On This Day

Year 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 8th= largest wrestling crowd NJPW Starcade (60,000-Tokyo Dome)
  • Jan 10 8th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins
  • Jan 12 13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War
  • Jan 16 "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 16 Eric Clapton performs for an episode of MTV "Unplugged" at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, England. Recording won six Grammy Awards, and became Clapton's bestselling album, and the bestselling live album of all time

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 18 49th Golden Globes: Bugsy, Nick Nolte and Jodie Foster win

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
  • Jan 18 Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 19 Nature Boy Ric Flair becomes WWF champ at Royal Rumble

Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair
  • Jan 19 Roddy Piper beats Mountie to become WWF Intercontinental Champ
  • Jan 26 8th Sundance Film Festival: "In the Soup" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 27 Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
  • Feb 6 "Late Night's 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall" on NBC
  • Feb 7 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
  • Feb 9 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Feb 13 42nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Grand Canyon" wins the Golden Bear

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 20 Ross Perot says he'll run for President on "Larry King Live"

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
Entrepreneur and Presidential Candidate Ross Perot
Entrepreneur and Presidential Candidate
Ross Perot

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 17 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor Kevin Costner
Actor
Kevin Costner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer
  • Mar 22 Herb Gardner's play "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances
  • Mar 28 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
  • Mar 29 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Hudson Hawk" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 30 64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

  • Mar 30 CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 5 WrestleMania VIII, Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, IN (62,167): Hulk Hogan defeats Sid Justice by DQ; Randy Savage beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair
  • Apr 12 Euro Disney (Disneyland Paris) opens in Marne-la-Vallee, France

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Apr 15 Jay Leno's final appearance as permanent guest host of The Tonight Show

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Apr 15 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley inducted into National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame

  • Apr 20 100th episode of American sitcom "Murphy Brown" airs
  • Apr 26 "Growing Pains" final episode on ABC TV
  • Apr 26 "Who's The Boss" final episode after 8 years on ABC TV
  • Apr 30 208th & final episode of "The Cosby Show" on NBC-TV
  • May 9 Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
  • May 9 Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 13 Frank Stallone beats Geraldo Rivera in boxing on Howard Stern Show

TV Host and News Personality Geraldo Rivera
TV Host and News Personality
Geraldo Rivera

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • May 18 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or

  • May 19 US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

May 22 Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show"

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • May 25 Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "The Tonight Show"
  • May 31 "The 1992 Boat Show" - the final episode of US comedy series "Night Court" - airs on NBC-TV

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 19 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 23 Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci
  • Jul 1 Fox broadcasting adds Wednesday night TV programming
  • Jul 9 Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • Jul 14 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • Jul 18 Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • Jul 29 Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession
  • Aug 1 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres
  • Aug 3 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 3 "Unforgiven" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1993)

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
Actor Morgan Freeman
Actor
Morgan Freeman
Actor Gene Hackman
Actor
Gene Hackman
  • Aug 13 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at DoubleTree Hotel
  • Aug 25 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 29 Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London
  • Aug 31 44th Emmy Awards: Northern Exposure (best drama & drama writing),Christopher Lloyd (Road To Avalonlea) & Dana Delany (China Beach) win
  • Sep 1 49th Venice Film Festival: "The Story of Qiu Ju" directed by Yimou Zhang wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 4 "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah
  • Sep 17 House votes 280 to 128 to give FCC control of cable TV rates
  • Sep 20 Leanza Cornett (Florida), 21, crowned 66th Miss America 1993

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 26 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Sep 28 "Dog City" cartoon debuts on Fox-TV
  • Sep 30 Mariel Hemmingway appears nude on TV show Civil Wars
  • Oct 1 Cartoon Cable Network premieres

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Oct 3 Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Actor
Phil Hartman

Film release premierFilm Release

Oct 9 Action thriller film "Under Siege" directed by Andrew Davis starring Steven Seagal in his most famous role is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 1,700th David Letterman Show

