January 2003 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 7 "In Da Club" single is released by 50 Cent (MTV Video Music Award Best Rap Video and Best New Artist 2003, Billboard Song of the Year 2003)

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 12 29th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Ray Romano & Jennifer Aniston win (TV)

Actress Jennifer Aniston
Actress
Jennifer Aniston
Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • Jan 17 8th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Chicago wins Best Film

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 19 60th Golden Globes: The Hours, Jack Nicholson, & Nicole Kidman win

  • Jan 26 19th Sundance Film Festival: "American Splendor", directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 26 Robby Novak [Kid President], American internet personality (YouTube), born in Henderson, Tennessee

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 "Lord of The Rings" actress Miranda Otto (35) weds actor Peter O'Brien (44) at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 1 "A Beautiful Mind" actress Jennifer Connelly (32) weds actor Paul Bettany in Scotland
  • Jan 3 Actress Emily Mortimer (31) weds actor Alessandro Nivola (30) in Chilterns, Buckinghamshire

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 11 "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • Jan 11 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Cyril Shaps, English actor (b. 1923)
  • Jan 5 Massimo Girotti, Italian film actor (b. 1918)
  • Jan 11 Richard Simmons, American actor (b. 1913)
  • Jan 11 Maurice Pialat, French actor and director (The Naked Childhood), dies at 77
  • Jan 13 Norman Panama, American screenwriter and director (b. 1914)
  • Jan 17 Richard Crenna, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Jan 18 Edward "The Sheik" Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • Jan 20 Nedra Volz, American actress (b. 1908)
  • Jan 23 Nell Carter, American singer and actress (b. 1948)