1986 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 1 Barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 7 US President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jan 17 2nd Sundance Film Festival: "Smooth Talk" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Jan 21 Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
  • Jan 23 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 24 43rd Golden Globes: "Out of Africa", Jon Voight, & Whoopi Goldberg win

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 27 13th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis & C Gayle

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Feb 2 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • Feb 3 US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of commission of enquiry on Challenger Accident

Film release premierFilm Premier

Feb 8 The crime film "A Better Tomorrow", starring Yun Fat Chow, premieres in Hong Kong

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 13 12th People's Choice Awards: Sylvester Stallone & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby, Linda Evans win (TV)

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
  • Mar 22 HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
  • Mar 23 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Rambo: First Blood Part II" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 24 58th Academy Awards: "Out of Africa", William Hurt & Geraldine Page win

  • Apr 6 CBS' fact based "Nobody's Child", story of Marie Balter

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Apr 8 Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel, California. Makes his day.

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 16 "Top Gun", directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise premieres

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
  • May 19 39th Cannes Film Festival: "The Mission" directed by Roland Joffe wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 20 Christy Fichtner, 23, (Texas), crowned 35th Miss USA
  • May 20 Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration airs on CBS-tv

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 22 Cher calls David Letterman an asshole on Late Night on NBC

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • May 27 President Reagan orders 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled
  • Jun 11 "Blacke's Magic" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Jun 13 US President Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency
  • Jun 20 Drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon
  • Jun 21 President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments
  • Jun 23 Tip O'Neill refuses to let President Reagan address House
  • Jul 3 US President Reagan presides over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty
  • Jul 21 Barbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
  • Jul 31 19th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Aug 15 US President Ronald Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger
  • Aug 18 John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

Film release premierFilm Release

Aug 22 "Stand By Me" film based on the novella by Stephen King, directed by Rob Reiner starring Wil Wheaten, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell is released

Actor River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Aug 27 38th Emmy Awards presentation - Golden Girls and Cagney & Lacey dominate
  • Aug 28 Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 28 Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Singer Tina Turner
Tina Turner
  • Aug 30 43rd Venice Film Festival: "Le rayon vert" directed by Eric Rohmer wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 5 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins
  • Sep 6 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Streisand's benefit concert
  • Sep 7 NBC premiere of "The French Connection" film based TV sequel "Popeye Doyle"
  • Sep 12 Limited U.S. premiere of film adaptation of Marsha Norman's play "'Night, Mother"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 "Blue Velvet" directed by David Lynch, Starring Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan and Dennis Hopper debuts in Toronto

  • Sep 13 Kellye Cash (Tenn), 21, crowned 60th Miss America 1987
  • Sep 14 CBS premiere of true life "The Last Days of Patton"
  • Sep 15 1st broadcast of "L.A. Law" on NBC-TV

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 21 38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney & Lacey & Michael J. Fox win

  • Sep 29 "Designing Women" TV comedy, debuts on CBS
  • Sep 29 NBC true life drama "Adam: His Song Continues" premieres, sequel to "Adam" (1983)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 2nd time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay (Sam Knison hosts)

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Nov 25 Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arms deal
  • Nov 28 US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time
  • Dec 7 NBC premiere of miniseries "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna" (Part 1)
  • Dec 8 NBC premiere of miniseries "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna" (Part 2)

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 19 "Platoon" directed by Oliver Stone and starring Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1987)

