2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Jan 7 41st People's Choice Awards: Robert Downey & Jennifer Lawrence win (movie star), Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pomero (TV dramatic)

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Jan 11 72nd Golden Globes: Boyhood, Eddie Redmayne, & Julianne Moore win

  • Jan 15 20th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Boyhood wins Best Film
  • Jan 25 Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014
  • Feb 1 31st Sundance Film Festival: "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 6 46th NAACP Image Awards: "Selma" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

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Feb 8 68th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Boyhood" Best Film, Richard Linklater Best Director

  • Feb 10 Comedian Jon Stewart announces he will be leaving "The Daily Show" at the end of the year

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Feb 20 Kristen Stewart is the first American actress to win a French César Award as Best Supporting Actress for "Clouds of Sils Maria"

  • Feb 21 35th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Saving Christmas" wins worst film

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Feb 22 87th Academy Awards: "Birdman" Best Film and Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore - Best Actor and Actress

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Mar 5 Harrison Ford crash-lands his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California

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Mar 10 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

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Apr 11 Amy Schumer hosts the 2015 MTV Movie Awards

Comedian Amy Schumer
Comedian
Amy Schumer

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Apr 13 "Avengers: Age of Ultron", directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles

  • May 3 62nd National Film Awards (India): "Court" wins the Golden Lotus

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May 10 61st British Academy Television Awards: "The Graham Norton Show" Best Comedy, "Happy Valley" Best Drama

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton

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May 20 David Letterman, after 33 years, hosts the "Late Show with David Letterman" for the last time

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

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May 21 Flavor Flav is arrested near Las Vegas on charges including speeding and driving under the influence

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

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May 22 Netflix announce that Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen will not appear on "Full House" revival

Actress and fashion designer Ashley Olsen
Actress and fashion designer
Ashley Olsen
  • May 24 68th Cannes Film Festival: "Dheepan" directed by Jacques Audiard wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 29 "Jurassic World", directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard premieres in Paris
  • May 31 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Silicon Valley wins Best Comedy Series, The Americans win Best Drama Series
  • Jun 14 "Jurassic World", 1st film to make $500 million worldwide in its opening weekend

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Jun 19 Actress Shannen Doherty reveals that she has breast cancer

  • Jul 9 48th San Diego Comic-Con begins (till 12th) - includes preview of new Star Wars film by J.J. Abrams

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Jul 17 Marvel's "Ant-Man", starring Paul Rudd as the titular character, is released

Actor Paul Rudd
Actor
Paul Rudd

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Jul 23 Supreme Court rejects Bill Cosby's petition against a civil case of his alleged sexual of 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

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Aug 4 Robert Downey Jr. named the world's highest paid actor by Forbes Magazine (earning $80 mil). 4 non-Hollywood actors make the top 10.

  • Aug 6 Comedian Jon Stewart hosts "The Daily Show" for the last time

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Aug 7 US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump says in a CNN interview that news anchor Mergyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Aug 10 Google announces its restructure as Alphabet, a holding company with Google, YouTube, Android and Chrome as subsidiaries
  • Sep 8 Comedian Stephen Colbert debuts as the new host of CBS's "The Late Show"
  • Sep 11 Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory) are named highest earning TV actresses (28.5million) by Forbes

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Sep 11 "The Martian" based on the novel by Andy Weir, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • Sep 16 Second Republican presidential candidates debate, hosted by CNN, Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump face off at the Reagan Presidential Library

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Sep 21 67th Emmy Awards: hosted by Andy Samberg, "Game of Thrones", Viola Davis, John Hamm win

  • Oct 2 Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi are arrested in Vermont after leaving Canada

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Oct 8 Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Oct 9 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to No. 1 on Billboard 200
  • Oct 13 First Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CNN and held in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Oct 17 Amy Schumer's comedy special "Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo" premieres on HBO
  • Oct 26 "Spectre", 24th James Bond film, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig premieres in London
  • Oct 28 Third Republican presidential candidates debate run by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado
  • Nov 14 Second Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by CBS, held in Des Moines, Iowa

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Nov 17 Actor Charlie Sheen confirms that he is HIV-positive

  • Dec 14 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles
  • Dec 19 Third Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast by ABC, held in Goffstown, New Hampshire

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 5 Actress Cameron Diaz (42) weds Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden (35) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 17 Actor/comedian Stephen Fry (57) weds stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer in the Norfolk town of Dereham

Actor, Comedian and Writer Stephen Fry
Actor, Comedian and Writer
Stephen Fry
  • Jan 21 "One Tree Hill" star Chad Michael Murray (33) weds actress Sarah Roemer (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 3 Golden Globe Award actor Johnny Depp (51) weds model Amber Heard (28) at their home in Los Angeles

  • Feb 4 Actress Riley Keough (25) weds stuntman Ben-Smith Petersen in Napa, California
  • Feb 14 Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (38) weds opera director Sophie Hunter (36) at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone, England
  • Mar 21 Country music singer Jason Aldean (38) weds former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr (27) in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  • Mar 29 "Shahs of Sunset" actor Mike Shouhed weds Jessica Parido at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles
  • Apr 12 Actor David Arquette (43) weds entertainment host Christina McLarty in a quiet ceremony
  • Apr 12 Fashion designer Tina Knowles (61) weds actor Richard Lawson (68) in Newport Beach, California
  • Apr 26 "The Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder (36) weds Twilight actress Nikki Reed (26) in Malibu, California
  • May 2 Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds longtime love Darren Le Gallo in California
  • May 16 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California
  • May 24 Actress and model Michelle Keegan (28) weds TV presenter Mark Wright (28) at Hengrave Hall estate in Suffolk
  • May 30 Actor Eric Balfour (38) weds fashion designer Erin Chiamulon (31) in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Jun 9 Actress and singer Aly Michalka (26) weds film producer Stephen Ringer at Belmond Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Italy
  • Jun 13 Swedish Prince Carl Philip (36) weds former model Sofia Hellqvist at Slottskyrkan Royal Chapel in Stockholm
  • Jun 29 Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones (33) weds model Dani Lawrence (28) at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire
  • Jul 4 Actress and singer Vanessa Williams (52) weds Jim Skrip in Buffalo, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Actor Ashton Kutcher (37) weds actress Mila Kunis (31) in Los Angeles

  • Jul 10 Fashion model Nicky Hilton (31) weds banker James Rothschild at Kensington Palace in London
  • Jul 11 Actress Jennie Garth (43) weds actor David Abrams in Los Olivos, California
  • Jul 25 TV personality Beatrice Borromeo (30) weds Pierre Casiraghi (28) in the gardens of the Prince's Palace of Monaco in Monte Carlo
  • Jul 30 Filmmaker Guy Ritchie (47) weds model Jacqui Ainsley (33) in Ashcombe House in Wiltshire
  • Aug 1 Actor Declan Donnelly weds Ali Astall at St Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Elswick, Tyne and Wear

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 5 Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles

  • Aug 9 Model Kate Grigorieva (27) weds her boyfriend Alexander in Saint Petersburg
  • Aug 17 Boyzone lead singer Ronan Keating (38) weds model Storm Uechtritz in East Lothian, Scotland
  • Aug 23 Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan (46) weds model Megan Wollover (28) in NYC
  • Aug 30 Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles
  • Sep 3 Fashion and beauty vlogger Tanya Burr (26) weds fellow YouTube vlogger Jim Chapman at Babington House in Somerset, England
  • Sep 5 Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness in Palm Springs, California
  • Sep 5 Actress Jessica Raine (33) weds actor Tom Goodman-Hill in London
  • Sep 19 "Girls" TV star Allison Williams (27) weds College Humor co-founder Ricky Van Veen (34) at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming
  • Sep 24 International supermodel Bar Refaeli (30) weds businessman Adi Ezra at the Beresheet Hotel in Israel
  • Oct 8 Actress Angelababy (26) weds long-term boyfriend Huang Xiaoming in Shanghai, China
  • Oct 10 Supermodel Hilary Rhoda (28) weds former pro hockey player Sean Avery (33) at the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island
  • Oct 10 Actor Victor Garber (66) weds artist and model Rainer Andreesen in Tofino, Canada
  • Oct 10 "True Detective" actress Leven Rambin (25) weds True Blood star Jim Parrack (35) in Austin, Texas
  • Oct 17 Actress Bridget Moynahan (44) weds businessman Andrew Frankel at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, New York
  • Oct 24 Comedian Tig Notaro (44) weds girlfriend Stephanie Allynne in Pass Christian, Mississippi
  • Oct 24 American Idol winner and singer Phillip Phillips (25) weds longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia
  • Nov 7 TV personality and fashion designer Whitney Port weds boyfriend Tim Rosenman in Palm Springs, California
  • Nov 21 Actress Sofia Vergara (43) weds True Blood star Joe Manganiello (38) in Palm Beach, Florida
  • Nov 28 Actor Kelvin Fletcher (31) weds actress Elizabeth Marsland (32) in London
  • Nov 29 Actress and designer Mary-Kate Olsen (29) marries banker Oliver Sarkozy in New York
  • Dec 20 Broadcaster Christine Bleakley (36) weds footballer Frank Lampard (37) at Saint Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London
  • Dec 23 TV Host Carson Daly (42) weds Siri Pinter in a church ceremony
  • Dec 23 Musician Richard Marx (53) weds TV host and model Daisy Fuentes (50) in Aspen, Colorado
  • Dec 31 TV presenter Alex Jones (38) weds Charlie Thomson in a magical ceremony at Cardiff Castle

