February 1985 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 14 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut

Music releaseAlbum Release

Feb 14 "Whitney Houston" debut album by Whitney Houston is released (Grammy Award Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female 1986, Billboard Album of Year 1986)

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • Feb 15 35th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Woman and the Stranger" and "Wetherby" win the Golden Bear (tie)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 24 Yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I"


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Jodi Gordon, Australian actress and model
  • Feb 4 Bug Hall, American actor
  • Feb 5 Crystal Hunt, American actress
  • Feb 7 Tina Majorino, actress, (Waterworld, When a Man Loves a Woman)
  • Feb 7 Clara Bryant, American actress
  • Feb 9 David Gallagher, American actor
  • Feb 12 Saskia Burmeister Croft, Australian actress, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Feb 13 Kwak Ji-min, South Korean actress, born in South Korea
  • Feb 14 Jacob Parker, actor (Evening Shade)
  • Feb 14 Karima Adebibe, Moroccan-English actress and model
  • Feb 14 Heart Evangelista, Filipina singer, TV and movie actress
  • Feb 14 Miki Yeung, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Feb 17 Anne Curtis, Filipino actress and commercial model
  • Feb 19 Haylie Duff, American singer/actress
  • Feb 19 Arielle Kebbel, American actress
  • Feb 26 Alexandria Hilfiger, American actress, daughter of Tommy Hilfiger
  • Feb 27 Juliana Imai, Brazilian model

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 8 Director Martin Scorsese (42) weds producer Barbara De Fina (35)

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 24 NFL quarterback Joe Montana (28) weds actress and model Jennifer Wallace

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 6 Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
  • Feb 6 Dandy Nichols [Daisy Sander], British actress (Till Death Us Do Part, Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78
  • Feb 8 Marvin Miller [Mueller], American actor (Space Patrol, Dead Reckoning, Millionaire), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Feb 8 Tom Greenway, actor (Miami Story), dies of a heart attack at 75
  • Feb 11 Henry Hathaway, actor and director (Nob Hill), dies of heart attack at 86
  • Feb 12 Nicholas Colasanto, American actor (Cheers, Family Plot, The Counterfeit Killer), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Feb 16 Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
  • Feb 17 Wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67
  • Feb 18 Willy Alberti [Carel Verbrugge], Dutch singer and actor (Riffin in Amsterdam), dies at 58
  • Feb 19 George Holmes, actor (Man in the Trunk), dies at 66
  • Feb 21 Ina Claire, actress/comedienne (3 Bdwy Girls), dies of stroke at 89
  • Feb 21 Louis Hayward, British-American actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Feb 22 Alexander Scourby, American actor (Victory at Sea, Ransom), dies at 71
  • Feb 27 David Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
  • Feb 27 J Pat O'Malley, Irish-British actor (101 Dalmatians, The Jungle Book), dies at 80
  • Feb 28 Charita Bauer, American actress (The Guiding Light, Aldrich Family), dies following long illness at 62