, 1957Born: St. Clair Shores, MI,

Phoebe Cates [Phoebe Belle Katz] - Actress
Fast Times at Ridgemount High, Gremlins, Drop Dead Fred
Jul. 16, 1963Born: Manhattan, NY

Rain Pryor - Actress
Head of the Class
Jul. 16, 1969Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Harry [Forster] Chapin - Singer
Dec. 7, 1942Born: New York City, New York
Jul. 16, 1981Died at 39

 July 15
Barbara Stanwyck [Ruby Catherine Stevens] - Actress
Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds
Jul. 15, 1907Born: Brooklyn, NY,
Jan. 20, 1990Died at age 82 of congestive heart disease

'Alex' [Alexander George] Karras - Actor
Detroit Lion, Blazing Saddles, Webster
Jul. 15, 1935Born: Gary, In
Oct. 10, 2012Died from complications caused by kidney failure

Ken Kercheval - Actor
Cliff Barnes on 'Dallas'
Jul. 15, 1935Born: Wolcottville, Ind.

Patrick [John Morrison] Wayne - Actor
Rounder, Shirley, Beyond Atlantis
Jul. 15, 1939Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Jan Michael Vincent - Actor
Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie
Jul. 15, 1944Born: Denver, CO,

Linda [Marie] Ronstadt - Singer
Different Drum
Jul. 15, 1946Born: Tucson, AZ

Franklyn Seales - Actor
Dexter on 'Silver Spoons'
Jul. 15, 1952Born: St. Vincent, Caribbean Islands
May. 14, 1990Died of complications from AIDS at 37

Willie Aames [Albert William Upton] - Actor
8 is Enough, Paradise, Zapped
Jul. 15, 1960Born: Newport Beach, Ca.

Forest [Steven] Whitaker - Actor
Bloodsport, Platoon, Stakeout
Jul. 15, 1961Born: Longview, Texas

'Brigitte' [Gitte] Nielsen - Actress
Red Sonja, Rocky IV, Domino, Beverly Hills Cop II
Jul. 15, 1963Born: Rødovre, Denmark

Florence Halop - Actress
Florence on 'Night Court'
Jan. 23, 1923Born: New York, NY.
Jul. 15, 1986Dies at 63

'Bert' [Bernard Whalen] Convy - Actor
Snoop Sisters, Win Lose or Draw
Jul. 23, 1933Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Jul. 15, 1991Dies at 57

David Brian - Actor
Star Trek TOS, Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco
Aug. 5, 1914Born: New York, NY
Jul. 15, 1993Died at the age of 78 of heart disease

 July 14
Today is Bastille Day -
Celebrated yearly in France since 1790
Jul. 14Anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison

George Tobias -Actor
Abner Kravitz on 'Bewitched'
Jul. 14, 1901Born: New York, NY,
Feb. 27, 1980Dies at 78

Ken Murray [Kenneth Doncourt] - Comedian
Ken Murray Show, Judy Garland Show
Jul. 14, 1903Born: New York, NY,
Oct. 12, 1988Died at the age of 85

Annabella [Suzanne Georgette Charpentier] - Actress
Dinner at Ritz, 13 Rue Madeleine
Jul. 14, 1909Born: Paris, France
Sep. 18, 1996Died at 87

'Bill' [William Denby] Hanna - Animator
Jul. 14, 1910Born: Melrose, New Mexico
Mar. 22, 2001Died of throat cancer at 90

Terry Thomas [Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens] - Actor
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Jul. 14, 1911Born: Finchley, England
Jan. 8, 1990Died at 78

'Woodie' [Woodrow Wilson] Guthrie - Folk singer
This Land Is Your Land
Jul. 14, 1912Born: Okemah, Oklahoma
Oct. 3, 1967Died of complications of Huntington's disease at 55

Gerald R Ford [Leslie Lynch King, Jr] - 41st VP
1973-74, 38th pres (R-1974-77
Jul. 14, 1913Born: Omaha, Nebraska
Dec. 26, 2006Died at 93

'Dale' [Dayle Lamoine] Robertson - Actor
Death Valley Days, Walter on 'Dynasty'
Jul. 14, 1923Born: Harrah, Ok

Harry Dean Stanton - Actor
Cool Hand Luke, Alien
Jul. 14, 1926Born: West Irvine, Kentucky

Nancy [Ann] Olson - Actress
Absent Minded Professor, Pollyanna
Jul. 14, 1928Born: Milwaukee, WI.