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 23 TV personality Kris Jenner and athlete Bruce Jenner divorce after 13 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 4 Actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas divorce after 19 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

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  • Jan 1 Donna Douglas, American actress (Elly May Clampett-The Beverly Hillbillies), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
  • Jan 4 Stuart Scott, American sports journalist (ESPN), dies of cancer at 49
  • Jan 6 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 81
  • Jan 7 Tadeusz Konwicki, Polish writer (Bohin Manor) and film director, dies at 88

Person of interestRod Taylor

Jan 7 Rod Taylor, Australian actor (Time Machine, The Birds), dies at 84

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor
  • Jan 8 Virginia "Patsy" Garrett, American singer and actress (Nanny & the Professor, Fred Waring's Pleasure Time), dies at 93
  • Jan 10 Francesco Rosi, Italian film director ("The Mattei Affair" - Palme d'Or 1972), dies at 92
  • Jan 10 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), dies of liver cancer at 57

Person of interestAnita Ekberg

Jan 11 Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, dies at 83

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
  • Jan 17 Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, dies when hit by a train at 37
  • Jan 19 Anne Kirkbride, English Actress (Deirdre in Coronation Street), dies of breast cancer at 60
  • Jan 21 Pauline Yates, British actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies at 85
  • Jan 24 Joe Franklin, American radio host, TV personality and New York institution (The Joe Franklin Show), dies of prostate cancer at 88
  • Jan 29 Rodney "Rod" McKuen, American poet, singer-songwriter and actor (Jean, Alone, Beatsville), dies at 81
  • Jan 30 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), dies at 82
  • Jan 30 Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), dies at 95
  • Jan 31 Lizabeth Scott [Emma Matzo], American actress (Desert Fury, Dark City), dies of heart failure at 92
  • Feb 1 Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), dies of an allergic reaction at 33
  • Feb 5 Jeffrey Segal, British actor and playwright (Dad's Army, Traitors), dies at 94

Person of interestEd Sabol

Feb 9 Ed Sabol, American filmmaker (NFL Films), dies at 98

American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
American Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • Feb 12 Gary Owens, American disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show), dies at 80
  • Feb 14 Alan Howard, British actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), dies at 77
  • Feb 21 Bruce Sinofsky, American documentary film director (Brother's Keeper), dies at 58 from diabetes complications

Person of interestLeonard Nimoy

Feb 27 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 83

  • Mar 2 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, Givenchy muse, dies at 89
  • Mar 11 Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), dies at 78
  • Mar 20 Gregory Walcott, American actor (Plan 9 from Outer Space, 87th Precinct), dies at 87
  • Mar 21 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74
  • Mar 28 Gene Saks, American actor and director (One & Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave), dies at 93
  • Apr 5 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law, The Last Days of Patton), dies at 86
  • Apr 6 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88

Person of interestRichie Benaud

Apr 10 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), dies of skin cancer at 84

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • Apr 15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage, at 48
  • Apr 23 Sawyer Sweeten, American actor (Everyone Loves Raymond), commits suicide at 19
  • Apr 26 Jayne Meadows, American actress (Dark Delusion, David and Bathsheba) and wife of Steve Allen, dies of natural causes at 95
  • Apr 27 Suzanne Crough, American child actress (The Partridge Family), dies at 52
  • May 1 Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), dies at 85
  • May 9 Elizabeth Wilson, American screen and stage actress (Doc, East Side/West Side), dies at 94
  • May 16 Prashant Bhargava, American filmmaker (Patang), dies of cardiac arrest at 42
  • May 23 Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85

