2012 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 11 38th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Emma Stone win (Movie Star) and Nathan Fillion & Nina Dobrev win (TV Drama)

Actress Emma Stone
Actress
Emma Stone
Actor Johnny Depp
Actor
Johnny Depp
  • Jan 12 17th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Artist wins Best Film

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 15 69th Golden Globes: "The Descendants," George Clooney & Meryl Streep win

  • Jan 29 28th Sundance Film Festival: "The House I Live In", directed by Eugene Jarecki, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

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Feb 5 Flavor Flav and Elton John appear in a Pepsi Co. ad during Super Bowl XLVI

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John
  • Feb 12 65th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Artist" Best Film, Michel Hazanavicius Best Director
  • Feb 17 43rd NAACP Image Awards: "The Help" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Feb 26 84th Academy Awards: "The Artist" wins five Oscars and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927, Jean Dujardin & Meryl Streep also win

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin

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Mar 12 "Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

  • Mar 16 George Clooney and other several prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience
  • Mar 20 Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down

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Mar 25 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron

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Mar 26 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • Apr 1 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Jack and Jill wins

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Apr 11 "The Avengers", directed by Joss Whedon and starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Rennner, premieres in Los Angeles

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Apr 20 People magazine name Eva Mendes as one of 2012's Most Beautiful at Every Age

Actress Eva Mendes
Actress
Eva Mendes
  • May 3 59th National Film Awards (India): "Deool" wins the Golden Lotus
  • May 22 Philip Philips is crowned the eleventh American Idol
  • May 27 65th Cannes Film Festival: "Amour" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 27 58th British Academy Television Awards: "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle" Best Comedy, "The Fades" Best Drama

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Jun 13 "The Amazing Spider-Man" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival

  • Jun 18 2nd Critics' Choice Television Awards: Community wins Best Comedy Series, Homeland wins Best Drama Series
  • Jun 26 Animated film "Ice Age: Continental Drift", directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Buenos Aires
  • Jul 12 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 16 "The Dark Knight Rises", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, premieres in New York

  • Jul 20 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,
  • Aug 29 69th Venice Film Festival: "Pieta" directed by Kim Ki-duk wins Golden Lion

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 31 "Argo" directed by Ben Affleck and starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2013)

  • Sep 2 A decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Sep 23 64th Emmy Awards: "Homeland", "Modern Family", Damian Lewis & Claire Danes win

Actress Claire Danes
Actress
Claire Danes

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Oct 18 Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are honoured for their work with fashion label The Row at the WSJ Magazine's Innovator Of The Year Awards in New York City

Actress and fashion designer Ashley Olsen
Actress and fashion designer
Ashley Olsen
  • Oct 23 "Skyfall", 23rd James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem premieres in London

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Oct 30 Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger
CEO of The Walt Disney Company
Bob Iger

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Nov 14 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, is released

  • Nov 24 Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed Youtube video surpassing 808 million views

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 28 "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
Actor Ian McKellen
Actor
Ian McKellen
  • Dec 21 "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach one billion views on YouTube
  • Dec 21 Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs opens in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 14 Pink Floyd vocalist Roger Waters (68) weds filmmaker Laurie Durning

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Jan 19 Indian bollywood actress Deepshikha Nagpal (34) weds Indian actor Kaishav Arora in Mumbai
  • Feb 18 Activist and contributor for ABC News Elizabeth Smart (24) weds Matthew Gilmour (22) in Hawaii
  • Feb 29 "Diagnosis Murder" actor Dick Van Dyke (86) weds make-up artist Arlene Silver (40) in Malibu
  • Mar 10 "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter (30) weds former "Days of Our Lives" actor Brian Autenrieth (33) at Diablo Dormido in the Santa Monica
  • Apr 6 "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth (57) weds actress Tara Wilson (30) in Hawaii
  • Apr 8 American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewerly designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California
  • Apr 21 Actress Carey Mulligan (26) weds "Mumford & Sons" lead singer Marcus Mumford (25) in Somerset, England
  • May 5 Actress Julie Benz (40) weds marketing executive Rich Orosco (39) at the historic John Sowden house in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles
  • May 7 Former "Dexter" actress Julie Benz (40) weds marketing executive Rich Orosco (39) at the historic John Sowden house in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles
  • May 10 Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California
  • May 12 McFly guitarist Tom Fletcher (27) weds actress Giovanna Falcone (27) at One Marylebone in London
  • May 12 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Mercedes McNab (30) weds real estate developer Mark Henderson at the CostaBaja resort in La Paz, Mexico

