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September 1937 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Sep 21 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published by George Allen and Unwin in London

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Ron O'Neal, actor (Superfly), born in Utica, New York
  • Sep 2 Derek Fowlds, British actor (Yes Minister, The Basil Brush Show), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 4 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director, born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 2006)
  • Sep 5 William Devane, American actor (Family Plot, Missles of October), born in Albany, New York
  • Sep 6 Brigid Berlin, American actress (Andy Warhol films), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)
  • Sep 7 John Phillip Law, American actor (Barbarella, Love Machine), born in Hollywood, California
  • Sep 7 Cüneyt Arkın, Turkish film actor (The Adam Trilogy), born in Gökçeoğlu village, Alpu, Eskişehir Province, Turkey
  • Sep 12 Daniela Rocca, Italian actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas), born in Acireale, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Sep 13 Fred Silverman, American broadcasting executive (ABC/NBC/CBS), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 13 Don Bluth, American animator and film director (The Secret of NIMH), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Sep 20 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish singer and actress, born in Hagfors, Sweden (d. 2005)
  • Sep 26 Joop Admiraal, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother), born in Ophemert, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Sep 28 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Esther de Farmer-of Rich, actress (Kniertje-On hope of blessing), dies
  • Sep 15 Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48