January 1996 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Television Debut

Jan 9 1st episode of TV sitcom "3rd Rock from the Sun" by Bonnie and Terry Turner and starring John Lithgow and Kristen Johnston screens on NBC

Golden 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

Birthdays in Film & TV

Florence PughFlorence Pugh (27 years old)

Jan 3 English actress (Outlaw Kingdom, Little Women), born in Oxford, England

  • Jan 5 Max Baldry, English actor, born in Redhill, United Kingdom

Dove CameronDove Cameron (27 years old)

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

  • Jan 25 Tati Gabrielle, American actress (The 100, Uncharted), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 26 [Lindzi James] Tyger Drew-Honey, English actor (Outnumbered), born in Epsom, Surrey
  • Jan 29 Megan Jossa, English actress, born in Eltham, London

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 27 "ER" TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 6 Johnny Johnston, American singer and actor (Make that Spare), dies at 80
  • Jan 9 "Fearless" Nadia [Mary Ann Evans], Australian stuntwoman and actress (Hunterwali), dies at 88
  • Jan 13 Denise Grey [Edouardine Verthuy], actress (Julietta), dies at 99
  • Jan 19 Donald Simpson, American film producer (Flashdance), dies at 52
  • Jan 27 Patrick Ludlow, British actor (Naughty Husbands, Evergreen and Modesty Blaise), dies at 93
  • Jan 28 Burne Hogarth, American strip-cartoon artist, dies at 84
  • Jan 30 Guy Doleman, actor (Deadly Bees, Idol, Thunderball), dies at 72