HeartWedding of Interest

May 27 Actress Cynthia Nixon (46) weds education activist Christine Marinoni in New York City

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 2 Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 9 Actor Matthew McConaughey (42) weds model Camilla Alves (30) in Austin, Texas

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 9 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (50) weds Michelle Rounds in New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • Jun 16 Supermodel Agyness Deyn (29) weds "Avatar" actor Giovanni Ribisi (36) in Los Angeles
  • Jun 16 "Superbad" actress Aviva Farber (27) weds actor Ken Baumann (22) in Malibu, California
  • Jun 16 "Think Like a Man" and "Jumping the Broom" actress Meagan Good (30) weds Columbia Pictures VP DeVon Franklin (33) in Malibu, California
  • Jun 17 "Revenge" actress Ashley Madekwe (30) weds "Secret Diary Of A Call Girl" actor Iddo Goldberg (36) in London, England
  • Jun 21 Actor Aaron Johnson (22) weds film director and artist Sam Taylor Wood (45) in Somerset
  • Jun 23 "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Eric Christian Olsen (35) weds Sarah Wright near Jackson Hole, Wyoming

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 30 Actor Alec Baldwin (54) weds Hilaria Thomas at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City

  • Jul 4 NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) weds "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada in Saint Martin
  • Jul 4 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sara Ramirez (36) weds TIMEC's business analyst Ryan Debolt in a private beachside ceremony in New York

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux (42) weds TV director Nancy Strang (37)

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Broadcaster
Louis Theroux
  • Jul 21 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California
  • Jul 28 "Franklin & Bash" actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (38) weds advertising executive Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 4 Actress Natalie Portman (31) weds ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied (35) in Big Sur, California

  • Aug 9 "Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 11 "The Hangover" actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis (42) weds co-founder of the Growing Voices charity Quinn Lundberg at the UBC Farm in Vancouver, Canada
  • Aug 18 "Melrose Place" actor Grant Show (50) weds "The Campaign" actress and former ballet dancer Katherine LaNasa (45) at The Oak Grove at Ribbit Tree & Plant Nursery in Topanga, California
  • Aug 18 Former "Martin and Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds Rico Hines in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 26 "The Campaign" actress Kate Lang Johnson (28) weds musician Justin Miner at La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, California
  • Aug 26 "Bridesmaids" actor Chris O'Dowd (32) weds British TV presenter Dawn Porter (33) at an intimate ceremony with family and friends in London
  • Sep 1 "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams (31) weds real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee (32) in Los Angeles
  • Sep 8 "How I Met Your Mother" actress Cobie Smulders (30) weds "Saturday Night Live" actor Taran Killam (30) at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California
  • Sep 8 "Big Brother" TV personality winner Rachel Reilly (27) weds fellow Big Brother player Brendon Villegas (32) at the top of AT&T Center in downtown Los Angeles
  • Sep 9 "Gossip Girl" actress Blake Lively (25) weds "Green Lantern" actor Ryan Reynolds (35) at Boone Hall in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Sep 23 Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. (40) weds singer-songwriter Cheryl Moana Marie at a private Anini Beach estate on the island of Kauai

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) in Big Sur, California

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway
  • Sep 29 "Kings of Leon" bassist Jared Followill (25) weds model Martha Patterson (21) in Charlotte, Tennessee
  • Sep 29 "The Lovely Bones" actor Stanley Tucci (52) formally weds British literary agent Felicity Blunt at Middle Temple Hall in London

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress & Singer Holly Valance
Actress & Singer
Holly Valance

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 6 Former "Private Practice" actress Audra McDonald (42) weds Broadway star Will Swenson (38) in Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
  • Oct 12 Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California
  • Oct 13 "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (41) weds Angela Unkrich (31) in California

