April 1995 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Apr 2 WrestleMania XI, Hartford Civic Centre, CT: NFL linebacker Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow

Film & TV History

Apr 3 Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena

Music Concert

Apr 12 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Jessye Norman, and Geoffrey Oryema

  • Apr 19 Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news
  • Apr 21 British sitcom "Father Ted" written by Arthur Mathews & Graham Linehan, starring Dermot Morgan premieres on Channel 4
  • Apr 29 Final TV broadcast of "Empty Nest" on NBC TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

Logan PaulLogan Paul (27 years old)

Apr 1 American YouTube personality, born in Westlake, Ohio

  • Apr 17 Paulie Litt, American actor, born in New Jersey
  • Apr 17 Phoebe Dynevor, English actress (Bridgerton), born in Trafford, England
  • Apr 23 Gigi Hadid [Jelena Noura Hadid], American fashion model, born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Film & TV

Neve Campbell

Apr 3 Canadian actress Neve Campbell (21) weds Canadian bartender and actor Jeff Colt; divorce in 1998

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • Apr 1 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • Apr 3 Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (Operation Mata Hari), dies at 66
  • Apr 4 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British TV personality and disc Jockey, dies at 50 of an AIDS related illness
  • Apr 4 Priscilla Lane [Mullican], American actress (Saboteur; Arsenic and Old Lace:, Bodyguard), dies of lung cancer at 77
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer ("A Little Bitty Tear"; "Silver And Gold"), actor (Cat On A Hot Tin Roof), and snowman (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), dies from complications of mouth cancer at 85
  • Apr 16 Arthur English, British comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove, Are You Being Served?), dies of complications from emphysema at 75
  • Apr 16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86
  • Apr 23 Pier Tania (Meinte Piet), Dutch radio/TV host (ANP, De Bezetting), dies at 70
  • Apr 25 Art Fleming [Fazzin], American actor, and TV game show host (Jeopardy, 1964-75, 1978-79), dies of pancreatic cancer at 70

Ginger RogersGinger Rogers (1911-1995)

Apr 25 American vaudeville, stage and screen dancer, singer (Top Hat), and Academy Award-winning actress (Kitty Foyle; Stage Door), dies at 83

  • Apr 25 Iosif Kheifits [Joseph Heifitz], Belarusian-Soviet film director (Baltic Days), dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Alexander Knox, Canadian actor & author (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind), dies of bone cancer at 88
  • Apr 28 Andrew Salkey, Panamanian-born novelist, dies at 67