On This Day

February 1977 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 5 General Mills Adventure Theater premieres on CBS radio

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Maitland Ward, American actress (Jessica-Bold & Beautiful), born in Torrance, California
  • Feb 8 Bridgette Kerkove, American actress
  • Feb 21 Kevin Rose, American television host & internet entrepreneur, born in Redding, California
  • Feb 22 Timo Rose, German filmmaker, born in Rellingen, Germany
  • Feb 26 Greg Rikaart, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 26 James Wan, Malaysian-Australian film director (Saw, The Conjuring), born in Kuching, Malaysia
  • Feb 27 Lance Hoyt, American professional wrestler, born in Gause, Texas
  • Feb 27 Ji Sung, South Korean actor, born in Seoul, South Korea

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 18 British actor Peter Sellers (51) weds (his 4th time), British actress Lynne Frederick (22), in Paris, France

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Pauline Starke, actress (Dante's Inferno, Viking, Sun Up), dies at 76
  • Feb 13 Jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77
  • Feb 17 Quincy Howe, American broadcaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76
  • Feb 18 Andy Devine, American character actor (Roy Roger's sidekick - "Cookie"; Stagecoach; Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, 1951-58), dies of leukemia at 71
  • Feb 18 Ralph Graves, American actor (Dirigible, Extra Girl, Flight, Dream Street), dies at 77
  • Feb 22 Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64
  • Feb 27 Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), dies of Leukemia or lead poisoning at 47
  • Feb 28 Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, American comedian and actor (The Jack Benny Program), dies at 71