September 1947 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 13 WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 25 2nd Cannes Film Festival ends
  • Sep 30 Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised

Birthdays in Film & TV


Person of interestJane Curtin

Sep 6 Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Actress Jane Curtin
Actress
Jane Curtin

Person of interestSam Neill

Sep 14 Sam Neill, New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

Actor Sam Neill
Actor
Sam Neill
  • Sep 16 Russ Abbot [Russell A Roberts], British TV comedian (The Russ Abbot Show, September Song), born in Cheshire, England
  • Sep 23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 24 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor
  • Sep 25 Cheryl Tiegs, American model (Sports Illustrated) and fashion designer, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Sep 26 Graham Faulkner, English actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon), born in London, England
  • Sep 27 Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • Sep 27 Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Sep 28 Harold Dow, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Sep 29 Martin Ferrero, American actor
  • Sep 30 Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 21 Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], American actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Red River), dies at 69