Polly Bergen [Nellie Paulina Burgin] - Actress
Rhoda on 'Winds of War', Baby Talk
Jul. 14, 1930Born: Knoxville, Tn.

Peter Duryea - Acto
Star Trek TOS, Forbidden Planet
Jul. 14, 1939Born: Los Angeles, California

Jerry Houser - Actor
Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44
Jul. 14, 1952Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Missy Gold [Melissa Fisher] - Actress
Katie on 'Benson'
Jul. 14, 1970Born: Great Falls, Mont,

Preston Foster - Actor
Waterfront, Gunslinger
Aug. 24, 1901Born: Ocean City, NJ
Jul. 14, 1970Died at 69

Meredith [Lynn] MacRae - Actress
Petticoat Junction, My 3 Sons
May. 30, 1945Born: Houston, TX,
Jul. 14, 2000Died from complications of brain cancer at 56

 July 13
Dave [Cunningham] Garroway - TV host
Today Show
Jul. 13, 1913Born: Schenectady, New York
Jul. 21, 1982Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 69

'Bob' [Robert Edward] Crane - Actor
Donna Reed Show, Hogan on 'Hogan's Heroes'
Jul. 13, 1928Born: Waterbury, Connecticut
Jun. 29, 1978Died at 49, violently bludgeoned to death

Patrick [Hewes] Stewart - Actor
Capt Picard on 'Star Trek Next Generation', Professor Xavier on ' X men&
Jul. 13, 1940Born: Mirfield, Yorkshire, England

Robert [Wallace] Forester - Actor
Banyon, Nakia
Jul. 13, 1941Born: Rochester, NY,

Harrison Ford - Actor
Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Frantic
Jul. 13, 1942Born: Chicago, Ill,

'Cheech' [Richard] Marin -Comedian
Cheech & Chong - Up in Smoke, Nash Bridges
Jul. 13, 1946Born: South Los Angeles, CA,

Daphne Maxwell Reid - Actress
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Frank's Place, Eve
Jul. 13, 1948Born: New York, NY,

Didi Conn [Edith Bernstein] - Actress
Grease, Denise on 'Benson', Helen on 'The Practice'
Jul. 13, 1951Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Danitra Vance - Comedienne
Jul. 13, 1954Born: Chicago, IL,
Aug. 21, 1994Dies of cancer at 40

 July 12
Milton Berle [Milton Berlinger] - Comedian
Uncle Miltie, Mr Television
Jul. 12, 1908Born: Harlem, New York, NY,
Mar. 27, 2002Died of colon cancer at 93

Keith Andes [John Charles Andes] - Actor
Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats
Jul. 12, 1920Born: Ocean City, NJ
Nov. 11, 2005Died by committing suicide by asphyxiation

'Bill' [William Henry] Cosby - Actor/comedian
I Spy, Cosby, Leonard Part 6
Jul. 12, 1937Born: Philadelphia, PA,

[Donna] Denise Nicholas - Actress
Room 222, Baby I'm Back
Jul. 12, 1944Born: Detroit, MI,

Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell - DJ/actor
Mork & Mindy, Cheers, Murphy Brown
Jul. 12, 1948Born: Kermit, Tx,

Richard Simmons - Exercise guru
Jul. 12, 1948Born: New Orleans, LA,

Cheryl Ladd [Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor] - Actress
Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts
Jul. 12, 1951Born: Huron, SD.

'Mel' [Mary Ellen] Harris - Actress
Hope on '30 Something', Stargate SG-1
Jul. 12, 1957Born: Bethlehm, Pa.

