December 1990 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


HeartEngagement of Interest

Dec 7 Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announce their engagement

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Dec 9 23rd NAACP Image Awards: "Coming to America" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 25 "The Godfather Part III" directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton and Andy Garcia premieres

  • Dec 31 Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 10 Giulia Boverio, Italian actress
  • Dec 15 Rachel Brosnahan, American actress (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 22 Jean-Baptiste Maunier, French actor
  • Dec 23 Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, American actress, model, and singer
  • Dec 28 David Archuleta, American Idol runner-up, American Singer

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 1 Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King

Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 15 Rocker Rod Stewart marries supermodel Rachel Hunter

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 15 Actress Natasha Richardson (27) weds producer Robert Fox (37)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 15 Academy award-winning director David Lean (82) weds interior designer Sandra Cooke (51)

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
  • Dec 24 Actor Tom Cruise (28) marries actress Nicole Kidman (23)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 2 Robert Cummings, American actor (Love that Bob, Dial M For Murder), dies of kidney failure at 80
  • Dec 3 Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
  • Dec 4 Edward Binns, US actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74
  • Dec 7 Horst Bienek, German writer and director (The First Polka), dies at 60
  • Dec 7 Joan Bennett, US actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
  • Dec 7 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), dies at 67
  • Dec 8 Martin Ritt, American actor and director (The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, Slugger's Wife, End of the Game), dies at 76
  • Dec 9 Mike Mazurki, Austrian actor (Some Like It Hot, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), dies at 82
  • Dec 9 Mike Mazurski, wrestler/actor (Centerfold Girls), dies at 80
  • Dec 14 Hope Sansberry, actress (Rats are Coming), dies at 94
  • Dec 15 Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
  • Dec 15 Jean Paige, actress (Capt Blood, Black Beauty), dies
  • Dec 17 Don Draper, actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61
  • Dec 17 Mieke Verstraete [Maria Augustina De Graef], Belgian-Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled), dies at 79
  • Dec 18 Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • Dec 19 Basil Henson, actor (Change Partners), dies of stroke at 71
  • Dec 22 Helene Stanley, actress (Carnival Story, Roar of the Crowd), dies
  • Dec 28 Kiel Martin, American actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
  • Dec 31 Dalton Cathey, American actor dies of AIDS at 44