January 2017 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Golden Globes

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

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 9 Teresa Ann Savoy, British actress in Italian films (Caligula; Salon Kitty), dies of cancer at 61
  • Jan 10 Tony Rosato, Italian-born Canadian comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live), dies at 63

William Peter BlattyWilliam Peter Blatty (1928-2017)

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

  • Jan 13 Dick Gautier, American stage and screen actor (Get Smart - "Hymie"; Bye Bye Birdie; When Things Were Rotten), 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
  • Jan 25 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), dies at 77

Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (1936-2017)

Jan 25 American Emmy Award-winning actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Laura"; The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Ordinary People), dies at 80

  • 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