September 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Philips introduces CD-video

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 7 Jerry Lewis' 22nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $39,021,723

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 9 Gary Hart admits on "Nightline" to cheating on his wife
  • Sep 16 New York City's WNET-TV channel 13 begins round clock broadcasting
  • Sep 19 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 20 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 28 "Star Trek: The Next Generation," starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV

Music release#1 in the Charts

Sep 29 "Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • Sep 29 "thirtysomething" debuts on ABC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 Chris Fountain, English actor
  • Sep 7 Evan Rachel Wood, American actress (Thirteen), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Sep 9 Joshua Herdman, English actor
  • Sep 11 Tyler Hoechlin, American actor (Teen Wolf), born in Corona, California
  • Sep 16 Daren Kagasoff, American actor
  • Sep 18 Jinkx Monsoon [Jerick Hoffer], American drag queen, actor and singer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 winner), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 19 Danielle Panabaker, American actress
  • Sep 19 Guy Williams, New Zealand comedian and TV personality (Jono and Ben), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Sep 22 Tom Felton, English Actor
  • Sep 24 Spencer Treat Clark, American actor

Person of interestHilary Duff

Sep 28 Hilary Duff, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff
  • Sep 30 Denise Laurel, Filipine actress and singer

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 5 Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Philip Friend, British actor (Dick Turpin, Buccaneer's Girl, Vulture, Fur Collar), dies at 72
  • Sep 6 Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
  • Sep 11 Lorne Greene [Lyon Chaim Green], Canadian actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies of pneumonia following heart surgery at 72
  • Sep 12 John Qualen, Canadian actor (Casablanca, The Grapes of Wrath, The Searchers), dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Mervyn LeRoy, American movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock), dies at 86
  • Sep 17 Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), dies at 73
  • Sep 21 Ruth Attaway, actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There), dies
  • Sep 22 Dan Rowan [Daniel Hale Rowan], American comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), dies at 65
  • Sep 25 Emlyn Williams, actor and director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81

Person of interestMary Astor

Sep 25 Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiesta), dies at 81

Actress Mary Astor
Actress
Mary Astor
  • Sep 25 George Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor and playwright (David Copperfield), dies from cancer at 81