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Year 2017 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 8 74th Golden Globes: "Moonlight", Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert win

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

Feb 12 70th British Academy Awards (Baftas): "La La Land" Best Film, Damien Chazelle Best Director, Best Actors Casey Affleck / Emma Stone

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 13 Harrison Ford involved in a near miss while flying a plane at John Wayne Airport, Orange County

  • Feb 18 67th Berlin International Film Festival: Hungarian film "On Body and Soul" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 26 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Moonlight" (after mix-up), Best Director Damien Chazelle, Best Actor Casey Affleck, Best Actress Emma Stone

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 1 Charo is revealed as a contestant on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo
  • Mar 15 Disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 17 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson
  • Apr 2 WrestleMania XXXIII, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL: Roman Reigns defeats The Undertaker; Brock Lesnar beats Goldberg, first wrestler to win both WWE and Universal Championships

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 5 Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations

Model and TV Personality Kendall Jenner
Model and TV Personality
Kendall Jenner

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
Actor, producer and screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, producer and screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor
Chris Pratt

Film release premierFilm Release

Apr 14 "The Fate of the Furious" directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Vin Diesel and The Rock opens worldwide - highest-grossing weekend at $532 million

Actor, producer and screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, producer and screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock
Actor Jason Statham
Actor
Jason Statham

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Apr 16 World record for gathering of Charlie Chaplin lookalikes - 662 at Manoir de Ban, Chaplin museum in Vevey, Switzerland

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Apr 26 "The Handmaid's Tale" debuts on Hulu starring Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski, based on the book by Margaret Atwood

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 Gwyneth Paltrow brand Goop and Condé Nast announce they will be launching a quarterly publication together

  • May 6 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory

  • May 7 MTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor
  • May 7 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box office film ever earning $120 million

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

Actress Gal Gadot
Actress
Gal Gadot
  • May 28 70th Cannes Film Festival: Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 30 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

CameraFamous Photo

May 31 Comedienne Kathy Griffin fired from CNN after photo of her holding bloody head resembling Donald Trump by Tyler Shields posted

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Music concertMusic Concert

Jun 4 Ariana Grande headlines benefit concert for victims of her Manchester concert bombing, also featuring Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry

Singer Ariana Grande
Singer
Ariana Grande
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 17 Bill Cosby trial for aggravated indecent assault declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 British actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement from acting

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 28 "Spider-man: Homecoming" directed by Jon Watts starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr. premieres in Los Angeles

  • Jun 29 Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner apologize and remove t-shirts from sale featuring Tupac Shakur and others, after accused of exploiting their legacies
  • Jul 2 US President Donald Trump tweets edited wrestling video of himself attacking news network 'CNN'

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 13 "Dunkirk" film directed by Christopher Nolan with ensemble cast including Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy premieres in London, England

  • Jul 16 BBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker
  • Jul 17 The Muppets Studio in firing the voice of Kermit the Frog, Steve Whitmire, blame his “unacceptable business conduct”
  • Jul 19 BBC publishes salaries of its top-earning journalists and presenters, two-thirds male, Chris Evans highest at over £2.2 million
  • Jul 30 Hackers reveal they have stolen data from HBO, including episodes and scripts of Games of Thrones
  • Aug 8 The Walt Disney Company announces plans to create its own streaming service, cancelling ties with Netflix

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 15 Daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond one more time

  • Aug 16 Emma Stone is the year's highest-paid actress with $26 million, according to Forbes

  • Aug 28 English actor Ed Skrein pulls out of role in movie “Hellboy” after whitewashing criticism
  • Aug 28 Matt Vogel makes his debut as the voice of Kermit the Frog in "Muppet Thought of the Week" video
  • Sep 9 74th Venice Film Festival: "The Shape of Water" directed by Guillermo del Toro wins the Golden Lion
  • Sep 13 Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 14 Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant, because of lupus, donated by her friend Francia Rais

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 18 69th Emmy Awards: hosted by Stephen Colbert, "The Handmaid's Tale", Elisabeth Moss, Sterling K Brown, Julia Dreyfus, Donald Glover win

Comedian and TV Host Stephen Colbert
Comedian and TV Host
Stephen Colbert
Actor, Musician and Director Donald Glover
Actor, Musician and Director
Donald Glover
Actor Joseph Fiennes
Actor
Joseph Fiennes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals she has breast cancer

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Former NFL sta O.J. Simpson is released from Nevada's Lovelock Prison after less than 9 years of detention of his 33 year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Oct 5 "The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein

Film release premierFilm Premier

Oct 10 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 13 Actress Rose McGowan alleges that Harvey Weinstein raped her in 1997

