On This Day

January 2013 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Jan 10 39th People's Choice Awards: Robert Downey Jr & Jennifer Lawrence win (Movie Star) and Nathan Fillion & Ellen Pompeo win (TV Drama)

  • Jan 10 18th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Argo wins Best Film

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Jan 13 70th Golden Globes: Argo, Daniel Day-Lewis, & Jessica Chastain win

  • Jan 27 29th Sundance Film Festival: "Fruitvale Station", directed by Ryan Coogler, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Jan 30 Spy drama "The Americans" created by Joe Weisberg, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys premieres on FX

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 15 "Gomer Pyle" actor Jim Nabors (82) weds retired performer Stan Cadwallader (64) at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Christopher Martin-Jenkins, British cricket journalist & broadcaster (President MCC; BBC Radio), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 2 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), dies from complications from a fall at 89
  • Jan 3 Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian film director, dies from surgical complications at 82
  • Jan 4 Tony Lip [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), dies at 82
  • Jan 11 Mariangela Melato, Italian actress (Flash Gordon, Summer Night), dies at 71
  • Jan 14 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), dies from natural causes at 89
  • Jan 15 Nagisa Oshima, Japanese film director and screenwriter, dies at 80
  • Jan 15 Daphne Anderson, British actress (Beggar's Opera, Hobson's Choice), dies at 90
  • Jan 17 Robert F. Chew, American actor, dies from heart failure at 52
  • Jan 21 Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77
  • Jan 22 Leslie Frankenheimer, American film set designer, dies from leukaemia at 64