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Oct 16 "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot filmed in 1964 is 1st shown on TV (TBS)
  • Nov 4 NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio
  • Nov 12 British TV comedy "Absolutely Fabulous" written by Jennifer Saunders, starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley first appears on the BBC
  • Nov 17 Dateline NBC airs a demonstration show General Motors trucks, blowing up on impact, later revealed NBC rigged test

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 18 "Malcolm X" film directed by Spike Lee starring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett is released in the US

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
Director Spike Lee
Director
Spike Lee
Actor Denzel Washington
Actor
Denzel Washington
  • Dec 8 NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993
  • Dec 12 Julia Kurotchkina, 18, of Russia, crowned 42nd Miss World

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 19 Logan Lerman, American actor, born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Feb 11 Taylor Lautner, American actor, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Feb 11 Blair Dunlop, English actor, born in Chesterfield, United Kingdom
  • Feb 14 Freddie Highmore, English actor, born in Camden Town, London
  • Feb 17 Meaghan Martin, American actress and singer (Camp Roc), born in Fallon, Nevada
  • Feb 18 Jacqueline Toboni, American actress (Grimm), born in San Francisco, California
  • Mar 7 Bel Powley, English actress, born in London, England
  • Mar 8 Charlie Ray, American actress
  • Mar 10 Emily Osment, American actress and singer

Person of interestJohn Boyega

Mar 17 John Boyega [Adedayo B. Adegboyega], English actor (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), born in London

  • Mar 24 Thomas Law, English actor
  • Apr 4 Alexa Nikolas, American actress (Zoey 101), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestDaisy Ridley

Apr 10 Daisy Ridley, English actress (Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in London

Actress Daisy Ridley
Actress
Daisy Ridley
  • Apr 12 Giorgio Cantarini, Italian actor (Gladiator), born in Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Apr 13 Jett Travolta, son of actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Apr 13 Emma Degerstedt, American actress, born in Long Beach, California
  • Apr 24 Sean Rademaker, American actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 4 Courtney Jines, American actress (Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • May 7 Gavin Hetherington, British actor
  • May 12 Malcolm David Kelley, American actor and rapper (Lost), born in Bellflower, California
  • May 18 Spencer Breslin, American actor
  • May 20 Jack Gleeson, Irish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Cork
  • May 21 Olivia Olson, American singer and actress
  • May 24 Travis T. Flory, American actor (Everybody Hates Chris), born in Fontana, California
  • Jun 12 Allie DiMeco, American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jun 12 Ryan Malgarini, American actor (Freaky Friday), born in Renton, Washington
  • Jun 13 Violet Chachki [Jason Dardo], American drag queen, dancer, model and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 winner), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 14 Daryl Sabara, American actor
  • Jun 14 Evan Sabara, American actor
  • Jun 26 Jennette McCurdy, American actress (iCarly), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 29 Adam G. Sevani, American actor (Step Up), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 1 Bryant Jones, American actor (Nate Hastings-Young & Restless), born in Camarillo, California
  • Jul 9 Jeremy Pope, American stage and screen actor (Ain't Too Proud, Hollywood), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jul 20 Paige Hurd, American actress

Person of interestSelena Gomez

Jul 22 Selena Gomez, American actress and singer (Revival, Stars Dance), born in Grand Prairie, Texas

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Aug 2 Hallie Kate Eisenberg, American actress, born in East Brunswick, New Jersey

Person of interestCole Sprouse

Aug 4 Cole Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Riverdale), born in Arezzo, Italy

Person of interestDylan Sprouse

Aug 4 Dylan Sprouse, American actor (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), born in Arezzo, Italy

  • Aug 10 Ko Ah-seong, South Korean actress
  • Aug 11 Allison Lozano, Mexican actress
  • Aug 12 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model, actress, and LGBT activist, born in London, England
  • Aug 18 Riko Narumi, Japanese actress and model, born in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama

Person of interestDemi Lovato

Aug 20 Demi Lovato, American actress (Camp Rock) and singer/songwriter (Unbroken), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Actress and Singer-Songwriter Demi Lovato
Actress and Singer-Songwriter
Demi Lovato
  • Aug 21 Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor (House of Anubis-Fabian Rutter), born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England

