December 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 7 Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Music awardsMusic Awards

Dec 8 4th Billboard Music Awards: Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard Soundtrack win

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 14 "Philadelphia" directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington premieres in Century City, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 16 Shannen Doherty (Brenda) is fired from Beverly Hills 90210

Music concertMusic Concert

Dec 31 Barbra Streisand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 8 AnnaSophia Robb, American actress and singer
  • Dec 11 Gina Miele, American singer and actress
  • Dec 22 Aliana Lohan, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Dec 5 Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 20 Businessman Donald Trump (47) weds former model Marla Maples (30) at Trump Plaza Hotel

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 26 Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • Dec 31 Loveboat actress Jill Whelan (27) weds Brad St John (33)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31 Actor and host Wayne Brady (21) weds Diana Lasso in Orlando


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 3 Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40
  • Dec 6 Don Ameche, actor (Cocoon), dies of prostate cancer at 85
  • Dec 6 Rita Macedo, actress (Divinas Palabras), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Dec 8 Andre Cerf, French actor/producer (Nana), dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
  • Dec 11 Eliva "Elvire" Popesco, Romanian/French actress (Le roi), dies at 99
  • Dec 12 Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 14 Myrna Loy, [Williams], US actress (Jazz Singer), dies at 88

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy
  • Dec 16 Moses Gunn, actor (Roots), dies of asthma at 64
  • Dec 17 Janet Margolin, US actress (Annie Hall), dies of ovarian cancer at 50
  • Dec 18 Sam Wanamaker, actor (Pvt Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • Dec 20 Moses Gunn, actor (Shaft), dies at 64
  • Dec 20 Sam Wanamaker, actor (Pvt Benjamin), dies from cancer at 74
  • Dec 22 Don DeFore, American actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies of cardiac arrest at 76
  • Dec 23 Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom, actress, shot to death at about 92
  • Dec 26 Jeff Morrow, actor (Robe, Harbor Lights, Blood Legacy), dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Howard Caine [Cohen], American actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 67
  • Dec 29 Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Soviet Armenian actor (b. 1930)
  • Dec 31 Arthur Dreifuss, director and producer (Murder in Amsterdam), dies at 85