September 1990 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Theatrical Finale

Sep 1 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial theater, NYC. after 634 performances


Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186

Venice Film Festival

Sep 4 47th Venice Film Festival: "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" directed by Tom Stoppard wins the Golden Lion

  • Sep 7 Marjorie Judith Vincent (Ill), 25, crowned 64th Miss America 1991

Television Premiere

Sep 13 "Law and Order" created by Dick Wolf first premieres on NBC

  • Sep 15 15th Toronto International Film Festival: "Cyrano de Bergerac" directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 16 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk & Patricia Wettig win

Film Premiere

Sep 19 American gangster film "Goodfellas", directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta, premieres

  • Sep 23 PBS begins an 11 hour miniseries on Civil War

Music History

Sep 28 Marvin Gaye gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 Jeremy Snider, American actor (Eric Jr-Bold & Beautiful), born in California
  • Sep 6 DPR Ian [Christian Yu], Australian singer, rapper and director (So Beautiful), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 9 Melody Klaver, Dutch actress, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sep 10 Chandler Massey, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 19 Saki Fukuda, Japanese actress (Yatterman), born in Kumamoto, Japan
  • Sep 21 Allison Scagliotti, American actress
  • Sep 21 Christian Serratos, American actress
  • Sep 27 Kylee Lin, American beauty pageant winner

Deaths in Film & TV

Irene DunneIrene Dunne (1898-1990)

Sep 4 American actress (Cimarron, Theodora Goes Wild), dies of heart failure at 91

  • Sep 5 Beppo Brem, actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Sep 11 Ben Frank, American actor (Don't Answer the Phone), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Sep 12 Athene Seyler, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 101
  • Sep 20 Jackie Moran, actor (Janie, Barefoot Boy), dies of cancer at 65
  • Sep 24 Jay Currin, stuntman/actor (Back to the Beach, Serial), dies at 34
  • Sep 27 Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, Russian-Soviet composer of popular songs and film music ("Katyusha"), dies at 87