  • Dec 27 2nd Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 139

  • Jan 1 Vidya Balan, Indian actress
  • Jan 5 Deepika Padukone, Indian model, actress, and activist (Om Shanti Om, Cocktail, Piki), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Jan 5 Teppei Koike, Japanese actor and singer
  • Jan 8 Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian actress (d. 2003)
  • Jan 10 Saleisha Stowers, American model
  • Jan 11 Rachel Riley, English television presenter and mathematician (Countdown, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown), born in Rochford, England
  • Jan 16 Mason Gamble, actor (Dennis the Menace)
  • Jan 22 Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model
  • Jan 22 Daniel Wayne Smith, American actor, reality television personality (d. 2006)
  • Jan 24 Mischa Barton, English-born American actress
  • Jan 24 Raviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor
  • Jan 26 Shantelle Taylor, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Jan 28 Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
  • Jan 29 Drew Tyler Bell, American actor
  • Feb 1 Lauren Conrad, American TV star
  • Feb 6 Alice Greczyn, American actress
  • Feb 7 Deanna Casaluce, Canadian actress
  • Feb 10 Yui Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Feb 14 Roxanne Guinoo, Filipina actress
  • Feb 17 Sandra Nilsson, Swedish model
  • Feb 19 Reon Kadena, Japanese model/actress
  • Feb 22 Miko Hughes, American actor
  • Feb 25 James and Oliver Phelps, English actors
  • Feb 25 Justin Berfield, American actor
  • Feb 26 Teresa Palmer, Australian model and actress
  • Mar 4 Margo Harshman, American actress
  • Mar 6 Eli Marienthal, American actor
  • Mar 9 Brittany Snow, American actress
  • Mar 10 JC de Vera, Filipino Actor
  • Mar 14 Jamie Bell, British actor
  • Mar 15 Tyler Noyes, actor (CJ-One Life to Live)
  • Mar 16 Ken Doane, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 17 Olesya Rulin, American actress
  • Mar 20 Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • Mar 23 Steven Strait, American actor
  • Mar 27 Valerie "So Cal Val" Wyndham, American professional wrestling valet
  • Apr 3 Amanda Bynes, American actress
  • Apr 8 Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress, model and singer
  • Apr 9 Leighton Meester, American actress
  • Apr 10 Ayesha Takia, Indian actress
  • Apr 14 Anne Watanabe, Japanese model
  • Apr 20 Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (d. 2003)
  • Apr 22 Amber Heard, American actress, born in Austin, Texas
  • Apr 23 Jessica Stam, Canadian supermodel
  • Apr 27 Jenna Coleman, British Actress (Doctor Who), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Apr 29 Renee Alway, American Model
  • Apr 30 Dianna Agron, Savannah, Georgia, American Actress (Quinn Fabray-Glee)
  • May 2 James Kirk, Canadian actor
  • May 3 Poppy Delevingne, British model and actress (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), born in London, England
  • May 6 Tyler Hynes, Canadian actor
  • May 7 Mark Furze, Australian actor
  • May 12 Emily VanCamp, Canadian actress
  • May 13 Giuliana Marino, Playboy Playmate of the Year, Germany 2005

Person of interestRobert Pattinson

May 13 Robert Pattinson, English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight), born in London, England

  • May 14 Camila Sodi, Mexican actress

Person of interestMegan Fox

May 16 Megan Fox, American actress (Transformers) and model, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Actress Megan Fox
Megan Fox
  • May 17 Tahj Mowry, American actor
  • May 19 Eric Lloyd, American actor
  • May 24 Jordan Metcalfe, English actor
  • May 25 Juri Ueno, Japanese actress
  • May 28 Joseph Cross, American actor
  • May 29 Dylan Postl, American professional wrestler
  • May 29 Jaslene Gonzalez, Puerto Rican-American fashion model
  • May 31 Melissa McIntyre, Canadian actress
  • Jun 1 Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008
  • Jun 3 Brenden Richard Jefferson, African-American actor
  • Jun 4 Shane Kippel, Canadian actor
  • Jun 6 Bhavana Balachandran [Karthika Menon], Indian actress, born in Thrissur district, Kerala
  • Jun 9 Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor
  • Jun 9 Kary Ng, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Jun 11 Brighton Hertford, actress (BJ Jones-General Hospital)

Person of interestShia LaBeouf

Jun 11 Shia LaBeouf, American actor (Disturbia, Transformers), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestAshley Olsen

Jun 13 Ashley Olsen, American actress (Michell in Full House), fashion designer and twin, born in Sherman Oaks, California

Actress and fashion designer Ashley Olsen
Actress and fashion designer
Ashley Olsen

Person of interestMary Kate Olsen

Jun 13 Mary Kate Olsen, American actress (Michelle in Full House), fashion desiner and twin, born in Sherman Oaks, California