Person of interestNick Jonas

Sep 16 Nick Jonas, American singer, actor and producer (The Jonas Brothers), born in Dallas, Texas

Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas
Singer-songwriter
Nick Jonas
  • Sep 27 Jake Burbage, American actor, born in Willingboro Township, New Jersey
  • Sep 28 Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, born in Houston, Texas, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 30 Ezra Miller, American actor (Fantastic Beasts, Justice League), born in Wyckoff, New Jersey
  • Oct 6 Rhyon Nicole Brown, American actress
  • Oct 9 Tyler James Williams, American actor (Everybody Hates Chris), born in Westchester County, New York
  • Oct 12 Taylor Horn, American singer and actress, born in Redlands, California
  • Oct 12 Josh Hutcherson, American actor (Hunger Games films), born in Union, Kentucky
  • Oct 15 Vincent Martella, American actor
  • Oct 17 Sam Concepcion, Filipino performer and actor
  • Oct 22 Sofia Vassilieva, American actress (Medium), born in n Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 11 Trey Smith [Willard Carroll Smith III], American actor and son of Will Smith, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 16 Adam Robert Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 16 Jacob Joseph Worton, American twin actor (Baby's Day Out), born in Newark, Delaware
  • Nov 17 Darian Weiss, American actor
  • Nov 18 Nathan Kress, American actor

Person of interestMiley Cyrus

Nov 23 [Destiny] Miley Cyrus, American actress and singer (Hannah Montana, "The Climb"), born in Franklin, Tennessee

Actress and Singer Miley Cyrus
Actress and Singer
Miley Cyrus
  • Nov 28 Kianna Underwood, American actress
  • Dec 3 Joseph McManners, English actor
  • Dec 17 Thomas Law, British Actor
  • Dec 17 Jordan Garrett, American actor
  • Dec 24 Melissa Suffield, English actress, born in London, England

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 18 Chinese-American actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 12 Actress Annette Bening (33) weds actor Warren Beatty (54)

Actress Annette Bening
Actress
Annette Bening
Actor and Filmmaker Warren Beatty
Actor and Filmmaker
Warren Beatty
  • Apr 4 John Tesh (Entertainment Tonight) marries actress Connie Selleca

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 4 Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 5 Comedian Sam Kenison marries live-in girlfriend Maleeka

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 11 "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

  • Apr 18 Swedish tennis ace Stefan Edberg (26) marries Danish model Annette Olsen (27) in Sweden

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 24 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Lausanne, Switzerland

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

LoveWedding of Interest

May 3 Beverly Hills 90210 actress Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs

  • May 23 "Once and Again" actress Sela Ward (35) weds actor Howard Sherman (42)

LoveWedding of Interest

May 23 Actress Anjelica Huston (40) weds sculptor Robert Graham (54)

LoveWedding of Interest

May 29 Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress and singer Deborah Falconer (26)

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 4 TV personality Steve Irwin (30) weds naturalist Terri Raines (27) in Eugene, Oregon

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin
  • Jun 18 Actor Jameson Parker weds actress Darleen Carr
  • Jun 21 Actor Michael Chiklis (Commish) marries Michelle Epstein
  • Jun 21 Actress Marina Sirtis (Star Trek NG) marries rocker Michael Lamper
  • Jun 27 "One Life to Live" actress Catherine Hickland (36) weds actor Michael E. Knight (33)
  • Jun 30 Actress Cecil Hoffman (Zoe-LA Law) marries Paul Slye
  • Jul 4 American actress Bobbie Eakes marries author David Stone
  • Jul 18 Film critic Roger Ebert marries Chaz Hammel-Smith
  • Jul 26 "Kiss" guitarist Paul Stanley weds model Pamela Bowen
  • Aug 8 Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
  • Aug 15 Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 16 Comedian Janeane Garofalo (27) weds writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas

Stand-Up Comedian Janeane Garofalo
Stand-Up Comedian
Janeane Garofalo

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 20 Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • Sep 5 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana
  • Oct 10 Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury
  • Oct 10 Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham
  • Dec 31 WCBS TV news anchor Carol Martin weds Joe Terry