Person of interestJohn Nash

May 23 John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, dies in a car crash at 86

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash
  • May 23 John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), dies at 87
  • May 29 Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), dies at 88
  • Jun 5 Richard Johnson, British stage and screen actor and producer (Never So Few, Restless, Beyond the Door), dies at 87
  • Jun 6 Pierre Brice [Pierre-Louis Le Bris], French actor (Winnetou), dies at 86

Person of interestChristopher Lee

Jun 7 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Dracula), dies at 93

  • Jun 11 Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91
  • Jun 11 Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), dies at 69
  • Jun 12 Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), dies at 93
  • Jun 22 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • Jun 22 Laura Antonelli, Italian actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), dies at 73
  • Jun 23 Richard "Dick" Van Patten, American actor, businessman, and animal welfare advocate (Tom Bradford in 8 is Enough), dies at 86
  • Jun 23 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Patrick Macnee, British actor (The Avengers, Magnum, P.I., Sherlock Holmes), dies at 93
  • Jun 28 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, dies at 93
  • Jul 3 Diana Douglas, Bermudian-born American actress (The Indian Fighter), dies at 92
  • Jul 3 Jacques Sernas [Jokūbas Bernardas Šernas], Lithuanian actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy), dies at 89
  • Jul 10 Omar Sharif [Michel Dimitri Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 83
  • Jul 10 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), dies at 71
  • Jul 18 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), dies at 79
  • Jul 21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
  • Jul 29 Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', dies at 97
  • Jul 31 Gerald S O'Loughlin, American actor and director (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), dies at 93
  • Aug 2 Cilla Black, English pop singer and TV host (Blind Date), dies at 72
  • Aug 3 Coleen Gray [Doris Bernice Jensen], American actress (Apache Drums, The Killing), dies at 92
  • Aug 5 George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
  • Aug 9 Frank Gifford, American NFL player and broadcaster, dies at 84
  • Aug 17 Yvonne Craig, American actress (Batgirl), dies at 78
  • Aug 18 Bud Yorkin, American producer and director (All in the Family, 1959, 1960 Emmy), dies at 89
  • Aug 20 Melody Patterson, American actress (F Troop) dies at 66
  • Aug 21 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), dies at 93
  • Aug 26 P J Kavanagh [Patrick Joeseph], British poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84
  • Aug 30 Wes Craven, American filmmaker (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream), dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Dean Jones, American actor (Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, The Love Bug), dies at 84
  • Sep 3 Judy Carne, English comedienne and actress (Laugh-In), dies at 76
  • Sep 5 Setsuko Hara, Japanese Actress (Late Spring, Tokyo Story), dies of pneumonia at 95
  • Sep 6 Martin Milner, American actor (Route 66, Adam 12), dies at 83
  • Sep 7 Dickie Moore, American actor (Oliver Twist, Little Men), dies at 89
  • Sep 10 Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor (I Vitelloni, Ulysses, Sciuscià), dies at 83
  • Sep 20 Jack Larson, American playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), dies at 87
  • Sep 27 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 John Guillermin, British film director (The Towering Inferno), dies at 89
  • Oct 5 Chantal Akerman, Belgium film director (Akermania, Je Tu II Elle), dies at 65
  • Oct 6 Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • Oct 8 Hugh Scully, British TV presenter (The Antiques Roadshow), dies at 72
  • Oct 9 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, dies at 79
  • Oct 12 Joan Leslie, American actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 90
  • Oct 17 Danièle Delorme [Gabrielle Girard], French actress (Pardon My Affair), dies at 89
  • Oct 21 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), dies at 79
  • Oct 24 Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish-American actress and singer (Miracle on 34th St, The Quiet Man), dies at 95
  • Oct 27 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Albert "Al" Molinaro, American actor (The Odd Couple, Happy Days), dies from illness at 96
  • Oct 31 Gregg Palmer [Palmer Edvind Lee], American actor (Scream, To Hell & Back), dies at 88
  • Nov 1 Fred Thompson, US senator (R-Tenn)/actor (In the Line of Fire), dies at 73
  • Nov 2 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), dies at 81
  • Nov 4 Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), dies of cancer at 65
  • Nov 7 Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), dies of cancer at 68
  • Nov 14 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89
  • Nov 15 Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor (The Chess Players, Gandhi), dies at 86