December 1994 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 2 "Cobb" a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Dec 18 "Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Dec 25 "Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 28 "The Madness of King George" film based on the play by Alan Bennett, directed by Nicholas Hytner, starring Nigel Hawthorne and Helen Mirren premieres in the US

Actress Helen Mirren
Actress
Helen Mirren

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 3 Jake T. Austin, American actor
  • Dec 17 Nat Wolff, American actor, and singer-songwriter

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 17 Actress Heather Locklear (33) weds Bon Jovi lead guitarist Richie Sambora (35) at The American Cathedral in Paris, France

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Dec 26 Actor Jason Hervey (22) weds Kelley Patricia O'Neill (27)

Divorces in Film & TV


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 1 Cindy Crawford & Richard Gere announce they are seperating


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 6 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Gian Maria Volonte, actresss (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61
  • Dec 7 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • Dec 13 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60
  • Dec 17 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Heinz Bernhard [Löwenstein], German-born British actor and director (Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 71
  • Dec 18 Lilia Skala, Austrian/US actress (Ship of Fools, Caprice), dies at 98
  • Dec 21 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, dies at 37
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfree, US actress (Grass Harp), dies at 78
  • Dec 23 Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), dies of natural causes at 89
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), dies at 78
  • Dec 24 Julie Haydon, [Donella Donaldson], US actress (Scoundrel), dies at 84
  • Dec 24 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), dies of a neural virus at 78
  • Dec 26 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Sylvia Koscina, Croatian/Italian actress (Hercules), dies at 61
  • Dec 29 Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), dies at 68
  • Dec 31 Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), dies at 83

Person of interestWoody Strode

Dec 31 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode