On This Day

December 1999 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 16 Ethan Dolan, American Vine and YouTube star with twin brother Grayson, born in New Jersey
  • Dec 16 Grayson Dolan, American Vine and YouTube star with twin brother Ethan, born in New Jersey

Person of interestAdut Akech

Dec 25 Adut Akech, South Sudanese-Australian model, born in Sudan

Model Adut Akech
Model
Adut Akech

Weddings in Film & TV

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 11 Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane marries Rhona Gemmell (separated 2003)

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 25 Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (45) marries PR executive Jessica Sklar (28)

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld
Comedian
Jerry Seinfeld

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 16 Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Linda Hamilton
Actress
Linda Hamilton

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 2 Joey Adams [Joseph Abramowitz], American comedian, actor and columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), dies at 88
  • Dec 3 Madeline Kahn, American stage and screen actress (What's Up, Doc?; Young Frankenstein; Paper Moon; Blazing Saddles), and singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 57
  • Dec 3 John Archer [Ralph Bowman], American actor (Destination: Moon, White Heat, Blue Hawaii), dies of lung cancer at 84
  • Dec 10 Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof, Thomas en Senior op het spoor van Brute Berend), dies at 86
  • Dec 10 Shirley Hemphill, American actress (b. 1947)
  • Dec 17 Rex Allen, American actor and singer-songwriter known as the "the Arizona Cowboy" (Dr Baxter-Frontier Doctor), dies at 78
  • Dec 18 Robert Bresson, French film director (A Man Escaped, Balthazar, at Random), dies at 98
  • Dec 18 Robert Dougall, English TV host and broadcaster, dies at 86
  • Dec 19 Desmond Llewelyn, Welsh actor, dies at 85
  • Dec 20 Riccardo Freda, Italian film director and screenwriter (Theodora, Slave Empress), dies at 90
  • Dec 21 John Arnatt, British actor (A Challenge for Robin Hood, Circumstantial Evidence), dies at 82
  • Dec 25 Peter Jeffrey, British character actor (Dr Phibes Rides Again, Twinsanity), dies at 70
  • Dec 28 Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), dies at 85