June 1991 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Leno Succeeds Carson

Jun 6 NBC announces Jay Leno will succeed Johnny Carson as host on "The Tonight Show" on May 25, 1992

Television Finale

Jun 10 David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" final episode airs on ABC-TV

Film Release

Jun 14 "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman

Music Recording

Jun 23 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"

Daytime Emmy Awards

Jun 27 Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time

Theatrical Finale

Jun 29 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon Theater, NYC, after 216 performances

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Zazie Beetz, German actress (Atlanta, Deadpool 2), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jun 6 Ashley Park, American actress, and singer (Mean Girls), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 7 Emily Ratajkowski, American model and actress, born in London, England
  • Jun 10 James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot, son of Gates McFaden (Star Trek NG)
  • Jun 18 Willa Holland, American actress (Arrow), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 27 Madylin Sweeten, American actress (Everybody Loves Raymond), born in Brownwood, Texas
  • Jun 30 Kaho [Indō], Japanese actress (A Gentle Breeze in the Village), born in Tokyo, Japan

Weddings in Film & TV

Roseanne Barr

Jun 1 Actors Roseanne Barr Arnold & Tom Arnold remarry

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Andy Milligan, American director and screenwriter (Sweeney Todd), dies of AIDS at 62
  • Jun 3 Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress and director (Resurrection), dies at 92
  • Jun 6 Larry Kert, American actor (West Side Story - "Tony"), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Jun 7 Eric Francis, actor (Shillingbury Blowers), dies
  • Jun 8 Bertice Reading, American stage and screen actress and singer (The Jazz Train; Requiem For A Nun; Moon In The Gutter), dies at 57
  • Jun 9 Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88
  • Jun 11 Vlastimil Fisar, Czech actor/pres (Intl Actors Federation), dies
  • Jun 14 Bernard Miles, British actor (The Man Who Knew Too Much, Great Expectations, In Which We Serve), dies at 83
  • Jun 14 Peggy Ashcroft, British actress (A passage to India), dies at 83
  • Jun 18 Joan Caulfield, American model and actress (My Favorite Husband), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jun 19 Jean Arthur, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 90
  • Jun 22 Cameron Miller, actor (Portrait of Claire), dies at 82
  • Jun 22 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jun 24 Martin Rosenblatt, American actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, NY Stories), dies at 74
  • Jun 26 Paul Andor, actor (Mad Lover, Enemy of Women), dies
  • Jun 27 Jason Christmas, American actor (That's Adequate), dies of a gunshot wound during robbery in NYC at 49
  • Jun 27 Milton Subotsky, American screenwriter (b. 1921)