On This Day

February 1992 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • 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

Film Release

Feb 14 Comedy film "Wayne's World" starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, based on their Saturday Night Live sketch is released


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 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 Rock; 10 Things I Hate About You), born in Fallon, Nevada
  • Feb 18 Jacqueline Toboni, American actress (Grimm), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 27 Ziwe Fumudoh, American comedian and writer (Baited), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 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