October 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances
  • Oct 13 Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 31 Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 2 Tara Lynne Barr, American actress
  • Oct 3 Lindsay Fabes, actor (Charlie Winthrop-Another World)
  • Oct 8 Angus T. Jones, American actor (Two and a Half Men)

Weddings in Film & TV

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 2 Filmmaker Spike Lee weds attorney Tonya Lewis

Director Spike Lee
Spike Lee
  • Oct 22 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/US actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
  • Oct 1 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
  • Oct 1 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
  • Oct 5 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Oct 7 Cyril Cusack, South African actor (Day of the Jackal, Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63
  • Oct 12 Leon Ames, American actor (Mister Ed, Father of the Bride), dies from a stroke at 91
  • Oct 13 Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
  • Oct 14 Walter Brown Newman, US screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
  • Oct 18 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Oct 20 Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81
  • Oct 25 Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 31 River Phoenix, actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23