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 19 Grammy Award winning singer Justin Timberlake (31) weds "Total Recall" actress Jessica Biel (30) at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Actress Jessica Biel
Actress
Jessica Biel
  • Oct 20 "Clueless" actress Elisa Donovan (41) weds Charlie Bigelow (36) on a outdoor ceremony on the Vineyard Lawn at The Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California
  • Oct 30 Actress Evan Rachel Wood (25) weds "Billy Elliott" actor Jamie Bell (26) in California
  • Nov 10 Actor Ben Hollingsworth (28) weds lingerie designer Nila Myers in Malibu
  • Nov 17 Award-winning Chinese actress Chen Yao (33) weds cinematographer Yu Cao in Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Dec 1 "X Factor" and "Extra" host Mario Lopez (39) weds actress Courtney Mazza (31) in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico
  • Dec 15 "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (38) weds CaCee Cobb (35) in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17 Minnesota Vikings football quarterback Christian Ponder (25) weds ESPN reporter Samantha Steele (27) in Hudson, Wisconsin
  • Dec 20 Actor Facundo Arana (40) weds Maria Susini at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nordelta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dec 21 CNN anchor Erin Burnett (36) weds finance executive David Rubulotta (42) in New York City Hall
  • Dec 25 "Arrow" actor Stephen Amell (31) weds America's Next Top Model Cassandra Jean (27) in the Caribbean
  • Dec 29 "The Glades" actress Kiele Sanchez (36) weds "Friday Night Lights" actor Zach Gilford (31) in Napa Valley, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31 Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (86) weds glamour model Crystal Harris (26) at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles

Playboy Founder & Businessman Hugh Hefner
Playboy Founder & Businessman
Hugh Hefner

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Feb 9 Actress Parminder Nagra files for divorce from photographer James Stenson due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • Mar 18 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 6 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Supermodel
Heidi Klum
Musician & Songwriter Seal
Musician & Songwriter
Seal

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 9 Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) divorces pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 25 Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence
  • May 25 Actress Halina Mlynkova (35) divorces actor Lukasz Nowicki (39) after 9 years of marriage
  • Jun 4 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (37) divorces composer Mike Verta (36) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • Jun 5 NBC musical drama series "Smash" actress Debra Messing (43) divorces actor and producer Daniel Zelman (44) by their mutual decision after 10 years of marriage
  • Jun 18 "The L Word" actress Laurel Holloman (41) divorces architect Paul Macherey (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage
  • Jun 28 "Spy Kids" actress Alexa Vega (23) divorces film producer Sean Covel (36) due to irreconcilable differences after less than two years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 29 Actress Katie Holmes (33) divorces American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (50) allegedly due to disagreement about their religious beliefs and the raising of their daughter Suri, after 5 years of marriage

Actress Katie Holmes
Actress
Katie Holmes
Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 16 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India

Comedian Russell Brand
Comedian
Russell Brand
Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
  • Jul 18 WWE wrestler John Cena (35) divorces Elizabeth Huberdeau (33) due to irretrievably broken marriage after 3 years of getting married
  • Jul 20 "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey (38) divorces musician Peter Loughran due to irreconcilable differences
  • Jul 25 Actress Sunny Mabrey (36) divorces "Brotherhood" actor Ethan Embry (34) due to irreconcilable differences after almost 7 years marriage
  • Aug 14 "Basketball Wives" TV personality Evelyn Lozada divorces NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson (34) due to irretrievably broken marriage only 41 days after getting married
  • Aug 22 "General Hospital" actress Vanessa Marcil (39) divorces actor Carmine Giovinazzo (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Bob Anderson, English Olympic fencer and renowned film fight choreographer, dies at 90
  • Jan 4 Harry Fowler, English actor, dies at 85
  • Jan 5 Frederica Maas, American playwright and screenwriter, dies at 111
  • Jan 6 Robert Dozier, Hollywood screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Jan 6 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Scottish painter and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Jan 6 Robert Holness, English radio and television presenter, dies at 83
  • Jan 22 Dick Tufeld, American voice actor, dies at 85
  • Jan 24 James Farentino, American actor, dies from heart failure at 73
  • Jan 26 Ian Abercrombie, English actor, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Jan 30 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86
  • Feb 1 Don Cornelius, American television host, commits suicide by gunshot at 75
  • Feb 3 Ben Gazzara, American actor, dies from pancreatic cancer at 81
  • Feb 3 Zalman King, American actor and director, dies from cancer at 69
  • Feb 5 Sam Coppola, American actor (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 79
  • Feb 6 Peter Breck, American actor, dies at 82
  • Feb 7 Phil Bruns, American actor and writer, dies of natural causes at 80

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Feb 11 Whitney Houston, American singer and actress, dies from an accidental drowning at age 48

