On This Day

February 2005 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Feb 10 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 58th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Aviator" Best Film, Mike Leigh Best Director
  • Feb 15 YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States

Film & TV History

Feb 16 The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC

  • Feb 22 19th Soap Opera Digest Awards - "General Hospital" wins
  • Feb 26 25th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Catwoman" wins

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 20 "Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 John Vernon [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), dies at 72
  • Feb 4 Raiford "Ossie" Davis, American actor, director, author, and civil rights activist (Purlie Victorious, Do the Right Thing, Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam), dies from heart problems at 87
  • Feb 12 Brian Kelly, American actor (Flipper, Straightaway), dies at 71
  • Feb 16 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • Feb 17 Daniel "Dan" O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Twin Peaks, Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop), dies of natural causes at 85
  • Feb 20 Sandra Dee [Alexandra Zuck], American actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), dies of kidney disease complication at 62
  • Feb 20 John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), dies rom complications due of pneumonia at 88
  • Feb 21 Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Simone Simon, French actress (All Money Can Buy, Ladies in Love), dies from natural causes at 94
  • Feb 22 Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)