On This Day

December 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 8 NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 11 US President George H.W. Bush awards actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Actress Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • Dec 12 Julia Kurotchkina, 18, of Russia, crowned 42nd Miss World

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 27 Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport

Jazz Pianist, Singer and Actor Harry Connick Jr
Jazz Pianist, Singer and Actor
Harry Connick Jr

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 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

  • 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
Halle Berry

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 3 Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • Dec 3 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, dies of emphysema at 74
  • Dec 6 Hank Worden, American actor (The Searcher, Red River), dies of natural causes at 91
  • Dec 6 Percy Herbert, actor (Capt Apache), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Dec 9 Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Dec 11 Michael Robbins, British actor and comedian (On the Buses; The Great Muppet Caper), dies of cancer at 62
  • Dec 17 Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Dec 18 Mark Goodson, American radio and TV game show producer, with Bill Todman ("I've Got A Secret"; "The Price Is Right"; "Password"), dies of pancreatic cancerat 77
  • Dec 21 Stella Adler, American actress (Love on Toast), dies at 90
  • Dec 26 Constance Carpenter, actress (2 Worlds), dies of stroke at 87
  • Dec 27 Cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, English comedian (Alfie), dies at 75
  • Dec 29 Vivienne Segal, American actress (Broadway, Pal Joey), dies at 95