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 31 MLB Outfielder David Justice (26) weds actress Halle Berry (26) in Atlanta, Georgia

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 12 Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz, after 5 years of marriage

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 30 Actress Natasha Richardson (29) divorces producer Robert Fox (39) after a year of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 217

  • Jan 1 Ginette Leclerc, French actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 1 M. J. Frankovich, American football player & film producer (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 82
  • Jan 2 Virginia Field, British-born actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74
  • Jan 3 Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jan 4 William Walker, stuntman/actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • Jan 6 Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies
  • Jan 7 Richard Hunt, puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 9 Steve Brodie [John Stevenson], American actor (The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies from illness at 72
  • Jan 10 Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • Jan 13 Yvonne Bryceland, actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66
  • Jan 15 Hari Rhodes, American actor (Earth II, Detroit 9000), dies at 59
  • Jan 16 Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Jan 23 Frederick "Freddie" Bartholomew, British child actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield, Captains Courageous), dies of emphysema at 67
  • Jan 23 Ian Wolfe, American actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors, Houdini, THX-1138, Homebodies), dies at 95
  • Jan 24 Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies
  • Jan 24 John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90
  • Jan 24 Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • Jan 25 John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59

Person of interestJosé Ferrer

Jan 26 José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

  • Jan 27 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101
  • Feb 1 George Berkeley, American actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Bert Parks [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • Feb 4 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), dies of emphysema and diabetes at 76
  • Feb 4 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, dies at 80
  • Feb 5 Laura Liddell, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Feb 6 Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • Feb 6 Wade Preston, actor (Man Called Sledge), dies at 62
  • Feb 7 Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • Feb 8 Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93
  • Feb 10 Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Feb 10 Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • Feb 11 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • Feb 13 Dorothy Tree [Triebitz], American actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois; Confessions Of A Nazi Spy; The Asphalt Jungle), dies of heart failure at 85
  • Feb 14 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
  • Feb 20 Dick York, American actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), dies of emphysema at 63
  • Feb 20 Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • Feb 21 Eva A Jessye, American singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • Feb 23 Jacquelyn Hyde, American actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • Feb 25 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • Feb 25 John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies
  • Feb 28 Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), dies at 49
  • Feb 29 Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Where Eagles Dare), dies from pneumonia at 82
  • Mar 3 Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3 Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 4 Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • Mar 4 Néstor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 61
  • Mar 5 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 9 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 11 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 12 Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 13 Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • Mar 14 C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mar 14 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 15 Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • Mar 15 Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15 Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • Mar 19 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 20 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 20 Georges Delerue, French film composer (Sword of Gideon, A Little Romance), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Mar 21 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of leukaemia at 78
  • Mar 25 Nancy Walker, American actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 27 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), dies of lung disease at 77

Person of interestPaul Henreid

Mar 29 Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (Casablanca -"Lazlo"), dies at 84

  • Apr 2 Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 3 Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • Apr 3 Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4 Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
  • Apr 6 Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
  • Apr 8 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More) dies at 78
  • Apr 9 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96

Person of interestSam Kinison

Apr 10 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 10 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), dies at 71
  • Apr 11 Adele Dixon, British stage and screen actress and singer (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Apr 11 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!; The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin -"Rip"), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 13 Brian Oulton, English character actor, dies at 84
  • Apr 16 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
  • Apr 19 Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
  • Apr 20 Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Apr 22 Youcca Troubatzkoy, American actress (Flower of the Night), dies at 86
  • Apr 23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • Apr 26 Alberta Vaughn, American actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), dies at 81
  • May 2 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84

Person of interestGeorge Murphy

May 3 George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

Actor and US Senator George Murphy
Actor and US Senator
George Murphy
  • May 5 Ben Frommer, Polish actor (Scarface, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 78
  • May 5 Richard "Dick" Yarmy, American actor (Get Smart, Arnie, Bone), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • May 5 Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64

Person of interestMarlene Dietrich

May 6 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), dies in Paris at 90

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • May 8 Richard Derr, actor (When Worlds Collide), dies at 74 of cancer
  • May 10 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), dies at 81