August 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres

Film Premiere

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)

  • Aug 3 Paramount inaugurates New York Street on TV/movie lot

Theatrical Finale

Aug 9 Revival of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Alec Baldwin & Jessica Lange, closes at Ethel Barrymore, NYC, after 137 performances

  • 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 & Best Drama Writing), Christopher Lloyd (Road To Avalonlea), and Dana Delany (China Beach) win

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Hallie Eisenberg, American actress, born in East Brunswick, New Jersey

Cole SprouseCole Sprouse (30 years old)

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

Dylan SprouseDylan Sprouse (30 years old)

Aug 4 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

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato (30 years old)

Aug 20 American actress (Camp Rock) and singer-songwriter ("Unbroken"), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Aug 21 Brad Kavanagh, British stage and screen actor (House of Anubis - "Fabian"), and singer-songwriter, born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England
  • Aug 22 Naomi Ackie, English actress (The End of the F***ing World), born in London, England

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 8 Actress Barbara Hershey weds artist Stephen Douglas
  • Aug 15 Actress Susan Anton marries actor Jeff Lester

Janeane Garofalo

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


Aug 20 British "Police" singer Sting (41) weds British actress Trudie Styler (38) at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Kenny Sacha, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer film), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Aug 2 Ephraim Katz, Israeli American writer and filmmaker (The Film Encyclopedia), dies at 60
  • Aug 2 Jim Whaley, TV host (Cinema Showcase), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Aug 7 John Anderson, American actor (Psycho, Ride the High Country, Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Aug 8 Lou Krugman, American actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • Aug 12 Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Bill Elverman, American playwright and actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • Aug 13 David Kaplan, American news producer (ABC), shot and killed reporting in Sarajevo Yugoslavia at 44 or 45
  • Aug 15 Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director and actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, American actress (Our Gang - "Farina"(the 1st one)), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 22 Paul Winter, American classical and session violinist (NBC Orchestra, 1937-58), dies at 78
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), dies at 85
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, American actor, theatre producer and television director (Pinky, Car 54 Where Are You), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, English comedian (Coronation Street), dies at 75