February 2016 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 4 Fifth Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast on MSNBC, held in Durham, New Hampshire
  • Feb 6 Eighth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by ABC, held in Goffstown, New Hampshire
  • Feb 11 Sixth Democratic presidential candidates debate, broadcast on CNN and PBS, and held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Feb 14 69th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Revenant" Best Film, Alejandro González Iñárritu Best Director
  • Feb 25 Tenth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN, held in Houston, Texas

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 25 Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller are honoured by unite4:humanity for their work promoting awareness of and fundraising for Alzheimer's research

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • Feb 28 36th Razzies Awards: "Fifty Shades of Grey" wins worst film, worst actor and actress

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Feb 28 88th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Spotlight", Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Actor/Actress Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 14 Model and actress Liberty Ross (37) weds producer Jimmy Iovine (62) in Malibu, California
  • Feb 20 TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California
  • Feb 29 Actor Michael C. Hall (45) weds editor Morgan MacGregor at New York's City Hall

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 2 Bob Elliott, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life), dies at 92
  • Feb 3 Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), dies from cancer at 63
  • Feb 15 Denise Matthews "Vanity", singer (Prince protege) and actress (52 Pick Up), dies at 57
  • Feb 15 George Gaynes, Dutch-American singer, actor and voice artist (Tootsie, Police Academy, General Hospital), dies at 98
  • Feb 22 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, dies at 87
  • Feb 24 Nabil Maleh, Syrian film director and writer, dies at 79
  • Feb 25 Tony Burton, American actor (Rocky films) and boxer, dies at 78
  • Feb 27 George Kennedy, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Naked Gun films), dies at 91
  • Feb 28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), dies at 77