September 1973 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 8 Rebecca Ann King (Colo), 23, crowned 46th Miss America 1974
  • Sep 8 "Star Trek - Animated Series" premieres on TV
  • Sep 13 ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics

Music releaseMusic Single

Sep 27 “The Way We Were” single released by Barbra Streisand (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Ram Kapoor, Indian actor
  • Sep 1 Polly Shannon, Canadian actress
  • Sep 4 Stacy Sanches, playmate (Mar, 1995), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 5 Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Sep 7 Shannon Elizabeth, American actress
  • Sep 8 Jason Downs, actor (Bobby-Hairspray)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 12 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Glendale, California

  • Sep 14 Tony Bui, Vietnamese film director
  • Sep 14 Mike Ward, Canadian comedian
  • Sep 15 Julie Cox, English actress
  • Sep 17 Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
  • Sep 18 James Marsden, American actor
  • Sep 19 Jeremy Jordan, American singer and actor, born in Hammond, Indiana
  • Sep 23 Michelle Tolson, Miss America-NH (1997), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Sep 25 Melonie McGarrah, Rogers Arkansas, Miss America-Arkansas (1997)
  • Sep 25 Bridgette Wilson, Gold Beach, Oregon, American actress (Mortal Kombat, Billy Madison)
  • Sep 25 Bridget Marquardt, American model, born in Tillamook, Oregon

Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 2 J. R. R. Tolkien, British author (The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings), dies of an ulcer at 81

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Sep 2 Carl Dudley, American film director (b. 1910)
  • Sep 9 Samuel N Behrman, US stage/screenwriter (Quo Vardis), dies at 80
  • Sep 13 Betty Field, actress (Kings Row), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 60
  • Sep 16 Frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63
  • Sep 18 Nora Nicholson, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80
  • Sep 19 Bobby Gilbert, American actor (Some Like It Hot,The Rebel Set), dies of hepatitis at 75
  • Sep 20 Glenn Strange, American actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke), dies at 74
  • Sep 21 Diana Sands, actress (Landlord, Raisin in the Sun), dies at 39

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 26 Anna Magnani, Italian actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle, Wild is the Wind), dies of pancreatic cancer at 65

Actress Anna Magnani
Actress
Anna Magnani
  • Sep 28 Mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
  • Sep 28 Norma Crane, actress (Rayola-Mr Peepers), dies of cancer at 44