Actress and Activist Rose McGowan
Actress and Activist
Rose McGowan
Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Oct 14 Producer Harvey Weinstein is expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after historical revelations of sexual harassment and rape

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 15 Actress Alyssa Milano's tweet “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • Oct 15 60 Minutes and The Washington Post publish story detailing how US Congress passed bill sponsered by Tom Marino hindering fight against opioid crisis
  • Oct 20 "Coco" Pixar animated film, the first nine-figure budget film with all-Latino cast premieres at Morelia film festival
  • Oct 22 "LA Times" publishes investigation with 38 woman accusing Hollywood writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 30 Actor Kevin Spacey issues apology after actor Anthony Rapp accuses him of inappropriate sexual behaviour when he was 14

  • Nov 4 Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns in a shock TV broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, amid concerns he is being forcibly detained
  • Nov 9 Five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report
  • Nov 10 BBC removes drama from Christmas line-up after one of its stars, Ed Westwick, accused of rape by two women
  • Nov 21 CBS TV host Charlie Rose is fired after allegations of sexual harassment by eight women
  • Nov 25 Actress Naya Rivera arrested on a domestic battery charge in West Virginia

HeartEngagement of Interest

Nov 27 Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement

Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress Meghan Markle
Duchess of Sussex and Former Actress
Meghan Markle
Prince of Wales Prince Harry
Prince of Wales
Prince Harry
  • Nov 28 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati"
  • Nov 29 American TV host Matt Lauer is fired from NBC's "Today" show after an allegation of sexual misconduct
  • Nov 30 Disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film
  • Dec 5 Netflix fires actor Danny Masterson from "The Ranch" after allegations of rape

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 9 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 13 Salma Hayek accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and threatening to kill her

Actress Salma Hayek
Actress
Salma Hayek
Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Dec 14 The Walt Disney Company buys most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Dec 15 Anita Hill is appointed to lead a Hollywood commission on sexual harassment, spearheaded by Kathleen Kennedy

Film Producer Kathleen Kennedy
Film Producer
Kathleen Kennedy
  • Dec 15 Pakistani teenager Ahed Tamimi filmed slapping Israeli officers during protest, arrested 4 days later

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 17 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" takes more than $450m worldwide in its opening weekend, 2nd largest opening in North America ($220m)

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
Actor Adam Driver
Actor
Adam Driver

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 31 Indian movie star Rajinikanth announces he is entering politics

Actor and Politician Rajinikanth
Actor and Politician
Rajinikanth

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 6 Alexander and Ella Clooney, twin children of actor George and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, born in London

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 11 Actor Bug Hall (32) weds Jill Marie DeGroff in Encino, California
  • Feb 14 Fast and the Furious star Tyrese Gibson (38) weds Samantha Lee in a secret ceremony
  • Mar 3 Bachelorette TV personality Ali Fedotowsky (32) weds TV and radio host Kevin Manno (33) at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 12 Actress and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried (31) weds actor Thomas Sadoski (40) in a private ceremony
  • Mar 13 21 Jump Street actor Dave Franco (32) weds actress Alison Brie (34) in a private ceremony
  • Mar 25 Orange Is the New Black actress Samira Wiley (30) weds writer Lauren Morelli (34) in Palm Springs, California
  • Apr 13 "New Girl" actress Hannah Simone (36) weds musician Jesse Giddings in a secret ceremony
  • Apr 14 Actress and model Nicky Whelan (36) weds former NFL player-turned-actor Kerry Rhodes (34) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles
  • Apr 21 Actor David Henrie (27) weds former Miss Delaware Maria Cahill in Southern California
  • Apr 29 Actress Carlson Young weds Foster the People member and producer Isom Innis in Fort Worth, Texas
  • May 6 Olympic diver Tom Daley (23) weds Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black at Bovey Castle in Devon, England

LoveWedding of Interest

May 13 Actor Jim Parsons marries graphic designer Todd Spiewak at the Rainbow Room in New York

Actor and Producer Jim Parsons
Actor and Producer
Jim Parsons
  • May 27 Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel (27) weds Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr (34) in Los Angeles, California
  • May 28 Actress Maggie Grace (33) weds entrepreneur Brent Bushnell in La Jolla, California
  • May 28 Mr. Robot screenwriter Sam Esmail (39) weds actress Emmy Rossum (30) at the East 55th Street Synagogue in New York City
  • Jun 2 Gotham actor Ben McKenzie (38) weds actress Morena Baccarin (38) at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 3 Actress, singer and Broadway star Bell Bundy (36) weds TBS executive Thom Hinkle at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California
  • Jun 10 Actress and film producer Jessica Chastain (40) weds Moncler executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo in the northern Italian city of Treviso, Villa Tiepolo Passi

