January 2006 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 9 11th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Brokeback Mountain wins Best Film

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Jan 10 32nd People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Sandra Bullock win (Motion Picture) and Ray Romano & Jennifer Garner win (TV)

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Jan 16 63rd Golden Globes: Brokeback Mountain, Philip Seymour Hoffman, & Felicity Huffman win

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Jan 24 Walt Disney International and Bob Iger announce it is buying computer animation film studio Pixar for $7.4 billion

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger
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Bob Iger
  • Jan 29 22nd Sundance Film Festival: "Quinceanera", directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

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Jan 29 US 39-cent stamp is released featuring Hattie McDaniel in the dress she wore in 1940 when she became the 1st African-American actress to accept an Academy Award


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 NBC correspondent Chip Reid weds Nina Block in Hawaii

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 7 Punky pop singer Pink (26) weds motocross daredevil and The Surreal Life actor Carey Hart (30) at the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 13 "The Diary of Anne Frank" actress Shelley Winters (85) weds Gerry DeFord a few hours before her death

  • Jan 28 London Broncos rugby football player Craig Gower (27) weds TV personality and model Amanda Flynn (24) in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 28 "The Biggest Loser" TV personality Rasha Spindel weds Edwin Chapman at the Wai'oli Tea Room in Manoa Valley, Honolulu

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 Osa Massen [Aase Madsen Iversen], Dutch actress (Jack London, Rocketship X-M), dies at 91
  • Jan 9 Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor, director (b. 1937)

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Jan 14 Shelley Winters [Schrift], American actress (Lolita, A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure), dies of heart failure at 85

  • Jan 14 Henri Colpi, French film editor and director (b. 1921)
  • Jan 19 Anthony "Tony" Franciosa [Papaleo], American actor (Career, Ben-Hur, Jeff-Name of the Game), dies at 77
  • Jan 24 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), dies of pneumonia and complications from a stroke at 91
  • Jan 24 Chris Penn, American actor (The Wild Life), dies at 40
  • Jan 26 Len Carlson, Canadian actor (b. 1937)
  • Jan 28 Henry McGee, English comedian (b. 1929)
  • Jan 31 Moira Shearer, Scottish actress (The Red Shoes) and ballerina, dies at 80