On This Day

September 2002 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Before a U.S. Congressional panel, Doris Roberts testifies that age discrimination is prevalent in Hollywood

Actress Doris Roberts
Actress
Doris Roberts

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 16 Talk show "Dr. Phil"with Phil McGraw and co-created by Oprah Winfrey debuts on US TV

Psychologist and TV Personality Phil McGraw
Psychologist and TV Personality
Phil McGraw
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 22 54th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Friends, Michael Chiklis and Allison Janney win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 8 Gaten Matarazzo, American actor (Stranger Things), born in Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Person of interestMaddie Ziegler

Sep 30 Maddie Ziegler, American dancer, actress and model, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dancer, Actress and Model Maddie Ziegler
Dancer, Actress and Model
Maddie Ziegler

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (35) weds actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (36) at El Careyes Resort in Mexico

  • Sep 1 "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" actress Terry Farrell (38) weds actor Brian Baker (35) at Paris Las Vegas in Paradise, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 20 "The Matrix" actor Laurence Fishburne (41) weds actress Gina Torres (33) at The Cloisters museum in New York City


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 John "Jackie" Kelk, American actor and stand-up comedian (The Aldrich Family, The Adventures of Superman), dies of a lung infection at 79
  • Sep 7 Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (b. 1961)
  • Sep 11 Kim Hunter [Janet Cole], American actress (A Streetcar Named Desire, Planet of the Apes), dies at 79
  • Sep 14 LaWanda Page [Alberta Peal], American actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Son), dies of complications from diabetes at 81
  • Sep 16 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), dies at 90
  • Sep 23 Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan pioneer radio broadcaster, died at 75