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 10 Tony Rosato, Italian-born Canadian comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live), dies at 63

Person of interestWilliam Peter Blatty

Jan 12 William Peter Blatty, American scriptwriter and author of The Exorcist, dies at 89

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty
  • Jan 13 Dick Gautier, American stage and screen actor (Get Smart, Bye Bye Birdie), dies at 85
  • Jan 15 Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Fijian-born American professional wrestler, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Miguel Ferrer, American actor (Robocop, NCIS LA), dies of cancer at 61
  • Jan 23 Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), dies at 75

Person of interestMary Tyler Moore

Jan 25 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), dies at 80

  • Jan 25 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), dies at 77
  • Jan 26 Barbara Hale, American actress (Della Street in Perry Mason), dies at 94
  • Jan 26 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], American actor (Mannix), dies at 91
  • Jan 27 Emmanuelle Riva, French actress (Hiroshima Mon Amour), dies at 89
  • Jan 27 Robert Ellis Miller, American film director, dies at 89
  • Feb 6 Alec McCowen, English actor (Frenzy), dies at 91
  • Feb 6 "Professor" Irwin Corey, American comedian (Car Wash, Doc), dies at 102
  • Feb 7 Richard Hatch, American actor (Battlestar Galactica), dies of cancer at 71
  • Feb 13 Seijun Suzuki, Japanese cult film director, dies at 93
  • Feb 17 Magnus Wenninger, American mathematician and author of Polyhedron models, dies at 97
  • Feb 17 Warren Frost, American actor (Twin Peaks, Matlock, Seinfeld), dies at 91
  • Feb 25 Bill Paxton, American actor (Titanic, Big Love), dies from surgical complications at 61
  • Mar 6 Robert Osborne, American film historian (Turner Classic Movies), dies at 84
  • Mar 12 David Burns, American actor (Music Man, Hello Dolly!), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Mar 21 Chuck Barris, american TV game show producer and host (Gong Show), dies at 87
  • Mar 23 Lola Albright, American singer and actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad, A Cold Wind in August), dies at 92
  • Mar 26 Darlene Cates, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), dies at 69
  • Mar 28 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), dies at 72
  • Mar 28 Ronald Hines, British actor (Not in Front of the Children, Pack of Lies), dies at 87
  • Mar 28 Janine Sutto, French-Canadian actress and comedian (Guide de la petite vengeance), dies of natural causes at 95
  • Apr 6 Don Rickles, American comedian (Don Rickles Show, CPO Sharkey), dies at 90
  • Apr 7 Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), dies at 70
  • Apr 9 Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), dies at 95
  • Apr 15 Clifton James, American actor (Live and Let Die, Silver Streak), dies at 96
  • Apr 22 Erin Moran, American actress (Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi), dies at 56
  • Apr 22 Norman T. Hatch, American oscar-winning marine cinematographer during WWII (With the Marines at Tarawa), dies at 96
  • Apr 24 Don Gordon [Donald Guadagno], American actor (Bullitt, Papillon), dies at 90
  • Apr 26 Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), dies at 73
  • Apr 27 Vinod Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor (Mera Gaon Mera Desh), dies at 70
  • May 1 Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), dies at 82
  • May 2 Vincent Baggetta, American actor (Lou-Chicago Story), dies at 72
  • May 3 Daliah Lavi [Levinbuck], Israeli actress (Casino Royale, Lord Jim), dies at 74
  • May 3 Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor (Graf Yoster, Day of Anger, Class Reunion, Palace Hotel), dies of complications from surgery at 104
  • May 9 Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), dies at 77
  • May 14 Brad Grey, American film and TV producer (Sopranos), Chairman of Paramount Pictures, dies of cancer at 59
  • May 14 Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), dies at 68
  • May 22 Dina Merrill, American actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8), dies at 93

