February 2017 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Feb 26 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Moonlight" (after mix-up), Best Director Damien Chazelle, Best Actor Casey Affleck, Best Actress Emma Stone


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

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 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