On This Day

February 2000 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 9 50th Berlin International Film Festival: "Magnolia" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 31st NAACP Image Awards: "The Best Man" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 10 Yara Shahidi, American actress (Black-ish), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 4 Phil Tonken, American radio and television announcer, dies at 80
  • Feb 5 Claude Autant-Lara, French film director (Four Bags Full, Rouge et noir), dies at 98
  • Feb 10 Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Feb 16 Marceline Day [Newlin], American actress (The Cameraman, The Arm of the Law), dies at 91
  • Feb 16 Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (Zorba the Greek (1964), Sword of the Valiant, The Tenant), dies of congestive heart disease and Alzheimer's disease at 81