January 2012 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

People's Choice Awards

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

  • Jan 12 17th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Artist wins Best Film
  • Jan 29 28th Sundance Film Festival: "The House I Live In", directed by Eugene Jarecki, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Weddings in Film & TV

Roger Waters

Jan 14 Pink Floyd vocalist Roger Waters (68) weds (his fourth) filmmaker Laurie Durning (48); divorce in 2015

  • Jan 19 Indian bollywood actress Deepshikha Nagpal (34) weds Indian actor Kaishav Arora in Mumbai

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Bob Anderson, English fencer & film fight choreographer (Lord of the Rings, Die Another Day), dies at 90
  • Jan 4 Harry Fowler, British actor (Great: Isambard Kingdom Brunel), dies at 85
  • Jan 5 Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and screenwriter, dies at 111
  • Jan 6 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Scottish painter and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Jan 6 Robert Dozier, Hollywood screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Jan 6 Robert Holness, South African English radio and television presenter (Blockbusters), dies at 83
  • Jan 12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Richard "Dick" Tufeld, American voice actor (Lost in Space - "Robot"), dies at 85'
  • Jan 24 James Farentino, American actor (The Final Countdown; Dynasty; Mary), dies of heart failure at 73
  • Jan 24 Theo Angelopoulos, Greek film director (The Travelling Players, Eternity and a Day), dies at 76
  • Jan 26 Dimitra Arliss [Arlys], American actress (Rich Man Poor Man II, The Sting), dies at 79
  • Jan 26 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Jan 30 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86