On This Day

1996 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 9 First episode of "Third Rock from the Sun" screened on NBC

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 21 53rd Golden Globes: "Sense and Sensibility", Nicolas Cage, & Sharon Stone win

  • Jan 28 12th Sundance Film Festival: "Welcome to the Dollhouse" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 2 Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA
  • Feb 15 46th Berlin International Film Festival: "Sense and Sensibility" wins the Golden Bear

Film release premierFilm Release

Feb 15 Tamil romantic comedy film "Poove Unakkaga" released directed by Vikraman, starring Sangita and Vijay in his breakthrough role

Actor and Singer Vijay
Actor and Singer
Vijay

Film release premierFilm Release

Feb 23 "Trainspotting" directed by Danny Boyle based on the book by Irvine Welsh, starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller opens in cinemas in the UK and Ireland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 27 American film production company "Happy Madison Productions" is founded by Adam Sandler

  • Mar 6 10th American Comedy Award: James Burrows

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 8 "Fargo" directed and written by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi released in the US

  • Mar 10 22nd People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)
  • Mar 24 16th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Showgirls" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 25 68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicholas Cage & Susan Sarandon win

  • Mar 31 WrestleMania XII, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, CA - Shawn Michaels beats Bret Hart for WWF Heavyweight title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 5 Marlon Brando makes anti-semetic remarks about hollywood on Larry King

Actor Marlon Brando
Actor
Marlon Brando
TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • Apr 23 49th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Sense and Sensibility" Best Film, Michael Radford Best Director

  • Apr 23 42nd British Academy Television Awards: "Father Ted" Best Comedy, "Cracker" Best Drama

Film release premierFilm Release

Apr 29 "Rent", starring Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, opens at Nederlander Theater NYC

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • May 5 Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 7 Comedian Martin Lawrence suffers a nervous breakdown

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 10 "Twister" disaster film written by Michael Crichton starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton premieres

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
Novelist Michael Crichton
Novelist
Michael Crichton
  • May 17 Venezuelan Alicia Machado, aged 18, crowned 45th Miss Universe
  • May 20 49th Cannes Film Festival: "Secrets & Lies" directed by Mike Leigh wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 22 Emmy 23rd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 16th time
  • May 24 "Spy Hard" starring Leslie Nielsen is released
  • May 30 John Tesh's final day as host of "Entertainment Tonight"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 14 "Cable Guy" starring Jim Carrey is released

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 25 "Independence Day" directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 28 "Nutty Professor" starring Eddie Murphy opens in theaters in the USA

  • Jul 4 29th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Jul 15 MSNBC begins Microsoft internet-NBC TV
  • Jul 21 "The Daily Show" hosted by Craig Kilborn premieres on Comedy Central in the US
  • Aug 1 M2, MTV's second TV channel is launched

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Aug 1 George R.R. Martin publishes the epic fantasy novel "A Game of Thrones", the first in his series "A Song of Ice and Fire"

  • Aug 21 Christie Lee Woods, 18, of Texas, crowned 14th Miss Teen USA

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Aug 26 "7th Heaven", starring Jessica Biel, debuts on The WB

Actress Jessica Biel
Actress
Jessica Biel
  • Aug 28 53rd Venice Film Festival: "Michael Collins" directed by Neil Jordan wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Jerry Lewis' 31st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $49,200,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 8 48th Emmy Awards: ER, Dennis Franz & Kathy Baker win
  • Sep 14 Tara Dawn Holland (Kansas), 23, crowned 70th Miss America 1997
  • Oct 9 Howard Stern's book "Miss America" released in paperback
  • Nov 1 Shaquille O'Neil makes his Hollywood debut as Los Angeles Lakers beat Phoenix Suns, 96-82 at the Forum, Inglewood; O'Neil scores 23 points and pulls down 14 rebounds in 35 minutes

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 6 "The English Patient" based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche and Kristen Scott Thomas premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1997)

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 18 "Star Trek: First Contact" film directed by Jonathan Frakes and starring Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes premieres

  • Nov 23 Irene Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
  • Nov 25 After 24 years, Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, ends
  • Dec 14 12th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 20 Horror film classic "Scream", starring Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox, is released

  • Dec 26 Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey is found beaten and strangled in the basement of her family's home in Boulder, Colorado

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Mary Gibbs, American child actress
  • Jan 3 Florence Pugh, English actress (Outlaw Kingdom), born in Oxford, England
  • Jan 5 Max Baldry, English actor, born in Redhill, United Kingdom

Person of interestDove Cameron

Jan 15 Dove Cameron, American actress ("Liv and Maddie"), born in Seattle, Washington