Buddy Foster - Actor
Hondo, Mayberry RFD
Jul. 12, 1957Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Lisa Pelikan - Actress
Ghoulies, Jennifer, Studs Lonigan
Jul. 12, 1964Born: Paris, France

Milburn Stone - actor
Doc on 'Gunsmoke'
Jul. 5, 1904Born: Bruton, Ks,
Jul. 12, 1980Died of a heart attack at 75

 July 11
Carleton G. Young - Actor
The Adventures of Ellery Queen, Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery
May. 26, 1907Born: New York, NY
Jul. 11, 1971Died of cancer at 64

John Wayne [Marion Robert Morrison] - Actor
The Quiet Man, True Grit, The Shootist
May. 26, 1907Born: Winterset, IA
Jul. 11, 1979Died of stomach cancer at 72

Robert the Bruce - Scotland, King
Jul. 11, 1274Born: Turnberry Castle in Ayrshire
Jun. 7, 1329Dies at 53

Gene Evans - Actor
My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo
Jul. 11, 1922Born: Hollbrook, Az,
Apr. 1, 1998Died at the age of 75

Brett Somers [Audrey Johnston] - Actress
Blanche on 'Odd Couple', 'Siress Belloby' on Battlestar Ga
Jul. 11, 1924Born: New Brunswick, Canada,
Sep. 15, 2007Died of stomach and colon cancer at 83

Tab Hunter [Arthur Andrew Kelm] - Actor
Damn Yankees, Lust in the Dust, Battle Cry
Jul. 11, 1931Born: New York, NY

Jay Johnson - Ventriloquist
Chuck on 'Soap'
Jul. 11, 1949Born: Abernathy, Texas

Peter Bergman - Actor
Starland Vocal Band
Jul. 11, 1953Born: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Sela [Ann] Ward - Actres
Hilary on 'Emerald Point NAS', Sisters
Jul. 11, 1956Born: Meridian, Mississippi

Mark Lester - Actor
Oliver, Prince & the Pauper
Jul. 11, 1958Born: Oxford, England

Ray [Bidwell] Collins - Actor
Halls of Ivy, Perry Mason
Dec. 10, 1889Born: Sacramento, California
Jul. 11, 1965Dies at 75

Laurence [Kerr] Olivier - Acto
Hamlet, Richard III
May. 22, 1907Born: Dorking, Surrey, England
Jul. 11, 1989Died at 82

Barnard [Aloysius Kiernan] Hughes - Actor
Tron, Where's Poppa, Best Friends
Jul. 16, 1915Born: Bedford Hills, NY.
Jul. 11, 2006Died at 91

 July 10
Nikola Tesla
Physicist, developed alternating current
Jul. 10, 1856Born: Smiljan, Austrian Empire
Jan. 7, 1943Died of heart failure at 86

'Fred' [Frederick Hubbard] Gwynne - Actor
Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters
Jul. 10, 1926Born: New York, NY.
Jul. 2, 1993Died of pancreatic cancer at 66

William Smithers - Actor
Witness, Peyton Place, Attack!
Jul. 10, 1927Born: Richmond, Va,

Nick Adams [Nicholas Aloysius Adamshock] - Actor
Johnny Yuma on 'The Rebel'
Jul. 10, 1931Born: Nanticoke, Pa.
Feb. 7, 1968Died of paraldehyde and promazine intoxication (suicide) at 38

Lawrence Pressman - Actor
Man From Atlantis, Hellstrom Chronicle
Jul. 10, 1939Born: Cynthiana, Kentucky

'Robert' [Granville Whitelaw] Pine - Actor
Joe Getraer on 'CHiPs'
Jul. 10, 1941Born: Scarsdale, NY,

Ron Glass - Actor
Sgt Harris on 'Barney Miller', Frank's Place, Firefly
Jul. 10, 1945Born: Evansville, Indiana

Sue Lyon - Actress
Lolita, Evel Knievel
Jul. 10, 1946Born: Davenport, Iowa

Arlo [Davy] Guthrie - Singer
Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans
Jul. 10, 1947Born: Brooklyn, NY.

