February 2009 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 2 "RuPaul's Drag Race" hosted by RuPaul premieres on Logo TV

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • Feb 5 59th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Milk of Sorrow" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 8 62nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Slumdog Millionaire" Best Film, Danny Boyle Best Director
  • Feb 12 40th NAACP Image Awards: "The Secret Life of Bees" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Feb 21 29th Golden Raspberry Awards: "The Love Guru" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Feb 22 81st Academy Awards: "Slumdog Millionaire", Sean Penn & Kate Winslet win

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 22 Heath Ledger posthumously wins Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight"


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 6 "The L Word" actress Sarah Shahi (29) weds actor Steve Howey (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 7 Actress and skating champ Kristy Swanson (39) weds 1993 World Pair Skater Champion Lloyd Eisler (45) at The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Actress Salma Hayek (42) weds French billionaire and PPR CEO Francois-Henri Pinault (46) in Paris

Actress Salma Hayek
Actress
Salma Hayek
  • Feb 14 Victoria's Secret Angel model Adriana Lima (31) weds NBA player Marko Jaric (33) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Cricketer Martin Crowe (46) weds former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes (44) in an intimate ceremony

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • Feb 20 "Dog The Bounty Hunter" actress Lyssa Chapman (21) weds Brahman Galanti (35) at Lanikuhonua at Ko Olina in Oahu, Hawaii

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 26 Supermodel Gisele Bundchen (32) weds NFL New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (35) at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 6 James Whitmore, American actor (The Shawshank Redemption, Give 'em Hell Harry), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • Feb 7 Brian Naylor (broadcaster), Australian television presenter (b. 1931)
  • Feb 13 Gianna Maria Canale, Italian actress (Go For Broke), dies at 81
  • Feb 15 Phil Carey, American actor (One Life to Live), dies at 83
  • Feb 17 Gazanfer Özcan, Turkish actor (b. 1931)
  • Feb 26 Wendy Richard, English actress (b. 1943)
  • Feb 26 Norm Van Lier, Basketball player and broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • Feb 26 Johnny Kerr, Basketball player and Chicago Bulls broadcaster (b. 1932)