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Feb 12 Zina Bethune, American actress, dies from hit and run at 66
  • Feb 12 David Kelly, Irish actor, dies at 82
  • Feb 16 Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94
  • Feb 21 Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, dies at 89
  • Mar 3 Leonardo Cimino, American actor, dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
  • Mar 9 Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72
  • Mar 14 Pierre Schoendoerffer, French Academy Award winning director and screen writer (The Anderson Platoon), dies from surgical complications at 83
  • Mar 27 Warren Stevens, American actor (Richard Boone Show), dies from lung disease at 92
  • Mar 28 Harry Crews, American writer/actor, dies from neuropathy at 76
  • Apr 4 Claude Miller, French director and screen writer, dies at 70

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Apr 18 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), dies from a heart attack at 82

Radio and Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television Personality
Dick Clark
  • Apr 28 Patricia Medina, English actress, dies from natural causes at 92
  • May 6 George Lindsey, American actor, dies at 83
  • Jun 2 Kathryn Joosten, american actress, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • Jun 2 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79
  • Jun 8 Frank Cady, American actor, dies at 96
  • Jun 11 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress, dies from heart disease at 94
  • Jun 18 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor, dies from prostate cancer at 82
  • Jun 19 Richard Lynch, American actor, dies at 76 (body found on this date)
  • Jun 20 Andrew Sarris, American movie critic (Village Voice), dies at 83
  • Jun 26 Nora Ephron, American author/screenwriter, dies from pneumonia at 71
  • Jun 27 Don Grady [Agrati], American actor, dies from cancer at 68
  • Jul 2 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • Jul 3 Andy Griffith, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 86
  • Jul 4 Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), dies at 89

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 8 Ernest Borgnine, American actor (Ice station Zebra, Marty), dies from renal failure at 95

  • Jul 13 Richard Darryl Zanuck, American Academy Award winning film producer, dies from a heart attack at 77
  • Jul 15 Celeste Holm, American actress (Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve), dies at 95
  • Jul 18 Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, dies from kidney problems at 69
  • Jul 20 Simon Ward, English actor, dies at 70
  • Jul 20 Sir Alastair Burnet [James William Alexander Burnet], British journalist and broadcaster (News at Ten), dies at 84
  • Jul 24 Chad Everett, American actor, dies from lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 24 Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • Jul 27 Norman Alden, American actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • Jul 27 R G Armstrong, American actor and playwright, dies at 95
  • Jul 27 Geoffrey Hughes, British actor, dies from prostate cancer at 68
  • Aug 10 Al Freeman Jr, American actor, dies at 78
  • Aug 14 Ron Palillo, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 63
  • Aug 14 Phyllis Thaxter, American actress, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92
  • Aug 16 William Windom, American actor, dies from heart failure at 88
  • Aug 19 Tony Scott, English film director and producer (Top Gun, Revenge, Days of Thunder), commits suicide at 68

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 20 Phyllis Diller, American comedienne and actress, dies from natural causes at 95

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • Sep 3 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), dies from respiratory failure at 54
  • Sep 6 Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer, dies from cancer at 71
  • Sep 10 Lance LeGault, American actor, dies at 75
  • Sep 16 John Ingle, American actor, dies from cancer at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 18 Steve Sabol, American filmmaker, dies from brain cancer at 69

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Steve Sabol
  • Sep 26 Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28
  • Sep 30 Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90
  • Oct 13 Gary Ennis Collins, American film and television actor, dies from natural causes at 74
  • Oct 17 Sylvia Maria Kristel, Dutch actress, dies from throat and liver cancer at 60
  • Oct 21 Dann Cahn, American film editor, dies of natural causes at 89
  • Oct 31 Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler, dies at 82
  • Oct 31 Brian Cobby, British actor (Evita, The Nudist Story) and the first male voice of the British speaking clock, dies from health complications at 83
  • Nov 6 Clive Dunn, British actor, dies from complications following an operation at 92
  • Nov 9 Bill Tarmey, English actor, dies at 71
  • Nov 23 Larry Hagman, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas), dies of complications from throat cancer at 81
  • Nov 25 Dinah Sheridan, English actress, dies at 92
  • Dec 24 Charles Durning, American actor, dies from natural causes at 89
  • Dec 24 Jack Klugman, American actor, dies at 90
  • Dec 26 Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • Dec 27 Harry Carey Jr, American actor (Back to the Future Part III, Gremlins), dies from natural causes at 91
  • Dec 29 Jean Topart, French actor, dies at 90