Saturday, July 05, 2008

SF & Fantasy Events, July 5


Jean Cocteau was born on July 5, 1889, in Maisons-Lafitte, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France and died on October 11, 1963, Milly-la-Forêt, Essonne, France.

Director and producer of Beauty and the Beast starring Jean Marais.

Philson Ahn, the brother of Philip Ahnn, was born on July 5, 1912, in the USA and died on May 23, 2001, Los Angeles, California. Of Korean/American ancestry.

Only made a handful of films before retiring from the screen. Played Prince Tallen in Buck Rogers (1939), starring Buster Crabbe.


Kerwin Matthews was born on January 8, 1926, in Seattle, Washington, and died on July 5, 2007, in San Francisco, California.

Starred in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and The 3 Worlds of Gulliver.

Also played Major Caldwell in one episode of Space Patrol, "The Escape of Mr. Proteus." in 1954.

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