Mark Shera - Actor
SWAT, Barnaby Jones
Jul. 10, 1949Born: Bayonne, NJ,

'Mel' [Melvin Jerome] Blanc - Voice of cartoon characters
Bugs Bunny
May. 30, 1908Born: San Francisco, CA,
Jul. 10, 1989Dies at 81

 July 9
Jester [Joseph] Hairston - Actor
Thats My Mama, Rolly on 'Amen'
Jul. 9, 1901Born: Forsyth County, North Carolina
Jan. 18, 2000Died from natural causes at 98

Ed Ames [Edmund Dantes Urick] - Actor
Mingo on 'Daniel Boone'
Jul. 9, 1927Born: Malden, Mass.

James Hampton - Actor
F Troop,Teen Wolf, Amazing Howard Hughes, Hawmps
Jul. 9, 1936Born: Oklahoma City, OK.

Brian [Mannion] Dennehy - Actor
Check is in the Mail, F/X, Cocoon, Ants
Jul. 9, 1938Born: Bridgeport, Connecticut

Richard Roundtree - Actor
Shaft, Roots
Jul. 9, 1942Born: New Rochelle, NY.

'OJ' [Orenthal James] Simpson - Murderer/ Actor/ NFL running back
Buffalo Bills
Jul. 9, 1947Born: San Francisco, CA

John [Frank] Tesh - TV host
Entertainment Tonight
Jul. 9, 1952Born: Garden City, NY.

Jimmy Smits - Actor
Victor on 'LA Law', Running Scared, Believers
Jul. 9, 1955Born: New York, NY

'Dick' [Richard Wagstaff] Clark - Host
American Bandstand
Nov. 30, 1929Born: Bronx, NY,
Jul. 9, 19561st appearance

'Tom' [Thomas Jeffrey] Hank - Actor
Bossom Buddies, Big, Punchline
Jul. 9, 1956Born: Concord, Calif,

Kelly [Ann] McGillis - Actress
Top Gun, Accused, Witness
Jul. 9, 1957Born: Newport Beach, Ca,

'Fred' [Frederick Aaron] Savage - Actor
Kevin on 'Wonder Years', Vice Versa
Jul. 9, 1976Born: Glencoe, Illinois

'Rod' [Rodney Stephen] Steiger - Actor
Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker, Chosen
Apr. 14, 1925Born: West Hampton, NY,
Jul. 9, 2002Died from pneumonia

'Isabel' [Eloise Gwendolyn] Sanford - Actress
Louise on 'Jeffersons' / 'All in the Family'
Aug. 29, 1917Born: New York, NY
Jul. 9, 2004Died at 87

 July 8
Faye [Margaret] Emerson - Actress
I've Got a Secret
Jul. 8, 1917Born: Elizabeth, La.
Mar. 9, 1983Died of stomach cancer at 65

Glenn Langan - Actor
Amazing Colossal Man, Margie
Jul. 8, 1917Born: Denver, CO,
Jan. 26, 1991Died at the age of 74

Craig Stevens [Gail Shikles, Jr] - Actor
Craig on 'Dallas', Peter Gunn
Jul. 8, 1918Born: Liberty, Mo.
May. 10, 2000Died from cancer at 81

'Marty' [Martin Alan] Feldman - Comedian
Young Frankenstein
Jul. 8, 1933Born: London, England,
Dec. 2, 1982Died of a heart attack at 49

Steve Lawrence [Sidney Liebowitz] - Singer/actor
Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy
Jul. 8, 1935Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Jeffrey [Michael] Tambor - Actor
Jeffrey on 'Ropers', Hill Street Blues
Jul. 8, 1944Born: San Francisco, CA,

Kim Darby - Actres
True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man
Jul. 8, 1947Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Anjelica Huston - Actress
Prizzi's Honor, Ice Pirates
Jul. 8, 1951Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Kevin [Norwood] Bacon - Actor
Diner, Footloose, She's Having a Baby
Jul. 8, 1958Born: Philadelphia, PA,

Vivian Leigh [Vivian Mary Hartley]
Scarlet in Gone with the Wind
Nov. 5, 1913Born: Darjeeling, India
Jul. 8, 1967Dies at 53

Michael Wilding - Actor
Derby Day
Jul. 23, 1912Born: Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
Jul. 8, 1979Died at 66

