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 Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "The Queen" Best Film, Paul Greengrass Best Director
  • Feb 24 27th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Basic Instinct 2" wins

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

Keri Russell

Feb 14 Former Felicity actress Keri Russell (30) weds longtime boyfriend Shane Deary (30) in NYC, New York

  • 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
  • Feb 17 Japanese actress Noria Fujiwara weds comedian Tomonori at Jinnai Ikuta Shrine in Kobe, Japan

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

Carmen Electra

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 ("Till There Was You") and actress (They Call Me MR. Tibbs), dies of throat cancer at 72
  • Feb 6 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], American singer ("Jezebel"; "Rawhide"; "Blazing Saddles"), songwriter ("We'll Be Together Again"), and actor (Bring Your Smile Along), dies of heart failure at 93

Anna Nicole SmithAnna Nicole Smith (1967-2007)

Feb 8 American model, Playboy playmate (May 1992, Playmate of the Year 1993) and tabloid fixture, dies of a prescription drug overdose at 39

  • Feb 9 Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards), dies in his sleep of a great attack at 72 [1]
  • Feb 10 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • Feb 10 Ned Austin, American character actor (b. 1925)
  • Feb 12 Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (b. 1958)
  • Feb 13 Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (b. 1974)
  • Feb 14 Lee Patterson, Canadian actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World), dies of congestive heart failure at 77
  • Feb 14 Ryan Larkin, Canadian animated filmmaker. (b. 1943)
  • 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 Derek Waring [Barton-Chapple], British actor (Z-Cars, Barnacle Bill, Arthur-Heart of the Country), dies at 79
  • Feb 20 Mike Awesome, Pro Wrestler (b. 1965)
  • Feb 24 Bruce Bennett, American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), dies from complications of a broken hip at 100