February 1963 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Feb 14 "8½" film directed by Federico Fellini, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Claudia Cardinale, is released (Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 1964)

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Stephen McGann, actor (Catherine the Great), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 5 Steven Shainberg, American film director
  • Feb 9 Madusa Miceli, [Debra Ann], wrestler (WCW), born in Milan, Italy
  • Feb 12 John Michael Higgins, US actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 13 Roberta Vasquez, US actor and model (November, 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 14 Zach Galligan, American actor (Gremlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 14 Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor
  • Feb 17 Dan Reed, rocker/actor (HOTS, Lake Consequence)
  • Feb 17 Larry the Cable Guy [Daniel Lawrence Whitney], American comedian (Blue Collar Comedy Tour), born in Pawnee City, Nebraska
  • Feb 19 Jessica Tuck, American actress (Megan-1 Life to Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 20 William Baldwin, NY, actor (Backdraft, Sliver, Flatliners)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 2 Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola (23) weds documentary filmmaker Eleanor Jessie Neil (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor and playwright (Sailor's Wives), dies at 77
  • Feb 2 William Gaxton, American actor (Destry, Convoy), dies at 72
  • Feb 8 George Dolenz [Jure Dolenc], Italian actor (Scared Stiff, Count of Monte Cristo), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • Feb 18 Monte Blue, American silent film actor (Apache), dies of heart attack at 73
  • Feb 28 Theodore Newton, American actor (Voltaire, Ace of Aces), dies at 58