December 1976 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 18 "A Star is Born" film directed by Frank Pierson with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, premieres

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Dec 18 "Wonder Woman" debuts on ABC

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 5 Amy Acker, American actress
  • Dec 6 Alicia Machado, Venezuelan-American actress, winner of Miss Universe 1996 and Donald Trump critic, born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Dec 6 Lindsay Price, Arcadia CA, actress (Bold & Beautiful, All My Children)
  • Dec 6 Colleen Haskell, American television personality
  • Dec 7 Vanessa Lorenzo, Spanish fashion model
  • Dec 8 Dominic Monaghan, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Lost), born in Berlin, West Germany
  • Dec 15 Elix Skipper, American professional wrestler
  • Dec 18 Koyuki, Japanese actress and model
  • Dec 20 Jang Hyuk, Korean actor
  • Dec 22 Brian A. Alexander, US screenwriter and director
  • Dec 23 Jamie Noble, American professional wrestler
  • Dec 26 Lea De Mae, Czech actress (d. 2004)
  • Dec 27 Aaron Stanford, American actor
  • Dec 28 Joe Manganiello, American actor (Spider-Man, Magic Mike XXL, True Blood), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 29 Danny R. McBride, American actor, writer, and producer
  • Dec 31 Craig Reucassel, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 4 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 2 William Tannen, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), dies at 65
  • Dec 3 Mary Nash, actress (Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91
  • Dec 9 Nino Martini, Italian actor (The Gay Desperado, Here's to Romance), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Dec 12 John "Jack" Cassidy, American singer and actor (Oscar-He & She, The Eiger Sanction), dies in a fire at 49
  • Dec 20 Walter Fitzgerald, actor (Adv of Sadie, Fallen Idol), dies at 80
  • Dec 23 Frank Forest, actor (Big Broadcast of 1937, Champagne Waltz), dies
  • Dec 24 Victor Stanitsin, actor (War & Peace, Jubilee), dies at 79
  • Dec 25 Frankie Darro [Frank Johnson], American actor (Radio Ranch, Wild Boys of the Road, Valley of Wanted Men), dies of a heart attack at 58