Actress Dove Cameron
Actress
Dove Cameron
  • Jan 26 [Lindzi James] Tyger Drew-Honey, English actor (Outnumbered), born in Epsom, Surrey
  • Jan 29 Megan Jossa, English actress
  • Feb 9 Jimmy Bennett, American actor
  • Feb 17 Sasha Pieterse, South African child actress
  • Feb 21 Sophie Turner, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Northampton, England
  • Mar 6 Savanah Stehlin, American actress
  • Mar 8 Lorna Fitzgerald, English actress
  • Mar 9 Darsheel Safary, Youngest Indian actor to win filmfare award for best performance
  • Mar 18 Madeline Carroll, American actress
  • Apr 14 Abigail Breslin, American child actress, born in New York
  • Apr 16 Lin Yun, Chinese actress (The Mermaid), born in Huzhou, China
  • Apr 17 Dee Dee Davis, American actress, born in Culver City, California
  • Apr 25 Allisyn Ashley Arm, American child actress (Sonny with a Chance), born in Glendale, California
  • May 6 Dominic Scott Kay, American actor
  • May 9 Mary Matilyn Mouser, American child actress
  • May 26 Austin Michael Luciano, actor (Dante Carlino-Another World)

Person of interestTom Holland

Jun 1 Tom Holland, English stage and film actor (Billy Elliot, Spider-man), born in Kingston upon Thames, England

  • Jun 23 Charlie Jones, British actor
  • Jun 25 Lele Pons, Venezuelan-American internet personality (Vine, YouTube), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Jul 23 Rachel G. Fox, American actress
  • Aug 7 Tessa Allen, American actress, born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Aug 17 Ella Cruz, Filipina actress
  • Aug 21 Jamia Simone Nash, American singer and actress, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Sep 1 Zendaya [Coleman], American actress (Shake it Up), singer and dancer, born in Oakland, California
  • Sep 8 Krystal Reyes, Filipina actress (Bakekang), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
  • Sep 13 Lili Reinhart, American actress (Riverdale), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 27 Daeg Faerch, Danish-born Canadian actor
  • Oct 3 Adair Tishler, American child actress
  • Oct 9 Bella Hadid [Isabella Khair Hadid], American fashion model, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 28 Naelee Rae, American actress
  • Oct 28 Jasmine Jessica Anthony, American actress (1408, Water Pills), born in Tarzana, California
  • Nov 22 Hailey Baldwin, American model, born in Tucson, Arizona

Person of interestStefanie Scott

Dec 6 Stefanie Scott, American actress (Quinn Brenner-Insidious: Chapter 3) and singer (New Girl in Town), born in Chicago, Illinois

Actress and Singer Stefanie Scott
Actress and Singer
Stefanie Scott

Person of interestHailee Steinfeld

Dec 11 Hailee Steinfeld, American actress and singer (True Grit, Pitch Perfect), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress and Singer Hailee Steinfeld
Actress and Singer
Hailee Steinfeld
  • Dec 12 Lucas Hedges, American actor (Boy Erased), born in New York City

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 27 "ER" TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware
  • Feb 14 Secretary of Defense and former US Senator William Cohen of Maine (56) weds Black Entertainment Television host Janet Langhart (54) at United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 15 Chinese actress Gong Li (30) weds Singapore-born businessman Ooi Hoe Seong (46) at Singapore's Registry of Marriages

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 28 Actress Angelina Jolie (20) weds actor Jonny Lee Miller (23)

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 31 Actor and director Clint Eastwood (65) weds news anchor Dina Ruiz (30) in Las Vegas

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 11 Actor Hugh Jackman (27) weds actress Deborra-Lee Furness (41) at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria

  • Apr 12 Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church
  • Apr 27 Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 27 Actress Robin Wright (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California

Actress Robin Wright
Actress
Robin Wright
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn
  • May 1 Actress and talk show host Kelly Ripa (26) weds film actor Mark Consuelos (25) in Las Vegas

LoveWedding of Interest

May 4 Actor-producer Forest Whitaker (35) weds actress-model Keisha Nash (23) in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • May 4 "CSI Miami" actor David Caruso (40) weds flight attendant Margaret Buckley (33)

LoveWedding of Interest

May 14 Actor Antonio Banderas (35) weds actress Melanie Griffith (38) at the Westminster register office in London

  • May 18 "As the World Turns" actor Shawn Christian (30) weds personal trainer Deborah Quinn in Gun Lake, Michigan
  • May 25 Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 26 "Seinfield" actor-comedian Wayne Knight (41) weds makeup artist Paula Sutor (44) in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Jun 16 Soap opera actress-singer Kassie Wesley (35) weds James De Paiva (39) in Morganfield, Kentucky
  • Jun 22 "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California
  • Jun 23 "Amadeus" actor Tom Hulce (42) weds Italian artist Cecilia Ermini
  • Jun 26 Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34)
  • Jul 20 Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters (48) weds investment adviser Michael Wittenberg (34) in Millbrook, New York
  • Aug 24 Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sep 7 Five-foot-eleven model-actress Eva Herzigova (23) weds Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres (43) in Sea Bright, New Jersey
  • Sep 14 Actress Liz Keifer (33) weds Robert Convertino (41) at Rihga Royal Hotel in New York City
  • Sep 21 Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 23 Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • Sep 23 Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 6 American country singer Faith Hill (29) weds singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in Rayville, Louisiana