Person of interestRoger Moore

May 23 Roger Moore, British actor (The Saint, James Bond), dies at 89

  • May 28 John Noakes, British TV presenter, dies at 83
  • May 30 Elena Verdugo, American actress (Little Giant, Cavalier of the West), dies at 92
  • Jun 2 Peter Sallis, British actor (Wallace and Gromit, Last of the Summer Wine), dies at 96
  • Jun 3 Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954, 56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), dies at 87
  • Jun 9 Adam West [William West Anderson], American actor (Batman, Last Precinct) dies from leukemia at 88
  • Jun 13 Anita Pallenberg, Italian model and actress credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones, dies of complications of hepatitis C. at 75
  • Jun 15 Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor named a People's Artist of the USSR (1976) and a Hero of Socialist Labour (1989), dies at 88
  • Jun 16 Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere) dies from diabetes complications at 63
  • Jun 16 John G. Avildsen, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid), dies of cancer at 81
  • Jun 22 Norman Ayrton, English actor and opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK), dies at 92
  • Jun 25 Bill Dana [William Szathmary], American comedian, characters actor (José Jiménez) and screenwriter (The Nude Bomb, The Bill Dana Show), dies at 92
  • Jun 25 George "Skip" Homeier, American actor (Boys Ranch, Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns), dies of spinal myelopathy at 86
  • Jul 1 Heathcote Williams [John Henly Heathcote Williams], British poet, actor and political activist, dies at 75
  • Jul 8 Elsa Martinelli, Italian actress (Indian Fighter), dies at 82
  • Jul 8 Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), dies of complications from heart failure at 39
  • Jul 15 Martin Landau, American actor (Mission Impossible, Space 1999, Ed Wood), dies at 89

Person of interestGeorge A. Romero

Jul 16 George A. Romero, American Canadian filmmaker "Father of the Zombie Film" (Night of the Living Dead), dies at 77

  • Jul 21 John Heard, American actor (Home Alone, Cat People, Big), dies at 71
  • Jul 25 Barbara Sinatra, American model and philanthropist, dies at 90
  • Jul 26 June Foray, American voice actress (Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who), dies at 99
  • Jul 27 Sam Shepard Ill, American actor and playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), dies at 73
  • Jul 31 Jeanne Moreau, French actress (Going Places, Jules & Jim), dies at 89
  • Aug 3 Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), dies at 91
  • Aug 3 Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), dies at 87

Person of interestGlen Campbell

Aug 8 Glen Campbell, American actor and singer (Time I Get to Phoenix), dies at 81

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Aug 8 Barbara Cook, American stage singer and actress (Music Man), dies at 89
  • Aug 18 Zoe Laskari, Greek actress, dies at 72
  • Aug 19 Dick Gregory, American comedian, civil rights activist and dietician (Bahamian Diet), dies of heart failure at 84

Person of interestJerry Lewis

Aug 20 Jerry Lewis [Joseph Levitch], American comedian (Martin and Lewis, MDA Telethon), dies at 91

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Aug 24 Jay Thomas [Jon Thomas Terrell], American actor and comedian (Cheers, Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 69
  • Aug 31 Richard Anderson, American actor (Oscar Goldman- The 6 Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman television series), dies at 91
  • Sep 1 Novella Nelson, American actress (Antwone Fisher, Purlie, Chiefs), dies at 78
  • Sep 2 Murray Lerner, American documentary and experimental film director and producer (Secrets of the Reef), dies at 90
  • Sep 10 Harry Landers [Sorokin], American actor (Star Trek, Ben Casey, Drive a Crooked Road), dies at 96
  • Sep 13 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Sep 15 Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, musician, and singer (Lucky, Alien, Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II), dies at 91
  • Sep 17 Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), dies of throat cancer at 72
  • Sep 19 Bernie Casey, American actor (Boxcar Bertha, Rent-a-Cop), dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Anthony "Tony" Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair (Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Anne Jeffreys [Annie Carmichael], American singer and actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital), dies at 94
  • Sep 30 Monty Hall, Canadian-American TV game show host (Let's Make a Deal), dies at 96
  • Sep 30 Elizabeth Baur, American actress (Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer), dies at 69
  • Oct 9 Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), dies at 87
  • Oct 16 Sean Hughes, Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor, dies at 51
  • Oct 16 Roy Dotrice, British actor (A Moon for the Misbegotten, Amadeus) and narrator (A Song of Ice and Fire), dies at 94
  • Oct 24 Robert Guillaume [Williams], American actor (Rafiki- The Lion King, Sports Night, Benson, Soap), dies at 89
  • Oct 25 Jack Bannon, American actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), dies at 77
  • Nov 9 John Hillerman, American actor (Magnum PI, Chinatown, Blazing Saddles), dies at 84
  • Nov 12 Liz Smith [Mary Elizabeth], American journalist and gossip columnist known as "The Grand Dame of Dish" (WNBC, NY Daily News), dies at 94
  • Nov 17 Earle Hyman, American actor (The Cosby Show, ThunderCats, Coriolanus), dies from natural causes at 91
  • Nov 19 Della Reese [Delloreese Patricia Early], American singer and actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family), dies at 86
  • Nov 21 David Cassidy, American singer and actor (Keith-Partridge Family), dies at 67
  • Nov 21 Rodney Bewes, English actor (The Likely Lads), dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Rance Howard, American actor (Splash, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind), dies at 89
  • Nov 28 Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), dies from respiratory failure at 86