April 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 3 WNYE TV channel 25 in Brooklyn, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Apr 9 Shortwave broadcaster Radio NY Worldwide's transmitter burns down

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 10 39th Academy Awards: "A Man For All Seasons," Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 19 "Casino Royale" James Bond comedy film starring David Niven and Peter Sellers premieres. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Actor David Niven
Actor
David Niven
Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Apr 26 KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Helen Chamberlain, British television presenter, born in Street, Sommerset, England
  • Apr 8 Arwyn Davies, Welsh actor
  • Apr 12 Mellow Man Ace, Cuban-American rapper and actor (Only the Strong), born in Pinar del Río, Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • Apr 15 Mark Mortimer, American actor (Nick Hudson-Another World, Killing Cupid), born in Yorkville, Illinois
  • Apr 17 Leslie Bega, actress (Maria Tomlinson-Head of the Class), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 17 Timothy Gibbs, actor (Father Murphy, Santa Barbara), born in Burbank, California
  • Apr 17 Kimberly Elise, American actress (Beloved), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Apr 17 Henry Ian Cusick, Peruvian-born Scottish actor
  • Apr 18 Maria Bello, American actress
  • Apr 20 J. D. Roth, American TV host (Fun House), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Apr 20 Lara Jill Miller, American actress (Samantha-Gimme a Break), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 22 Sheryl Lee, Boulder Colo, actress (Twin Peaks, Love Lies & Murder)
  • Apr 22 Sherri Shepherd, American comedian and actress
  • Apr 23 Melina Kanakaredes, actress (Eleni Andros-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Apr 26 Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Academy Award nominated British actress
  • Apr 26 Glen Jacobs, American professional wrestler
  • Apr 27 Erik Thomson, Australian actor
  • Apr 28 Monique Noel, playmate (May, 1989), born in Salem, Oregon
  • Apr 29 Rachel Williams, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • Apr 30 Steven Mackintosh, British actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Actress Lynn Redgrave marries John Clark

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 7 Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood
  • Apr 15 Totò [Antonio De Curtis], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Apr 22 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • Apr 29 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (El Cid, Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story), dies from a heart attack at 60