Phil Foster [Michael Feldman] - Comedian
Frank De Fazio on 'Laverne & Shirley'
Mar. 29, 1913Born: Brooklyn, NY,
Jul. 8, 1985Dies at 72

Howard [Green] Duff
Nov. 24, 1913Born: Bremerton, Washington
Jul. 8, 1990Dies at 76 of a heart attack

James [Grover] Franciscus
Jan. 31, 1934Born: Clayton, Missouri
Jul. 8, 1991Dies at 57 of emphysema

Ernest Borgnine [Ermes Effron Borgnino] - Actor
Ice Station Zebra, McHales Navy, Airwolf
Jan. 24, 1917Born: Hamden, Connecticut
Jul. 8, 2012Died at the age of 95

 July 7
Robert [Anson] Heinlein - Sci-fi author
Stranger in a Strange Land
Jul. 7, 1907Born: Butler, Missouri
May. 8, 1988Dies of heart failure at 80

'Yul' [Yuliy Borisovich] Brynner - Actor
King & I, West World
Jul. 7, 1915Born: Vladivostok, Russia
Oct. 10, 1985Died at 70

Vincent Edwards [Vincent Edward Zoino III] - Actor
Dr Ben Casey, Death Stalk, Firehouse
Jul. 7, 1928Born: Brooklyn, NY,
Mar. 11, 1996Dies at 68

Arthur [Ignatius] Conan Doyle - Author
Sherlock Holmes
May. 22, 1859Born: Edinburgh, Scotland
Jul. 7, 1930Died of a heart attack at the age of 71

'Ringo Starr' [Richard Starkey] - Beatles drummer/actor
Magic Christian
Jul. 7, 1940Born: Liverpool, England

'Joe' [Joseph Peter] Spano - Actor
Henry Goldblume on 'Hill St Blues', NCIS
Jul. 7, 1946Born: San Francisco, CA,

Shelley [Alexis] Duvall - Actress
Popeye, Faery Tale Theater
Jul. 7, 1949Born: Houston, TX,

'Bill' [William O.] Campbell - Actor
Star Trek TNG, The Rocketeer
Jul. 7, 1959Born: Charlottesville, Virginia

Jessica Hahn - Model
Jul. 7, 1959Born: Massapequa, New York

Cree Summer [Francks] - Actress
Freddie on 'Different World'
Jul. 7, 1969Born: Los Angeles, CA,

Veronica Lake [Constance Frances Marie Ockelman] - Actress
I Wanted Wings, Hold Back the Dawn
Nov. 14, 1919Born: Brooklyn, NY,
Jul. 7, 1973Dies at 58

 July 6
Sebastian Cabot - Actor
Mr French on 'Family Affair'
Jul. 6, 1918Born: London, England
Aug. 22, 1977Died of a stroke at 59

William Schallert - Actor
Martin on 'Patty Duke Show', Star Trek TOS and DS9
Jul. 6, 1922Born: Los Angeles, CA,

'Merv [Mervyn Edward] Griffin - TV host
Merv Griffin Show
Jul. 6, 1925Born: San Mateo, Calif
Aug. 12, 2007Died of prostate cancer at 82

'Pat' [Patrick Layton] Paulsen - Comedian, presidential candidate
Smothers Bros Show
Jul. 6, 1927Born: South Bend, Washington
Apr. 24, 1997Died at 70.

Janet Leigh [Jeanette Helen Morrison] - Actres
Psycho, Harper, mother to Jamie Lee Curtis
Jul. 6, 1927Born: Merced, California
Oct. 3, 2004Died at her home from vasculitis at age 77

Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early] - Singer/actress
Della Reese Show, Royal Family
Jul. 6, 1931Born: Detroit, MI,

Ned [Thomas] Beatty - Actor
Deliverance, Repossed, Network
Jul. 6, 1937Born: Louisville, KY.

Burt Ward [Bert John Gervis] - Actor
Robin on 'Batman'
Jul. 6, 1945Born: Los Angeles, CA,

'Fred' [John Frederick] Dryer - NFLer
NY Giants, LA Rams/actor (Hunter
Jul. 6, 1946Born: Hawthone, Calif,

Sylvester [Gardenzio] Stallone - Actor/director
Rocky, Rambo, Cobra
Jul. 6, 1946Born: New York, NY,

Shelly [Marie] Hack - Actress
Tiffany on 'Charlie's Angel'
Jul. 6, 1952Born: Greenwich, Ct,

Allyce Beasley [Alice Tannenbaum] - Actress
Agnes Dipesto on 'Moonlighting'
Jul. 6, 1954Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Becomes the 49th state
Jul. 6, 1958

Glenn [Christopher] Scarpelli - Actor
Alex on 'One Day At a Time', Fantasy
Jul. 6, 1965Born: Staten Island, NY.

'Satchmo' [Louis Daniel] Armstrong - Jazz musician
Hello Dolly
Aug. 4, 1901Born: New Orleans, LA,
Jul. 6, 1971Died of a heart attack at 69

Barry Sullivan - Actor
Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man
Aug. 29, 1912Born: New York, NY,
Jul. 6, 1994Died at 82

'Buddy' [Christian Ludolf] Ebsen - Actor
Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones
Apr. 2, 1908Born: Belleville, IL,
Jul. 6, 2003Died of pneumonia at age 95

 July 5
Ben Alexander [Nicholas Benton Alexander IV] - Actor
Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off, Felony Squad
May. 26, 1911Born: Goldfield, NV
Jul. 5, 1969Died at the age of 58

Milburn Stone - actor
Doc on 'Gunsmoke'
Jul. 5, 1904Born: Bruton, Ks,
Jul. 12, 1980Died of a heart attack at 75

Warren [Mercer] Oates - actor
East of Eden, Stoney Burke
Jul. 5, 1928Born: Depoy, Ky,
Apr. 3, 1982Died of a sudden heart attack at 53

Katherine [Marie] Helmond - Actress
Soap, Mona on 'Who's the Boss'
Jul. 5, 1929Born: Galveston, Tx,

Shirley [Enola] Knight - Actress
Endless Love, Secrets
Jul. 5, 1936Born: Goessei, Kansas

Claudia Wells - Actress
Off the Rock, Fast Times, Back to the Future
Jul. 5, 1966Born: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 July 4
Today is The Fourth of July
Indepence Day
Jul. 4Celebrate the Freedom

James Anthony Bailey [McGuiness] - Circus impresario
Barnum & Bailey
Jul. 4, 1847Born: Detroit, MI,
Apr. 11, 1906Died of erysipelas at 58

'Mitch' [Mitchell William] Miller - Sing along with Mitch
Yellow Rose of Tx
Jul. 4, 1911Born: Rochester, NY,
Jul. 31, 2010Died at the age of 99

Eva Marie Saint - Actress
On the Waterfront, North by Northwest
Jul. 4, 1924Born: Newark, NJ,

Mary Stuart [Houchins] - Actress
Jo-Search for Tomorrow
Jul. 4, 1926Born: Miami, FL,
Feb. 28, 2002Died of a stroke at 75

'Gina' [Luigina] Lollobrigida - Actress
Trapeze, Falcon Crest
Jul. 4, 1927Born: Subiaco, Italy

[Marvin] Neil Simon - Playwright
Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues
Jul. 4, 1927Born: Bronx, NY,

Stephen Boyd [William Millar] - Actor
Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur
Jul. 4, 1928Born: Glengormley, County Antrim, Ireland
Jun. 2, 1977Died of a heart attack at the age of 45 while playing golf.

