On This Day

December 1983 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 25 1st live telecast of Christmas Parade at the EPCOT Centre, Disney World Florida

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 4 Jimmy Bartel, Australian Rules Football utility and broadcaster (Brownlow Medal 2007; Norm Smith Medal 2011 AFL Premiership 2007, 09, 11, Geelong FC), born in Geelong, Australia
  • Dec 10 Patrick Flueger, American actor
  • Dec 15 René Goguen (René Duprée), Canadian professional wrestler
  • Dec 16 Danielle Lloyd, English model

Person of interestJonah Hill

Dec 20 Jonah Hill, American actor (Superbad, Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California

Actor Jonah Hill
Actor
Jonah Hill
  • Dec 20 Lucy Pinder, English model and actress, born in Hampshire, England
  • Dec 20 Lara Stone, Dutch model, born in Geldrop, Netherlands
  • Dec 21 Steven Yeun, Korean American actor (The Walking Dead), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Dec 22 Jennifer Hawkins, Australian Miss Universe, born in Holmesville, Australia
  • Dec 28 Mike He, Taiwanese actor, born in Taiwan, Taiwan

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 18 Wrestler Hulk Hogan (30) weds Linda Claridge

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
  • Dec 21 M*A*S*H actress Loretta Swit weds Dennis Holahan

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 24 Actor Johnny Depp (20) weds Lori Anne Allison


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 4 Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55
  • Dec 5 Robert Aldrich, American director and producer (The Dirty Dozen, Last Sunset), dies at 65
  • Dec 7 Fanny Cano, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • Dec 8 Slim Pickens [Louis Burton Lindley Jr], American rodeo performer and actor (Dr Strangelove, Blazing Saddles), dies following surgery at 64
  • Dec 9 David Rounds, American actor (Terence-Beacon Hill, Alice, The Blue and The Grey), dies of cancer at 53
  • Dec 10 Dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84
  • Dec 10 Patrick O'Moore, actor (Jungle Gents), dies at 74
  • Dec 13 Leora Dana, American actress (3:10 to Yuma, Pollyanna), dies at 60
  • Dec 21 Rod Cameron [Nathan Roderick Cox], Canadian actor (City Detective, State Trooper, Trigger Trail), dies of cancer at 73
  • Dec 26 Violet Carson, British actress (b. 1898)
  • Dec 28 William Demarest, American actor (My 3 Sons), dies from pneumonia and prostate cancer at 91
  • Dec 31 Frank Link, actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46