January 1995 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 10 "Late Late Show" with Tom Snyder premieres on CBS at 12:30 AM

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 21 52nd Golden Globes: "Forrest Gump", Tom Hanks, & Jessica Lange win

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Actress Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
  • Jan 29 11th Sundance Film Festival: "The Brothers McMullen" and "The Young Poisoner's Handbook" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Jan 30 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air

Weddings in Film & TV

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 7 Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 Nancy Kelly, American child actress and model (The Bad Seed, Double Exposure, Jesse James), dies at 73
  • Jan 3 Byron MacGregor, newscaster, dies at 56
  • Jan 4 Dorothy Granger, US actress (Hog Wild, Dentist), dies at about 80
  • Jan 4 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist and conducter (BBC Empire Orchestra), dies at 92
  • Jan 6 Karl Guttmann, Austrian-Dutch playwright and director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • Jan 7 Larry Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game), dies at 71
  • Jan 9 Peter Cook, English comic/actor (Peter n' Dud, Bedazzled), dies at 57
  • Jan 13 Maxwell Henley Harris, Austrian poet/publisher (Critics), dies at 73
  • Jan 14 Mark Finch, film festival organizer, dies at 33
  • Jan 22 Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • Jan 23 Ken Hill, English playwright and director, dies at 57
  • Jan 25 Peter Black, TV critic, dies at 82
  • Jan 25 William Sylvester, American actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Gemini Man), dies at 72
  • Jan 25 John Smith, American actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), dies at 63
  • Jan 31 George Abbott, American theater producer and film director (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game), dies at 107