February 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Feb 5 "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)

Music History

Feb 12 Promotional films (music videos) for the Beatles' forthcoming single "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields" debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in the US

Golden Globes

Feb 15 24th Golden Globes: A Man for All Seasons, Paul Scofield, & Anouk Aimee win

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Dave Benson-Phillips, Children's TV Presenter
  • Feb 5 Chris Parnell, American actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Feb 7 Sharla Cheung Man, Hong Kong actress (All For the Winner), born in Shanghai, China
  • Feb 8 Yuki Ishikawa, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Feb 10 Armand Serrano, Filipino animator, born in Manila, Philippines

Laura DernLaura Dern (56 years old)

Feb 10 American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 15 Michael Easton, American actor (General Hospital, Ally McBeal), born in Long Beach, California
  • Feb 17 Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 18 Tracey Edmonds, American film & television producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 19 Benicio Del Toro, Puerto Rican actor (Licence to Kill, Usual Suspects), born in San Germán, Puerto Rico
  • Feb 20 Andrew Shue, American actor (Melrose Place)
  • Feb 20 Kath Soucie, American voice actress (Rugrats, The Real Ghostbusters, Sonic the Hedgehog), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 20 Lili Taylor, actress (Ransom, Short Cuts)
  • Feb 22 Alf Poier, Austrian comedian, born in Judenburg, Austria
  • Feb 23 Tamsin Greig, English actress, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • Feb 25 Kang-ho Song, South Korean actor (Parasite), born in Gimhae, South Korea
  • Feb 26 Currie Graham, Canadian actor, born in Hamilton, Canada

Weddings in Film & TV

Raquel Welch

Feb 14 American actress Raquel Welch (26) weds American film producer Patrick Curtis (27) in Paris, France; divorce in 1972

Vidal Sassoon

Feb 16 Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Winifred Kingston, British silent screen actress (The Squaw Man, Davy Crockett), dies at 72
  • Feb 6 Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Montèsm, Trente et quarante), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • Feb 13 Forough Farrokhzad, Iranian pre-eminent poet and film director, dies in a car crash at 32
  • Feb 14 James Schneider, American silent film director (A Foolish Romance) and actor (Keystone Kops shorts), dies at 85
  • Feb 14 Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), dies at 82
  • Feb 15 Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor and director (It, Careers), dies at 79
  • Feb 16 (Lester) "Smiley" Burnette [Burnett], American country music performer, singer-songwriter ("Ridin' Down the Canyon (To Watch the Sun Go Down)"), and actor (Petticoat Junction - "Charlie"), dies of leukemia at 55
  • Feb 24 Franz Waxman [Wachsmann], German-American film score composer (Rebecca; Sunset Boulevard; A Place In The Sun), dies of cancer at 60
  • Feb 25 John Griggs, American actor (The Joey Bishop Show; Fearless Fosdick), dies at 58
  • Feb 26 Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70