February 1942 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Feb 5 "Woman of the Year" film directed by George Stevens, starring Katherine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy opens at Radio City

  • Feb 19 Dutch actors protest obligatory membership of Culture Chamber

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales
  • Feb 2 Barry Diller, founder (Fox-TV)
  • Feb 8 Robert Klein, comedian and actor (Hooper, Deadly Rivals), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Feb 13 Carol Lynley, American actress (Night Stalker, Fantasy Island, Immortal), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 13 Peter Tork, American musician and actor (The Monkees)
  • Feb 14 Andrew Robinson, American actor
  • Feb 20 Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)
  • Feb 20 Peter Strauss, Croton-on-Hudson NY, actor (Rich Man Poor Man)
  • Feb 21 Margarethe Von Trotta, actress/director (Marianne), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Feb 22 Christine Keeler, British model and showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 2017)
  • Feb 27 Michel Forget, French Canadian actor
  • Feb 28 Frank Bonner, actor (WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love), born in Little Rock, Arkansas