February 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 1 Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • Feb 7 WVIZ TV channel 25 in Cleveland, Ohio (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Feb 8 22nd Golden Globes: "Becket", Peter O'Toole, & Anne Bancroft win

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Feb 12 KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Brandon Lee, actor (Showdown in Little Tokyo), born in Oakland, California (d. 1993)
  • Feb 1 Sherilyn Fenn, actress (2 Moon Junction, Twin Peaks), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 2 Naoki Sano, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Feb 3 Kathleen Kimont, actress (Fraternity Vacation, Renegade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 3 Maura Tierney, actress (Lisa-Newsradio), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 7 Jason Gedrick, actor (Heavenly Kid, Class of '96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 8 Mathilda May, actress (Lifeforce), born in Paris, France
  • Feb 10 Marjolein Macrander, Dutch actress (Drowned), born in Zutphen, Netherlands
  • Feb 10 Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor, born in Chicoutmi, Canada
  • Feb 13 Stephen Manley, US actor (Donny-Married the 1st Year), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 17 Clayton Prince, actor (Hairspray, Reuben-Another World), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 17 Michael Bay, American film director
  • Feb 23 Kristin Davis, American actress (Melrose Place), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Feb 25 Carrot Top, [Scott Thompson], Fla, comedian (Amer Comedy Award-1994)
  • Feb 25 Veronica Webb, supermodel/actress (Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)
  • Feb 26 Alison Armitage, actress (Acapulco HEAT), born in London, England
  • Feb 26 Brittany York, playmate (Oct, 1990), born in London, England
  • Feb 27 Noah Emmerich, American actor (The Americans), born in New York City
  • Feb 27 Maggie Siu [Mei-Kei Siu], Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 5 Irving Bacon, American actor (Branded Men, Fort Ti), dies at 71
  • Feb 6 Jack Wagner, American actor (The Razor's Edge, Under Two Flags, Jive Junction), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Feb 7 Nance O'Neil, American actor (Cimarron, Royal Bed, Rogue Song), dies at 90
  • Feb 12 Henry Kulky [Kulakowich], American actor (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Love Nest), dies from a heart attack at 53
  • Feb 19 Forrest Taylor, actor (This is Life, Man Without a Gun), dies at 81
  • Feb 20 Fred Immler, German actor (Zapata's Gang, Madame DuBarry), dies at 85

Person of interestStan Laurel

Feb 23 Stan Laurel, British comedian (Laurel & Hardy films), dies of a heart attack at 74

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel