9th Youth in Film Awards

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9th Youth in Film Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded for Achievement in the 19861987 season
Date December 5, 1987
Site Hollywood Palladium
Hollywood, California
Official website YoungArtistAwards.org
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The 9th 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 music for the 1986-1987 season, and took place on December 5, 1987 at the Hollywood Palladium 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 Superstar in Motion Pictures[edit]

Best Young Male Superstar in Motion Pictures[edit]

River Phoenix - The Mosquito Coast (Warner Bros)

Best Young Female Superstar in Motion Pictures[edit]

Lisa Bonet - Angel Heart (Tri-Star Pictures)

Best Young Performer in a Motion Picture[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture: Drama[edit]

Fred Savage - The Princess Bride (20th Century Fox)

Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama[edit]

Lea Thompson - Some Kind of Wonderful (Paramount)

Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture: Comedy[edit]

Patrick Dempsey - Can't Buy Me Love (Touchstone)

Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Comedy[edit]

Maia Brewton - Adventures in Babysitting (Buena Vista/Touchstone)

Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture: Horror[edit]

Corey Feldman - The Lost Boys (Warner Bros)

Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Horror[edit]

Christa Denton - The Gate (Alliance Entertainment)

Best Young Superstar in Television[edit]

Best Young Male Superstar in Television[edit]

Kirk Cameron - Growing Pains (ABC)

Best Young Female Superstar in Television[edit]

Alyssa Milano - Who's the Boss? (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a TV Special, TV Movie or Variety Show[edit]

Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Drama Special, Movie of the Week or Variety Show[edit]

Bobby Jacoby - A Different Affair (CBS)

Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Drama Special, Movie of the Week or Variety Show[edit]

Jaclyn Bernstein - A Fight For Jenny (NBC)

Best Young Performer in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Trey Ames - A Year in the Life (NBC)

Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Amanda Peterson - A Year in the Life (NBC)

Best Young Actor Guest Starring in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Billy Jacoby - 21 Jump Street (episode "America, What a Town") (FOX TV)

Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Drama Series[edit]

Alyson Croft - Cagney & Lacey (CBS)

Best Young Performer in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Jeremy Miller - Growing Pains (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Nicole Eggert - Charles in Charge (KTLA)

Best Young Actor Starring in a New Television Comedy Series[edit]

Jonathan Ward - The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (FOX TV)

Best Young Actress Starring in a New Television Comedy Series[edit]

Staci Love Keanan - My Two Dads (NBC)

Best Young Actor Guest-Starring in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Bobby Jacoby - Perfect Strangers (episode "The Shoplifter) (ABC)

Best Young Actress Guest-Starring in a Television Comedy Series[edit]

Laura Jacoby - Valerie (NBC)

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

Best Young Actor in a Cable Series or Special[edit]

Scott Nemes - It's Garry Shandling's Show (Showtime)

Best Young Actress in a Cable Series or Special[edit]

Kaleena Kiff - The New Leave It to Beaver (WTBS)

Best Young Performer Under 10 Years of Age[edit]

Best Young Actor Under 10 Years of Age in Television or Motion Picture[edit]

Brian Bonsall - Family Ties (NBC)

Best Young Actress Under 10 Years of Age in Television or Motion Picture[edit]

Heidi Zeigler - Rags to Riches (ABC)

Best Young Ensemble Performance[edit]

Outstanding Young Actors/Actresses Ensemble in Television or Motion Picture[edit]

The Monster Squad (Tri-Star Pictures) (Motion Picture) - Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Ryan Lambert, Michael Faustino, Brent Chalem and Ashley Bank

Outstanding Young Actor/Actress/Ensemble in Animation Voice-Over[edit]

An American Tail (Universal) - Phillip Glasser and Amy Green

Best Family Television Entertainment[edit]

Best Television Family Special, Movie of the Week or Variety Show[edit]

A Fight for Jenny (NBC)

Best Family Television Drama Series[edit]

Our House (NBC)

Best Family Comedy Series[edit]

Growing Pains (ABC)

The Most Promising New Fall Television Series[edit]

My Two Dads (NBC)

Best Cable Series[edit]

The New Leave It to Beaver (WTBS)

Best Animation Series or Special for Family Viewing[edit]

The Flintstone Kids (Hanna Barbera)

Best Family Motion Picture Entertainment[edit]

Best Family Motion Picture: Animation[edit]

An American Tail (Universal/Amblin Entertainment)

Best Family Motion Picture: Comedy[edit]

Like Father, Like Son (Tri-Star)

Best Family Motion Picture: Drama[edit]

Over the Top (Cannon Films)

Teen-age Favorite Horror/Drama Motion Picture[edit]

The Lost Boys (Warner Bros.)

Youth In Film's Special Awards[edit]

Best Family Music Video[edit]

Lionel Richie's "Ballerina Girl"

The Jackie Coogan Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Entertainment[edit]

Chuck Berry

Former Child Stars Life Achievement Awards[edit]

Tony Dow and Ken Osmond of the Old and New Leave It to Beaver series

Best Young Actor in A Foreign Film[edit]

Anton Glanzelius - My Life as a Dog (Sweden)

Best Young Actress in A Foreign Film[edit]

Melinda Kinnaman - My Life as a Dog (Sweden)

Best Family Foreign Film[edit]

My Life as a Dog (Sweden) - Directed by Lasse Hallström

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 "9th Annual 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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