6th Youth in Film Awards

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6th Youth in Film Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded for Achievement in the 19831984 season
Date December 2, 1984
Site Hollywood, California
Official website YoungArtistAwards.org
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The 6th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (now known as the Young Artist Awards), presented by the Youth in Film Association, honored outstanding youth performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television and dance for the 1983-1984 season, and took place on December 2, 1984 in Hollywood, California.[1][2][3]

Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Youth in Film Association was the first organization to establish an awards ceremony specifically set to recognize and award the contributions of performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television, theater and music.[1][4][5]

Contents

Categories[edit]

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Motion Picture[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture: Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama[edit]

Anthony Michael Hall - Sixteen Candles (Universal)

Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama[edit]

Molly Ringwald - Sixteen Candles (Universal)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama[edit]

Ke Huy Quan - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Paramount)

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama[edit]

Elisabeth Shue - The Karate Kid (Columbia)

Best Young Performer in a Family Film Made for Television[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Family Film Made for Television[edit]

Doug Scott - The Day After (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Family Film Made for Television[edit]

Missy Francis - Something About Amelia (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Television Series[edit]

David Mendenhall - General Hospital (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Daytime or Nighttime Television Series[edit]

Shalane McCall - Dallas (CBS)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Drama[edit]

David Hollander - Call to Glory (ABC)

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Daytime or Nighttime Drama[edit]

Melora Hardin - Two Marriages (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Billy Jacoby - It's Not Easy (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Justine Bateman - Family Ties (NBC)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

(tie) Corky Pigeon - Silver Spoons (NBC)
(tie) Malcolm-Jamal Warner - The Cosby Show (NBC)

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Tina Yothers - Family Ties (NBC)

Best Young Performer in a Cable Series or Program[edit]

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Cable Series or Program[edit]

Priscilla Weems - Five Mile Creek (Disney Channel)

Best Young Performer: Guest in a Series[edit]

Best Young Actor: Guest in a Series[edit]

Taliesin Jaffe - The Facts of Life (NBC)

Best Young Actress: Guest in a Series[edit]

Heather O'Rourke - Webster (ABC)

Best Family Entertainment[edit]

Best Family Film Made for Television[edit]

Something About Amelia (ABC)

Best New Comedy or Drama Television Series[edit]

The Cosby Show (NBC)

Best Family Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy[edit]

Ghostbusters (Columbia)

Best Family Motion Picture - Aventure[edit]

Gremlins (Warner Bros.)

Best Family Motion Picture - Drama[edit]

The Karate Kid (Columbia)

Youth In Film's Special Awards[edit]

Former Child Star Award[edit]

Jerry Mathers - Leave It to Beaver

The Jackie Coogan Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion Pictures[edit]

The Wizard of Oz - MGM

Youth In Film's Theater Arts Award[edit]

Tina and Dennis Caspary (Dance team)

The Michael Landon Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Television[edit]

Martin Tahse (Producer of various After School Specials)

Best Young Actor in a Foreign Film[edit]

Martin Lewis - Five Mile Creek (Australia)

Best Young Actress in a Foreign Film[edit]

Nina Knapskog - Kamilla (Norway) - Produced by Vibeke Lakkeberg

Best Foreign Film[edit]

The Gods Must Be Crazy (South Africa) - Released by 20TH Century Fox Film Co.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-55002-574-0. OCLC 9781550025743. 
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-7876-9047-3. OCLC 9780787690472. 
  3. ^ a b "6th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  5. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 

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