September 1972 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 "The Price is Right" - US's longest running games show debuts on CBS

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 5 Jerry Lewis' 7th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Sep 9 Terry Anne Meeuwsen (Wisc), 23, crowned 45th Miss America 1973
  • Sep 10 WKAR TV channel 23 in East Lansing, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 13 1st TV broadcast of "Waltons" on CBS
  • Sep 14 "Waltons" TV program premieres
  • Sep 15 WMAO TV channel 23 in Greenwood, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Sep 16 1st TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Sep 16 Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies"

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart
  • Sep 17 "M*A*S*H," premieres on NBC TV
  • Sep 25 KAVT (now KSMQ) TV channel 15 in Austin, MN (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Doug Williams, British professional wrestler
  • Sep 3 Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress
  • Sep 4 Danny Ponce, Waltham Mass, actor (Willie-Valerie/Hogan Family)
  • Sep 4 Myra Katherine Hale, Miss America-Nebraska (1996), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Sep 4 Françoise Yip, Canadian actress
  • Sep 6 Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress
  • Sep 6 Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer
  • Sep 6 Idris Elba, English actor, (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England
  • Sep 6 Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs)
  • Sep 8 Cari Shayne, American actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital), born in Sellersville, Tennessee
  • Sep 8 Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor
  • Sep 8 Lisa Kennedy, American television personality
  • Sep 8 Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor
  • Sep 9 Goran Višnjić, Croatian actor
  • Sep 10 James Duval, American actor
  • Sep 12 Amy Locane, NJ, actress (Sandy Harling-Melrose Place)
  • Sep 12 Cady Cantrell, Lanett AL, playmate (Apr, 1992)
  • Sep 15 Amanda Lynn Granrud, Miss America-Montana (1996), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Sep 15 Jimmy Carr, English comedian
  • Sep 16 Shalane McCall, actor (Charlie Wade-Dallas)
  • Sep 17 Bobby Lee, American comedian
  • Sep 18 Michael Landes, actor (American Summer)
  • Sep 21 Alicia Rickter, playmate (Oct, 1995), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 25 Nikole Viola, Miss USA-Louisiana (1997)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 27 Gwyneth Paltrow, American actress (Pallbearer, Emma, Hard Eight), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Sep 28 Dena Querubin, Waterford NJ, Miss America-NJ (1996)
  • Sep 29 Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 19 Actor Phil Hartman (23) divorces Gretchen Lewis after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 17 Akim Tamiroff, Armenian-Russian actor (Touch of Evil, For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 72
  • Sep 23 Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
  • Sep 26 Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82