On This Day

September 1991 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Jerry Lewis' 26th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,071,657

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 3 48th Venice Film Festival: "Close to Eden" directed by Nikita Mikhalkov wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 14 Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Hawaii), 24, crowned 65th Miss America 1992
  • Sep 24 "Good & Evil" & "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV
  • Sep 25 "Good & Evil" premieres on ABC TV
  • Sep 27 "Princesses" premieres on CBS TV
  • Sep 28 "Commish" debuts on ABC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 4 Carter Jenkins, American actor, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 5 Skandar Keynes, English actor, born in London, England
  • Sep 19 Demelza Reveley, Australian model who won the 4th season of Australia's Next Top Model, born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Sep 20 Spencer Locke, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 5 American actor John Travolta (37) weds American actress Kelly Preston (28) at the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, France

  • Sep 12 American actor John Travolta (37) weds American actress Kelly Preston (28) (again) in Daytona Beach, Florida

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 22 American Jewish playwright and screenwriter David Mamet marries 2nd wife, English actress Rebecca Pidgeon

Playwright David Mamet
Playwright
David Mamet

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 29 Actress Kate Jackson (42) weds ski-lodge entrepreneur Tom Hart in Brentwood

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 Mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
  • Sep 1 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director and actress (Jane Eyre, Barocco), dies at 76

Person of interestFrank Capra

Sep 3 Frank Capra, American film director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • Sep 4 Tom Tryon, American actor (The Cardinal, All That Glitters, The Longest Day) and novelist (The Other), dies of stomach cancer at 65
  • Sep 7 Ben Piazza, American actor (Santa Barbara; The Blues Brothers; Dallas), dies of cancer at 58
  • Sep 8 Brad Davis, American actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41
  • Sep 9 Paul Michael Lombardi, actor, dies of AIDS at 31
  • Sep 10 Yves Montand [Ivo Livi], Italian-French actor and singer (Z, Napoleon, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Sep 12 Regis Toomey, American actor (Burke's Law, Petticoat Junction), dies at 93
  • Sep 13 Joe Pasternak, Hungarian-American film producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73
  • Sep 14 Julie Bovasso, American actress (Willie & Phil, Just Me & You), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 15 Andre Baruch, Radio/TV announcer dies at 83
  • Sep 15 John Hoyt, American actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick & Mary), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • Sep 16 Carol White, actress (Prehistoric Women, Dulcima), dies at 47
  • Sep 21 Angelo Rossitto, American dwarf actor (known as "Little Moe", Carousel), dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer & Eddie), dies
  • Sep 24 Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73
  • Sep 25 Viviane Romance [Pauline Ronacher Ortmanns], French actress (Panic, Queen's Necklace), dies at 79
  • Sep 27 Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies