January 2000 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 9 26th People's Choice Awards: Harrison Ford & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Drew Carey & Calista Flockhart win (TV)

Actor Harrison Ford
Actor
Harrison Ford
Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor and Comedian Drew Carey
Actor and Comedian
Drew Carey

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 17 27th American Music Awards: Shania Twain & Will Smith win

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 23 57th Golden Globes: American Beauty, Denzel Washington, & Hilary Swank win

  • Jan 30 16th Sundance Film Festival: "Girlfight" and "You Can Count on Me" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, American actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 3 Bernhard Wicki, Austrian director and actor (Morituri, Crime & Passion), dies at 80
  • Jan 7 Gary Albright, American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • Jan 11 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), dies at 76
  • Jan 15 Frances "Fran" Ryan, American actress (Stripes, The Long Riders), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Jan 18 Jester Hairston, American actor (That's My Mama, Amen), dies at 98
  • Jan 18 Frances Drake [Dean], American actress (Mad Love, The Invisible Ray), dies from natural causes at 87

Person of interestHedy Lamarr

Jan 19 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • Jan 24 Bobby Duncum, Jr., American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • Jan 31 Ralph Manza, American actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), dies of a heart attack at 78