August 1994 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 4 27th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hyatt Regency
  • Aug 16 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 18 Jessie Flower [Michaela Murphy], American actress (Avatar: The Last Airbender), born in Southern Indiana
  • Aug 25 Josh Flitter, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 13 Former "Growing Pains" patriarch actor Alan Thicke (48) weds former Miss World Gina Marie Tolleson (25) at his rolling Santa Barbara ranch

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69
  • Aug 5 Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39
  • Aug 7 Robert Hutton, [Winne], US actor (Rocket), dies at 74
  • Aug 7 Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 11 Dorothy Lousie Grenfell Williams, broadcaster, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, Want to Live), dies at 33

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 11 Peter Cushing, actor (Star Wars, Dr Who), dies of cancer at 81

  • Aug 16 John Doucette, actor (Fighting Mad, Gang War), dies of cancer at 73
  • Aug 20 Aleksander Petrovic, film Director, dies at 65
  • Aug 22 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80
  • Aug 26 Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54
  • Aug 29 Phillip Gilmore, actress (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • Aug 30 Lindsay Anderson, British director/critic (If ...), dies at 71