On This Day

Year 1985 in Film & Television (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 11 Michelle Trachtenberg, American actress (Harriet the Spy), born in New York
  • Oct 14 Daniel Clark, Canadian actor
  • Oct 14 Sherlyn González, Mexican actress
  • Oct 20 Jennifer Nicole Freeman, American actress
  • Oct 21 Maximillian Roeg, English actor (Aria), born in London

Person of interestCiara

Oct 25 Ciara [Harris], American singer and songwriter (Ciara: The Evolution) and model, born in Austin, Texas

Singer Ciara
  • Oct 26 Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress (Ghajini), born in Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Nov 8 Jack Osbourne, English television star, born in St John's Wood, London
  • Nov 10 Giovonnie Samuels, American television actress (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 11 Jessica Sierra, American Idol season 4 finalist
  • Nov 20 Dan Byrd, American actor, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Nov 24 Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • Nov 27 Alison Pill, Canadian actress

Person of interestKaley Cuoco

Nov 30 Kaley Cuoco, American actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in Camarillo, California

Actress Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco

Person of interestChrissy Teigen

Nov 30 Chrissy Teigen, American model, born in Delta, Utah

Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
  • Dec 1 Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter (Dirty Computer) and actress (Hidden Figures), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Dec 3 Amanda Seyfried, American actress (Mamma Mia), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 5 Frankie Muniz, American actor (Malcolm in the Middle), born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
  • Dec 6 Dulce María, Mexican actress and singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dec 10 Raven-Symoné [Pearman], American actress and singer (The Cosby Show; That's So Raven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 12 Joel Karekezi, Rwandan film director (The Mercy of the Jungle), born in Rubavu, Rwanda
  • Dec 14 Nonami Takizawa, Japanese gravure idol and actress, born in Saitama prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 14 Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer, born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 15 Sheeba Reiter, American comedian and daughter of Jackie Mason
  • Dec 18 Tara Conner, 2006 Miss USA
  • Dec 18 Hana Soukupová, Czech supermodel
  • Dec 23 Luke O'Loughlin, Australian actor, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Dec 25 Perdita Weeks, British actress, born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Dec 26 Steven Hartman, American actor (Rick Forrester in Bold & Beautiful), born in Westlake, California
  • Dec 26 Yuu Shirota, Japanese-Spanish actor & singer, born in Tokyo, Japan

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 19 Stepin Fetchit [Lincoln Perry], American actor (Miracle in Harlem) 1st African American film star, dies of pneumonia 83
  • Nov 26 Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
  • Nov 27 Harry Harvey Sr, American actor (It's a Man's World), dies at 84
  • Nov 29 Bill Scott, American voice actor, producer and writer (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • Nov 30 Phil Tucker, American film director (Robot Monster), dies at 58
  • Dec 2 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
  • Dec 3 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
  • Dec 12 Anne Baxter, American actress, and singer (The Razor's Edge, All About Eve), dies of a stroke at 62
  • Dec 21 Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese film actor (Seven Samurai, The Hidden Fortress, Yojimbo), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Dec 26 Harold P. Warren, American movie director (Manos: The Hands of Fate), dies at 62
  • Dec 26 Jackie Ormes, African-American cartoonist (Torchy Brown), dies at 74

Person of interestRicky Nelson

Dec 31 (Eric) "Ricky" Nelson, American Rock Star ("Hello Mary Lou"; "It's Late"; "Garden Party") and actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies in a plane crash at 45

Rock Star and Actor Ricky Nelson
Rock Star and Actor
Ricky Nelson
  • Dec 31 Sam Spiegel, American film producer (On the Waterfront, The Bridge on the River Kwai) dies at 84