January 1994 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 1 Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Jan 4 10th largest wrestling crowd (58,000-Tokyo Dome)
  • Jan 5 26th NAACP Image Awards: "Sister Act" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 17 Actress Elizabeth Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 22 51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Tom Hanks, & Holly Hunter win

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actress Holly Hunter
Actress
Holly Hunter
  • Jan 30 10th Sundance Film Festival: "What Happened Was" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 28 Actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds actor Edward James Olmos (46)

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 29 Actor Bill Murray (43) divorces Margaret Kelly after 13 years of marriage

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray

Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestCesar Romero

Jan 1 Cesar Romero, American actor (Batman, Ocean's 11), dies at 86

  • Jan 3 Heather Sears, British actress (b. 1935)
  • Jan 7 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, actor (Cafe Express), dies of heart failure 52
  • Jan 7 Llewellyn Rees, British theatre actor (A Fish Called Wanda, Invisible Creature), dies at 92
  • Jan 8 Edward Duke, actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40
  • Jan 8 Pat Buttram, actor (Haney-Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • Jan 8 Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Italian actor (Octopus), dies at 52
  • Jan 10 Michael Aldridge, British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Murder in Cathedral), dies at 73
  • Jan 14 Esther Ralston, US actress (Tin Pan Alley, San Francisco Docks), dies at 91
  • Jan 16 Martin Kosleck, German actor (Pursuit to Algiers, Agent for H.A.R.M.), dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Jean-Louis Barrault, French stage actor, director and producer (Les Enfants du Paradis), dies at 83
  • Jan 22 Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas, American singer (If?) and character actor (Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service), dies of prostate cancer at 72
  • Jan 23 Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow), dies of cancer at 44
  • Jan 23 Brian Redhead, English journalist and broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Jan 27 Claude Akins, American character actor (B. J. and the Bear, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, Movin' On), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 27 Joe Mays, actor (Mr Saturday Night), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Jan 28 Hal Smith, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show-Otis Campbell), dies at 77
  • Jan 29 Jevgeni P Leonov, Russian actor (Gori, Moja Zvezda), dies at 67
  • Jan 29 Nick Cravat [Nicholas Cuccia], American actor (Gremlin-Twilight Zone), dies of lung cancer at 81