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
  • Oct 19 "Rescue Me" actor-comedian Lenny Clarke (43) weds former TV producer Jennifer Miller (31) at Martha's Vineyard in Cambridge, Massachusetts

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 13 "A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont

  • Nov 23 Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton
  • Nov 30 "All My Children" actress-model Eva LaRue (29) weds John Callahan (42) under a 500-year-old banyan tree at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii
  • Dec 1 Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles
  • Dec 30 "The Last Emperor" Chinese actress Vivian Wu (30) weds producer-director Oscar Costo (43) in Shanghai, China

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 22 Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice

Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry
MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice

Deaths in Film & TV

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  • Jan 9 Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia, actress, dies at 88
  • Jan 13 Denise Grey, [Edouardine Verthuy], actress (Julietta), dies at 99
  • Jan 18 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor (b. 1923)
  • Jan 19 Donald Simpson, American film producer (Flashdance), dies at 52
  • Jan 25 Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director, dies at 68
  • Jan 27 Patrick Ludlow, British actor (Naughty Husbands, Evergreen and Modesty Blaise), dies at 93
  • Jan 28 Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist, dies at 84
  • Jan 30 Guy Doleman, actor (Deadly Bees, Idol, Thunderball), dies at 72

Person of interestGene Kelly

Feb 2 Gene Kelly, American actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way) and dancer (Singin' in the Rain), dies of a stroke at 83

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • Feb 2 Shamus Culhane, animator, dies at 87
  • Feb 3 Audrey Meadows [Cotter], American actress (The Honeymooners, The Jackie Gleason Show), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Feb 5 Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84
  • Feb 6 Guy Madison [Robert Moseley], American actor (Wild Bill Hickok), dies of emphysema at 74
  • Feb 6 Ronald Fletcher, British broadcaster (Barbara with Braden, Bomber Harris), dies at 85
  • Feb 9 Gerald Savory, British actor playwright and TV producer (Heart of the Matter), dies at 86
  • Feb 11 Phil Regan, American actor (Las Vegas Night, Dames, Housewife), dies at 88
  • Feb 13 Martin Balsam, American charaacter actor (Psycho, 12 Angry Men, Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22), dies of a stroke at 76
  • Feb 15 Margaret Courtenay, Welsh actress, singer and entertainer (Royal Flash, Duet for One), dies of cancer at 72
  • Feb 15 McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Feb 15 Tommy Rettig, American actor (Jeff's Collie, Lassie), dies of a heart attack at 54
  • Feb 16 Roger Bowen, American actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob), dies at 62
  • Feb 17 [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, actress/singer (Sun Child), dies at 95
  • Feb 19 Brenda Bruce, actress (December Bride, Nightmare), dies at 77
  • Feb 20 Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer, dies at 69
  • Feb 25 Haing S Ngor, Cambodian-American obstetrician, author, refugee and actor (The Killing Fields), murdered at 55
  • Feb 27 Francois Chaumette, French actor (Le Bossu, They Never Slept, Christine), dies at 72
  • Mar 3 Lyle Talbot [Lysle Henderson], American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 94
  • Mar 5 Whitner "Whit" Bissell, American actor (Time Machine, Soylent Green, The Magnificent Seven), dies at 86
  • Mar 6 Simon Cadell, English actor (Enemy at the Door), dies at 45
  • Mar 8 Paul Harrhy, actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • Mar 9 George Burns, American comedian, actor and singer (Burns and Allen), dies at 100
  • Mar 10 Ross Hunter, American film producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at about 75 (date of birth disputed)
  • Mar 11 Vince Edwards, American actor, director, and singer (Ben Casey, The Devil's Brigade, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 67
  • Mar 13 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman, dies at 48
  • Mar 13 Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish film director (The Double Life of Veronique), dies of heart attack at 54
  • Mar 13 Lucio Fulci, Italian film director "Godfather of Gore", dies at 68
  • Mar 16 Charlie Barnett, American actor (b. 1954)
  • Mar 17 Rene Clement, film director, dies at 83
  • Mar 25 John Snagge, British newsreader and commentator for the BBC (Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race), dies at 91
  • Mar 28 Barbara McLean, film Editor, dies at 86
  • Mar 28 Ken Dibbs, Lebanese actor (Suddenly, Party Girl, High Society), dies at 78
  • Mar 30 Hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist, dies at 78
  • Apr 1 Mário Viegas, Portuguese actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao), dies at 47
  • Apr 4 Carl Burton Stokes, African American politician (51st mayor of Cleveland) and TV newscaster, dies at 68 (b. 1927)

Person of interestGreer Garson

Apr 6 Greer Garson, British actress (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mrs Miniver), dies at 92

Actress Greer Garson
Actress
Greer Garson
  • Apr 8 Ben Johnson, American actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Apr 14 William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67
  • Apr 16 Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (Meet Me in St. Louis, Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 79
  • Apr 16 Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuban filmmaker (Muerte de un burócrata), dies at 67
  • Apr 20 Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC), dies at 88
  • Apr 21 Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, sportscaster, LV bookmaker (The NFL Today; fired for racist remarks), dies of a heart attack at 77
  • Apr 22 David Shipman, English film historian, dies at 63
  • Apr 22 Erma Bombeck, American humorist (The Grass is Greener over the Septic Tank), dies at 69
  • Apr 24 Donald Cammell, film director, dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Preston Lockwood [Reginald], British actor (Time Bandits, Jeeves and Wooster), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Apr 25 Saul Bass, American graphic designer of logos and film titles (Psycho), dies at 75
  • Apr 26 Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter, dies at 78
  • Apr 27 Joan Sterndale-Bennett, British actress (Brighton Rock, Those Fantastic Flying Fools), dies at 82
  • Apr 28 Gilles Grangier, French film director (Archimède le clochard), dies at 84
  • Apr 29 David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Apr 29 David Davis, British radio broadcaster (BBC Children's Hour), dies at 87
  • Apr 30 David Opatoshu [Opatovsky], American actor and writer (Star Trek, Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada), dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Hélène Cordet, French actress (The Limping Man), dies at 78
  • Apr 30 Jeanne Bal, American actress (Pat-Love & Marriage, Star Trek- The Man Trap), dies at 67
  • May 1 Ivo Rudolph Jarosy, German-British film scholar and exhibitor, dies at 74
  • May 3 Jack Weston [Weinstein], American actor (Dirty Dancing, The Four Seasons, Rad), dies of lymphoma at 71
  • May 7 Howard Smith, British diplomat and Director General of MI5, dies at 76
  • May 17 Willis Conover, American broadcaster (Voice of America), dies at 75
  • May 19 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
  • May 19 Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder and actor (General Hospital), dies from pancreatic cancer at 79
  • May 20 Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • May 20 Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
  • May 21 Alfred "Lash" LaRue, American actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp), dies of emphysema at 78
  • May 23 Dorothy Hyson, American actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), dies at 81
  • May 23 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help!, No Wreath for the General, Hammerhead), dies of a brain tumor at 77
  • May 24 John Abbott, British actor (The Jungle Book, Gigi, Smogasboard), dies from cancer at 90
  • May 29 Jeremy Sinden, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem), dies at 45
  • May 31 Colin Morris, playwright/documentary filmmaker, dies at 80
  • Jun 1 Ray Combs, TV host (Family Feud), commits suicide at 40
  • Jun 1 Michael Fox, American actor (Perry Mason, Quincy, Dallas, Bold & the Beautiful), dies at 75
  • Jun 2 John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
  • Jun 3 Peter Glenville, English actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), dies at 82
  • Jun 5 Vito Scotti [Scozarri], American actor (The Godfather, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park), dies of lung cancer at 78
  • Jun 6 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster, dies at 57
  • Jun 6 Richard Michael Hills, comedy script writer, dies at 70
  • Jun 8 Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft), dies at 70
  • Jun 10 Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, Cinderella, East of Eden), dies at 80
  • Jun 11 Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], German actress (Gloria, Gold, Metropolis), dies at 90
  • Jun 11 Lonne Elder, playwright/screenwriter, dies at 69
  • Jun 12 Ilona Ference, American actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78
  • Jun 15 Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 1st Baronet, Scottish adventurer, soldier, writer and politician and an inspiration for Ian Flemings James Bond, dies at 85
  • Jun 15 Dick Murdoch, professional wrestler (b. 1946)
  • Jun 20 Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64
  • Jun 20 Joseph Green, Polish-American filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Jun 22 Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • Jun 23 Salah Abou Seif [Salah Abu Saif], Egyptian film director (Bidaya wa Nihaya), dies at 81
  • Jun 23 Pasqualino de Santis, Italian cinematographer, dies at 69
  • Jun 27 Alberto Romero "Cubby" Broccoli, American film producer (James Bond), dies at 87
  • Jun 29 Pamela Mason [Ostrer], British actress, author and talk-show host (Lady Possessed), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 1 Alfred Marks, British actor and comedian (Desert Mice, Scream & Scream Again), dies at 75