Twin Actress Mary Kate Olsen
Twin Actress
Mary Kate Olsen
  • Jun 13 Kat Dennings, American actress
  • Jun 18 Richard Madden, Scottish actor (Games of Thrones, Cinderella), born in Elderslie
  • Jun 24 Kaitlin Cullum, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 27 Drake Bell, American actor, voice actor, and musician, born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jun 28 Shadia Simmons, Canadian actress (Strange Days at Blake Holsey High), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Jun 29 Iya Villania [Raelene Villania-Arellano], Australian actress and presenter, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jun 30 Victoria Crawford, American wrestler and model

Person of interestLindsay Lohan

Jul 2 Lindsay Lohan, American actress (Alli Fowler-Another World), born in NYC, New York

Actress Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan
  • Jul 9 Kiely Williams, American singer and actress
  • Jul 12 Krystal Forscutt, Australian model/reality TV contestant
  • Jul 16 Calum Gittins, New Zealand actor
  • Jul 17 Dana, Korean singer and actress (TSZX)
  • Jul 23 Ayaka Komatsu, Japanese model and actress
  • Jul 23 Reece Ritchie, English actor
  • Jul 24 Megan Park, Canadian actress
  • Jul 28 Alexandra Chando, American actress (As the World Turns), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 8 Peyton List, American actress
  • Aug 9 Vanessa Morley, American actress
  • Aug 11 Kaori Fukuhara, Japanese voice actress
  • Aug 16 Shawn Pyfrom, American actor
  • Aug 17 Bryton McClure, American actor (Richie-Family Matters), born in Lakewood, California
  • Aug 20 Robert Clark, Canadian actor
  • Aug 22 Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress, born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Aug 29 Lauren Collins, Canadian actress
  • Aug 29 Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 7 Colin Delaney, American Professional Wrestler

Weddings in Film & TV

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 26 Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • May 3 Actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (68) weds Mary Yates

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace
  • Jul 7 US actress Deborah Hunter marries actor Michael Tylo

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 1 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 20 Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin
  • Nov 28 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 17 Actor Harry Morgan (71) weds Barbara Bushman

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 7 Actor Johhny Depp and Lori Depp divorce after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 105

  • Jan 2 Una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82
  • Jan 14 Donna Reed, actress (Donna Reed Show, Dallas), dies of cancer at 64
  • Jan 18 Claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies
  • Jan 27 Lilli Palmer [Peiser], German actress (Cloak and Dagger, Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter), dies from abdominal cancer at 71
  • Jan 29 Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), dies at 74
  • Feb 1 Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (b. 1957)
  • Feb 6 William Collier [Charles F Gall Jr], American stage and film actor and producer, dies at 84
  • Feb 10 Brian Aherne, British actor (I Confess, Titanic, Juarez), dies at 83
  • Feb 12 Sid Stone, comedian (Milton Berle Show), dies at 82
  • Feb 16 Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt], American actor (1776, The Lost Weekend, The Blue Dahlia), dies from lymphoma at 76
  • Feb 19 Adolfo Celi, Italian film actor and director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue), dies at 63
  • Feb 19 Paul Stewart, American actor (Citizen Kane, Kiss Me Deadly), dies from a heart attack at 77
  • Mar 6 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies
  • Mar 9 Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78

Person of interestRay Milland

Mar 10 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81

  • Mar 14 Edith Atwater, American actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
  • Mar 14 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • Mar 22 Charles Starrett, American actor (The Mask of Fu Manchu, Bonanza Town), dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Derek Farr, British actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), dies from cancer at 74
  • Mar 24 Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67
  • Mar 26 Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
  • Mar 28 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
  • Mar 28 Virginia Gilmore, American actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies at 66
  • Mar 29 Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79

Person of interestJames Cagney

Mar 30 James Cagney, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 86

  • Mar 31 Harry Ritz, comedian and actor (Ritz Brothers), dies at 79
  • Mar 31 Jerry Paris, director, actor (Jerry in The Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60
  • Apr 13 Stephen Stucker, actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies
  • Apr 14 Horst Bastian, German writer and screenwriter, dies at 46
  • Apr 15 Tim McIntire, actor (Bob Younger-Legend of Jesse James), dies at 42
  • Apr 19 Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78
  • Apr 26 Bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87

Person of interestBroderick Crawford

Apr 26 Broderick Crawford, American actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol), dies after a series of strokes at 74

