January 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 7th largest wrestling crowd (63,500-Tokyo Dome)
  • Jan 5 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 8 NBC offers "Tonight Show" to David Letterman

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Jan 14 David Letterman announces his show is moving from NBC to CBS
  • Jan 15 Soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV
  • Jan 16 25th NAACP Image Awards: "Boyz n the Hood" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Jan 17 14th ACE Cable Awards: Bravo! wins the Golden CableACE for its dedication to films, cultural arts and performing arts programming

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 23 50th Golden Globes: "Scent of a Woman", Al Pacino, & Emma Thompson win

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
Al Pacino
Actress Emma Thompson
Actress
Emma Thompson
  • Jan 31 9th Sundance Film Festival: "Ruby in Paradise" and "Public Access" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 11 Flora Cross, French-American actress, born in Paris, France
  • Jan 18 Morgan York, American actress

Person of interestCameron Bright

Jan 26 Cameron Bright, Canadian actor (The Twilight Saga, X-Men), born in Victoria, British Columbia


Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 2 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis
  • Jan 12 MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 28 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (59) weds actor Robert Foxworth (51)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 June Clayworth, actress (Bodyguard, Criminal Court), dies of lymphoma
  • Jan 1 Phyllis Hill, actress (Singing in the Dark), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Jan 4 Joe Keenan, actor (Conviction of Kitty Dodd), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jan 5 George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85
  • Jan 5 Jennifer Raine Bissell, British actress (Thriller, Rush: Inspired by Battlefield) dies from a heart ailment 60
  • Jan 5 Ronnie Welsh, actor (Patterns), dies of brain cancer at 52
  • Jan 7 Richard Branda, actor (2 Minute Warning), dies of colon cancer at 57
  • Jan 16 Florence Desmond, [Dawson], actress (Sally in Our Alley), dies at 87
  • Jan 16 Glenn Corbett, US actor (Shenandoah, Chisum, Midway), dies at 63
  • Jan 18 Mia Meijer, Dutch playwright/director (Machine Child), dies
  • Jan 19 William LeMassena, actor (All that Jazz), dies of lung cancer at 76

Person of interestAudrey Hepburn

Jan 20 Audrey Hepburn, British actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

  • Jan 20 Joseph Anthony [Deuster], American playwright, actor, and director (Matchmaker, Tomorrow), dies at 80
Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • Jan 28 Aben Kandel, screenwriter (Dinner at 8), dies of heart failure at 96
  • Jan 28 John Steadman, actor (Gator, Fade to Black), dies of lung ailment 83