January 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

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

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

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 19 Logan Lerman, American child actor

Weddings in Film & TV

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

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Ginette Leclerc, actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 2 Virginia Field, 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 12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), 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