  • May 1 Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (b. 1905)
  • May 3 Robert Alda, American actor (Supertrain, By Popular Demand), dies at 72
  • May 7 Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949
  • May 9 Herschel Bernardi, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • May 12 Lee Bonnell, American actor, dies at 67
  • May 22 Martin Gabel, actor (Thief, Marnie), dies at 63
  • May 23 Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70
  • May 24 Gunnar Bjornstrand, Swedish actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76
  • May 24 Yakima Canutt [Enos Edward], American rodeo cowboy, actor and director(Texas Terror), dies at 90
  • May 28 Lurene Tuttle, American actress (Father of Bride, Julia), dies at 79
  • Jun 3 Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), dies at 81
  • Jun 3 Patricia Wheel, actress (Christine-Woman to Remember), dies at 42
  • Jun 14 Marlin Perkins, TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom), dies at 81
  • Jun 20 Tim Herbert, comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71
  • Jun 23 Nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies
  • Jun 27 Edna Mae Cooper, actress (Folly of Vanity, Grounds for Divorce), dies
  • Jun 29 Ida Mae McKenzie, American actress, dies at 75
  • Jun 29 Robert Drivas [Robert Choromokos ], American actor (Our Private World), dies of Aids complications at 47
  • Jul 1 Roy Poole, actor (Winds of War), dies at 62
  • Jul 15 Benny Rubin, American actor and comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87
  • Jul 15 Florence Halop, American actress (Night Court, St Elsewhere), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Jul 20 Helen Craig, American actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night), dies at 74
  • Jul 21 Virginia Hewitt, American actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies of cancer at 60
  • Jul 21 Ernest Maas, American screenwriter (b. 1892)
  • Aug 3 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
  • Aug 13 Helen Mack, American actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies of cancer at 72
  • Aug 19 Hermione Baddeley, British actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
  • Aug 19 Lorenzo Tucker, actor (Black King), dies
  • Aug 20 Donn Bennett, TV host (The Big Idea), dies at 76
  • Aug 20 Walter Brooke, actor (DA Scanlon-Green Hornet), dies at 71
  • Aug 23 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80
  • Aug 25 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
  • Aug 26 Ted Knight [Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka], American actor (Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort), dies of colorectal cancer at 62
  • Sep 1 Murray Hamilton, American character actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Anatomy of a Murder), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Sep 6 Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
  • Sep 12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • Sep 15 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Patricia "Pat" Phoenix, British actress (Coronation Street, L Shaped Room), dies of lung cancer at 62
  • Sep 26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • Sep 28 Robert Helpmann, Australian actor, choreographer and dancer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Don Quixote), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Betty Kean, actress (Amy Tucker-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69
  • Oct 14 [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70
  • Oct 22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Oct 22 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Oct 25 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 67
  • Oct 29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • Nov 2 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66
  • Nov 5 Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 8 Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78
  • Nov 10 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (b. 1916)
  • Nov 11 Roger C.Carmel, American actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54
  • Nov 13 Thierry Le Luron, French humourist (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Siobhán McKenna [Cionnaith], Irish stage actress (Saint Joan, The Chalk Garden), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Nov 17 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • Nov 18 Gia Carangi, American model (AIDS) (b. 1960)
  • Nov 21 Jerry Colonna, American actor (Jerry Colonna Show, Alice in Wonderland, Road to Singapore), dies at 82
  • Nov 21 Marcelino Sanchez, American actor (b. 1957)
  • Nov 21 Dar Robinson, American film stuntman (b. 1947)
  • Nov 26 Scatman Crothers [Benjamin], American actor, singer, dancer and musician (Chico and the Man, The Shining), dies at 76
  • Nov 27 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61
  • Nov 28 Herb Vigran, actor (Ernest-Ed Wynn Show), dies at 76
  • Nov 29 Cary Grant [Archibald Alexander Leach], British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), dies from a cerebral haemorrhage at 82
  • Nov 29 Herb Vigran, actor (Vampire, Mark of Vampire), dies

Person of interestDesi Arnaz

Dec 2 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of lung cancer

Actor Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
  • Dec 10 Susan Cabot-Roman, actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), dies
  • Dec 11 Paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30