On This Day

September 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Revival of Peter Shaffer's farce double-bill "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 38 performances

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 5 F. Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 10 "The X-Files", created by Chris Carter and starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson debuts on Fox

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Sep 16 "Frasier" starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce premieres on NBC

Actor and Comedian Kelsey Grammer
Actor and Comedian
Kelsey Grammer
  • Sep 18 Kimberly Clarice Aiken (SC), 18, crowned 67th Miss America 1994
  • Sep 18 18th Toronto International Film Festival: "The Snapper" directed by Stephen Frears wins the People's Choice Award

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 19 45th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences & Ted Danson win

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld
  • Sep 19 Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
  • Sep 19 Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
  • Sep 27 Actor Daniel Day-Lewis pleads guilty to speeding charges

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 27 British crime series "Cracker" created by Jimmy McGovern starring Robbie Coltrane debuts on ITV in the UK

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Sep 29 "Grace Under Fire" starring Brett Butler debuts on ABC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 Gage Golightly, American actress (The Troop), born in Penn Valley, California
  • Sep 16 Tayla Parx [Taylor Parks], American songwriter, singer, and actress, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 18 Zozibini Tunzi, South African model and beauty queen, (Miss Universe 2019), born in Tsolo, South Africa
  • Sep 24 Ben Platt, American actor (Pitch Perfect), born in Los Angeles County, California

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)
  • Sep 5 "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" actress Nia Vardalos (30) weds "Felicity" actor Ian Gomez (28)

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 10 Actress Loretta Young (80) weds costume designer Jean Louis (85)

Actress Loretta Young
Actress
Loretta Young

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 24 Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty (Brenda) weds Ashley Hamilton


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Eric Berry, English/American actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • Sep 3 Leon Liebgold, Polish American actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • Sep 4 Clyde Adler, American writer and voice actor (Soupy Sales Show - "White Fang"; "Black Tooth"), dies at 67
  • Sep 4 HervĂ© Villechaize, French-American actor (Fantasy Island - Ze plane! Ze plane!), shoots self to death at 50
  • Sep 5 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
  • Sep 9 David Tendlar, animator (Betty Boop), dies
  • Sep 9 Helen O'Connell, American big-band singer (Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra - "Green Eyes"; "Anapola"), and TV host (Today Show, 1956-58), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sep 10 Janice Carroll, actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 10 Rita Karin, Polish-Latvia/American actress (Sophie's Choice), dies at 73
  • Sep 12 Charles Lamont, actor and director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • Sep 12 Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60
  • Sep 12 Raymond Burr, Canadian-American actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla), dies of liver cancer at 76
  • Sep 19 Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
  • Sep 20 Leonard Parkin, British TV host (ITN), dies at 64
  • Sep 21 Fernand Ledoux, Belgian-French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96
  • Sep 21 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraqi-English-Dutch actor (Best Thing in Life), dies at 34
  • Sep 23 William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53
  • Sep 24 Zita Johann, Hungarian/American actress (Mummy), dies at 89
  • Sep 30 Gordon Douglas, actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • Sep 30 Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72