February 1972 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

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Feb 6 29th Golden Globes: "The French Connection", Gene Hackman, & Jane Fonda win

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
Actor Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
  • Feb 10 BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings

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Feb 13 "Cabaret", directed by Bob Fosse, based on the musical of the same name and starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York, is released

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • Feb 14 CBS "Late Movie" premieres
  • Feb 17 TV comedy M*A*S*H, adapted from the movie, starring Alan Alda, Loretta Swit and Wayne Rogers debuts on CBS in the US

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Yoshi DeHerrera, American TV personality
  • Feb 5 Erin Phillips, Miss America-Missouri (1996), born in Mexico, Missouri,
  • Feb 5 Koriki Chōshū, Japanese comedian
  • Feb 7 Essence Atkins, American actress
  • Feb 7 Robyn Lively, American actress
  • Feb 9 Jason George, actor (Michael Bourre-Sunset Beach)
  • Feb 9 Crispin Freeman, American voice actor
  • Feb 12 Andrew Cassesse, US actor (Revenge of Nerds II, TV 101), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 12 Latrice Royale [Timothy Wilcots], American drag queen and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Compton, California
  • Feb 14 Erika Rachael Schwarz, Folsom La, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997)
  • Feb 14 Big Daddy V, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 14 Hiroshi, Japanese comedian
  • Feb 14 Najwa Nimri, Spanish actress
  • Feb 17 Valeria Mazza, Argentinian model and businesswoman, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Feb 18 Shani Lynn Nielsen, New Albany IN, Miss America (Indiana-Top 10-1997)
  • Feb 19 Francine, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 20 Corinna Harney, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (Aug, 1991)
  • Feb 22 Christin Didier, Miss USA-Montana (1997)
  • Feb 24 Patricia Regan Leines, Medford Or, Miss America (Oregon-3rd-1997)
  • Feb 28 Rory Cochrane, American actor
  • Feb 29 Antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
  • Feb 3 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), dies at 79
  • Feb 19 John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (b. 1898)
  • Feb 19 Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)
  • Feb 20 Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74