'Geraldo' [Gerald Michael] Rivera - News personality
20/20, Geraldo
Jul. 4, 1943Born: New York, NY,

Ronny Graham [Ronald Montcrief Stringer] - Actor
Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man
Aug. 26, 1919Born: Philadelphia, PA,
Jul. 4, 1999Died of liver disease at 79

June Haver [Beverly Jane Stovenour] - Actress
Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door
Jun. 10, 1826Born: Rock Island, Illinois
Jul. 4, 2005Died from respiratory failure at 79

 July 3
George [Henry] Sanders - Acto
All about Eve, Academy Award in 1950
Jul. 3, 1906Born: Saint Petersburg, Imperial Russia
Apr. 25, 1972Died from a overdose of five bottles of Nembutal at 65

Kurtwood [Larson] Smith - Actor
Jul. 3, 1943Born: New Lisbon, Wisc,

Betty [Lynn] Buckley - Actress
Abby on '8 is Enough', 1776, Cats
Jul. 3, 1947Born: Big Springs, Tx,

[Karin] Jan Smithers - Actress
Bailey on 'WKRP'
Jul. 3, 1949Born: N Hollywood, Calif,

'Tom Cruise' [Thomas Cruise Mapother IV] - Actor
Risky Business, Color of Money, Rainman, MI
Jul. 3, 1962Born: Syracuse, NY.

'Jim' [James Douglas] Morrison - Rocker
Dec. 8, 1943Born: Melbourne, Florida
Jul. 3, 1971Dies of heart failure in Paris

James Daly - Actor
Medical Center, Star Trek TOS, Mission Impossible, The Twilight Zone
Oct. 23, 1918Born: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Jul. 3, 1978Dies at 59

Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt] - Actor
Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West
Mar. 22, 1920Born: Grodek,Poland,
Jul. 3, 1981Dies at 61

'Jim' [James Gilmore] Backus - Actor
Magoo, Gilligan's Island
Feb. 25, 1913Born: Cleveland, OH,
Jul. 3, 1989Dies at 76 of pneumonia

Harold Nicholas - US actor
Tap, 5 Heartbeats, Stormy Weather
Mar. 27, 1924Born: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Jul. 3, 2000Died at the age of 79 from heart failure

Anna [Raymond] Massey - Actress
De Sade, Doll's House
Aug. 11, 1937Born: Thakeham, West Sussex, England
Jul. 3, 2011Died from cancer at 73

Andy [Samuel] Griffith - Actor
Andy Griffith Show, Matlock
Jun. 1, 1926Born: Mount Airy, NC,
Jul. 3, 2012Died from a heart attack at 86

 July 2
[Michel de] Nostradamus
French astrologer/physician/prophet
Dec. 14, 1503Born: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
Jul. 2, 1566Dies in Salon at 63

Ken Curtis [Curtis Wain Gates] - Actor
Ripcord, Festus on 'Gunsmoke'
Jul. 2, 1916Born: Lamar, Colo
Apr. 29, 1991Died in his sleep of natural causes at 75

Brock Peters [George Fisher] - Actor/singer
Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird
Jul. 2, 1927Born: New York, NY,
Aug. 22, 2005Died of pancreatic cancer at 78

Robert Ito - Actor
Sam on 'Quincy ME', Star Trek TNG, VOY
Jul. 2, 1931Born: Vancouver, BC,

Polly [Dean] Holliday - Actress
Flo on 'Alice', Flo on 'Flo'
Jul. 2, 1937Born: Jasper, Ala,

Amelia [Mary] Earhart - Pilot
first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
Jul. 24, 1898Born: Atchison, Kansas
Jul. 2, 1937Died when her and her navigator disappeared during a tran pacific flight

'Ron' [Ronald Arthur] Silver - Actor
Entity, Silkwood, Best Friends
Jul. 2, 1946Born: New York, NY,
Mar. 15, 2009Died of esophageal cancer at 62

'Larry' [Lawrence Gene] David - Comedian
Fridays, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jul. 2, 1947Born: Brooklyn, NY,

Wendy Schaal - Actress
It's a Living, Julie on 'Fantasy Island', Star Trek VOY
Jul. 2, 1954Born: Chicago, Ill.

Ernest [Miller] Hemingway - Autho
The Old Man and the Sea
Jul. 21, 1899Born: Oak Park, Illinois
Jul. 2, 1961Died at age 61. Committed suicide.

