On This Day

December 1975 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 13 1st time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay, Richard Pryor hosts

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Dec 16 1st broadcast of "One Day at a Time" on CBS TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 3 Lauren E Roman, actress (Laura Kirk-All My Children), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Dec 3 Malinda Williams, American actress
  • Dec 5 Paula Patton, American actress (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 6 Noel Clarke, English actor and writer, born in London
  • Dec 9 Joshua Rudoy, American actor (Harry & Hendersons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 11 Tomoka Kurotani, Japanese actress, born in Kita-ku, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 12 Mayim Bialik, American actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 12 Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 14 KaDee Strickland, American actress (Private Practice, The Grudge), born in Patterson, Georgia
  • Dec 16 Jonathan Scarfe, Canadian actor

Person of interestMilla Jovovich

Dec 17 Milla Jovovich, Russian born American actress (The Fifth Element, Resident Evil), born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

  • Dec 17 Napiera Danielle Groves, American actress and Miss USA-Washington, D.C. (1997, Miss Congeniality), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 17 Nick Dinsmore (Eugene), American professional wrestler
  • Dec 18 Masaki Sumitani, Japanese comedian
  • Dec 18 Trish Stratus, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Dec 20 Jaydy Michel, Mexican model, born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Dec 23 Sky Lopez, American actress, born in Stillwater, Minnesota
  • Dec 27 Heather O'Rourke, American actress (Happy Days, Poltergeist), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 28 Tannis Vallely, American actress (Janice Lazorotto-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 30 Director Martin Scorsese (33) weds teacher and author Julia Cameron (27) in Libertyville, Illinois

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 5 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
  • Dec 7 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71
  • Dec 13 Cyril Delevanti, British actor (Soylent Green, The Night of the Iguana), dies at 88
  • Dec 14 Arthur Treacher, English TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81
  • Dec 17 Frank Sully, American actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief, Inside the Law), dies at 67
  • Dec 20 William Lundigan, American actor (Climax, Pinky, They Asked for It), dies of lung and heart congestion at 61
  • Dec 24 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), dies at about 71 (birth date disputed)