January 1999 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 10 25th People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Sandra Bullock win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Helen Hunt win (TV)

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
Actress Sandra Bullock
Actress
Sandra Bullock
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Jan 10 "The Sopranos", starring James Gandolfini as mobster Tony Soprano, debuts on HBO

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 24 56th Golden Globes: "Saving Private Ryan", Jim Carrey, and Cate Blanchett win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 31 Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" first airs on Fox

  • Jan 31 15th Sundance Film Festival: "Three Seasons" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 16 "General Hospital" actor Steve Burton (29) weds model Sheree Gustin (22) at a cliffside church in Dana Point, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 Shepard Menken, American voice and character actor (The Wild Wild West), dies at 77
  • Jan 4 Iron Eyes Cody [Espera Oscar de Corti], Italian-American actor (Keep America Beautiful, Black Gold, Ernest Goes to Camp), dies at 91
  • Jan 12 Betty Lou Gerson, American voice actress (101 Dalmatians, Cinderella), dies of a stroke at 84
  • Jan 15 Betty Box, British film producer (b. 1915)
  • Jan 21 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), dies at 94
  • Jan 21 Susan Strasberg, American actress (b. 1938)
  • Jan 25 Ted Mallie, American radio and television announcer (b. 1924)
  • Jan 30 Henry "Huntz" Hall, American actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game), dies from congestive heart failure at 76
  • Jan 30 Ed Herlihy, American broadcaster (b. 1909)
  • Jan 31 Shohei Baba, Japanese professional wrestler