On This Day

February 2007 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 8 57th Berlin International Film Festival: "Tuya's Marriage" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 11 60th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Queen" Best Film, Paul Greengrass Best Director
  • Feb 24 27th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Basic Instinct 2" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Feb 25 79th Academy Awards: "The Departed", Forest Whitaker & Helen Mirren win

Actor Forest Whitaker
Actor
Forest Whitaker
Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese
Actress Helen Mirren
Actress
Helen Mirren

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 3 Winner of "Strictly Come Dancing and "Eastenders" actress Jill Halfpenny (31) weds actor Craig Conway (32) at St. Andrew's Church in Newcastle
  • Feb 5 "Rudo y Cursi" Mexican actor Diego Luna (28) weds actress and model Camila Sodi (21) in Mexico City
  • Feb 14 Former Felicity actress Keri Russell (30) weds longtime boyfriend Shane Deary (30) in NYC, New York
  • Feb 17 Japanese actress Noria Fujiwara weds comedian Tomonori at Jinnai Ikuta Shrine in Kobe, Japan
  • Feb 17 "Home and Away" actress Ada Nicodemou (29) weds Chrys Xipolitas at St. Andrew's Greek church in Redfern, Australia
  • Feb 17 Australian TV presenter Natalie Gruzlewski (30) weds pro surfer Luke Egan at St. Augustine's Catholic Church

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Feb 6 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (32) divorces actress Andrea Elmer Faustino (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 20 Baywatch actress Carmen Electra (34) divorces rocker Dave Navarro (39) due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor (b. 1944)
  • Feb 4 Barbara McNair, American singer and actress (b. 1934)
  • Feb 6 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], Italian-American singer, songwriter, and actor (Frankie Laine Show, Rawhide), dies of heart failure at 93
  • Feb 8 Anna Nicole Smith, American model, Playboy playmate (Playmate of the Year 1993) and tabloid fixture dies of a prescription drug overdose at 39
  • Feb 9 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (b. 1934)
  • Feb 10 Ned Austin, American character actor (b. 1925)
  • Feb 10 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • Feb 12 Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (b. 1958)
  • Feb 13 Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (b. 1974)
  • Feb 14 Ryan Larkin, Canadian animated filmmaker. (b. 1943)
  • Feb 14 Lee Patterson, Canadian actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World), dies of congestive heart failure at 77
  • Feb 15 Walker Edmiston, American actor (Star Trek, Gunsmoke, Mission: Impossible, The Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 81
  • Feb 17 Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (b. 1965)
  • Feb 19 Janet Blair [Martha Janet Lafferty], American singer and actress (Leave it to the Girls, Smith Family), dies of pneumonia at 85
  • Feb 20 Mike Awesome, Pro Wrestler (b. 1965)
  • Feb 20 Derek Waring [Barton-Chapple], British actor (Z-Cars, Barnacle Bill, Arthur-Heart of the Country), dies at 79
  • Feb 24 Bruce Bennett, American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), dies from complications of a broken hip at 100