'Betty' [Elizabeth Ruth] Grable - Actress
The Girl With The Million Dollar Legs
Dec. 18, 1916Born: St. Louis, Missouri
Jul. 2, 1973Died at 57

George Macready - Actor
Martin Peyton on 'Peyton Place'
Aug. 29, 1908Born: Providence, RI,
Jul. 2, 1973Died from emphysema at 65

Lee [Ann] Remick - Actress
Anatomy of a Murder
Dec. 14, 1935Born: Quincy, Massachusetts
Jul. 2, 1991Dies at 55 from cancer

'Fred' [Frederick Hubbard] Gwynne - Actor
Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters
Jul. 10, 1926Born: New York, NY.
Jul. 2, 1993Died of pancreatic cancer at 66

'Jimmy' [James Maitland] Stewart - Actor
Mr Smith Goes to Washington, It's a Wonderful Life
May. 20, 1908Born: Indiana, PA,
Jul. 2, 1997Died from a pulmonary embolism at 89

Jan Murray [Murray Janofsky] - Comedian
Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear
Oct. 4, 1916Born: Bronx, New York
Jul. 2, 2006Died at the age of 89

 July 1
Charles Laughton - Actor
Mutiny on the Bounty
Jul. 1, 1899Born: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Dec. 15, 1962Died at the age of 63

Olivia [Mary] de Havilland - Actress
Adventures of Robin Hood
Jul. 1, 1916Born: Tokyo, Japan

Constance Ford - Actress
Ada Hobson on 'Another World'
Jul. 1, 1923Born: Bronx, NY,
Feb. 26, 1993Died from cancer at 69

Florence Stanley [Florence Schwartz] - Actress
Bernice on 'Barney Miller' & 'Fish'
Jul. 1, 1924Born: Chicago, Ill,
Oct. 3, 2003Died of complications from a stroke at 79

Farley [Earle] Granger - Actor
Arnold, Rope
Jul. 1, 1925Born: San Jose, Calf.
Mar. 27, 2011Died of natural causes at 85

Jean [Lyndsay Torren] Marsh - Actress
Dark Places, Eagle has Landed
Jul. 1, 1934Born: London, England,

Jamie Farr [Jameel Joseph Farah] - Actor
Klinger on 'M*A*S*H', AfterMASH
Jul. 1, 1934Born: Toledo, Oh.

Karen Black [Karen Blanche Ziegler] - Actress
5 Easy Pieces, Trilogy of Horror, Pyx
Jul. 1, 1939Born: Park Ridge, Ill,

Genevieve Bujold - Actress
King of Hearts, Choose Me
Jul. 1, 1942Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deborah [Ann] Harry - Rocker
Blondie - 'Heart of Glass'
Jul. 1, 1945Born: Miami, FL,

Shirley [Ann] Hemphill - Actress
What's Happening
Jul. 1, 1947Born: Asheville, NC,
Dec. 10, 1999Died of kidney failure at 52

Trevor [John] Eve - Actor
Shadow Chasers
Jul. 1, 1951Born: Wales, UK

'Dan' [Daniel Edward] Aykroyd - Comedian/actor
SNL, Dragnet
Jul. 1, 1952Born: Ottawa, Canada

Barbara Whinnery - Actress
Cathy Martin on 'St Elsewhere'
Jul. 1, 1953Born: Berkeley, Calif,

Lorna Patterson - Actress
Airplane, Pvt Benjamin
Jul. 1, 1956Born: Whittier, Calif,

Pamela [Denise] Anderson - Playmate
Feb, 1990 (Home Improvement
Jul. 1, 1967Born: Ladysmith, BC,

Michael Landon [Eugene Maurice Orowitz] - Actor
Oct. 31, 1936Born: Forest Hills, New York
Jul. 1, 1991Dies at 54 from cancer

Robert [Charles Durman] Mitchum - Actor
Winds of War, North & South
Aug. 6, 1917Born: Bridgeport, Ct.
Jul. 1, 1997Died at 80

Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow] - Actress
WKRP, Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon
Aug. 8, 1910Born: Bronx, NY,
Jul. 1, 1999Died from throat cancer at the age of 88

Walter [John] Matthau - Actor
Odd Couple, Bad News Bears
Oct. 1, 1920Born: New York City, New York
Jul. 1, 2000Died of full cardiac arrest at 79

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