February 1991 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 2 Sting scores his second UK No.1 album with 'The Soul Cages'

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting

Film release premierFilm Release

Feb 14 "The Silence of the Lambs" film based on the book by Thomas Harris, directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, is released (Best Picture 1992)

  • Feb 22 Kelli McCarty, 21, (Kansas), crowned 40th Miss USA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 25 Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky & John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 7 Rachel Sibner, American actress
  • Feb 10 Emma Roberts, American actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 17 Bonnie Wright, British actress (Ginny Weasley in "Harry Potter" franchise), born in London, England

Actress Bonnie Wright
Actress
Bonnie Wright
  • Feb 28 Sarah Bolger, Irish actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Actress Meg Ryan (29) weds actor Dennis Quaid (37)

Actress Meg Ryan
Actress
Meg Ryan

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 22 Actor Bill Bixby (57) weds Laura Michael (32)

Actor Bill Bixby
Actor
Bill Bixby

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Carol Dempster, actress (Sally of Sawdust, America), dies at 89
  • Feb 1 James G MacDonald, cartoon voice (Mickey Mouse), dies at 84
  • Feb 3 Nancy Kulp, actress (Jane Hathaway-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69
  • Feb 4 Bob Leslie, actor (Cinderella, Mako: Jaws of Death), dies at 64
  • Feb 5 Dean Jagger, American actor (White Christmas, Vanishing Point), dies at about 87
  • Feb 6 Danny Thomas, comedian (Jazz Singer), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Feb 7 Dick Winslow, actor (Tom Sawyer, Mutiny on the Bounty), dies at 75
  • Feb 13 Bernard Sauer, Yiddish actor, dies of heart attack at 67
  • Feb 13 Eddie Bartell, actor (Every Night at Eight), dies at 83
  • Feb 15 Luis Escobar, Spanish actor (Don Juan My Love), dies at 78
  • Feb 19 Peggy Mondo, actress (Who's Minding the Store), dies at 50
  • Feb 21 Roger Swaybill, actor/writer (Porky's II, Breaking Point), dies at 47
  • Feb 24 George Gobel, Chicago, comedian (George Gobel Show), dies at 71
  • Feb 24 Jean Rogers, actress (Flash Gordon, Hot Cargo), dies at 74