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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]

6th Youth in Film Awards
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Awarded forAchievement in the 19831984 season
DateDecember 2, 1984
SiteHollywood, California
Hosted byAnthony Michael Hall
Official websiteYoungArtistAwards.org

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]

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CategoriesEdit

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Motion PictureEdit

Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture: Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaEdit

Anthony Michael Hall - Sixteen Candles (Universal)

Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaEdit

Molly Ringwald - Sixteen Candles (Universal)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaEdit

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

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaEdit

Elisabeth Shue - The Karate Kid (Columbia)

Best Young Performer in a Family Film Made for TelevisionEdit

Best Young Performer in a Television Drama SeriesEdit

Best Young Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Television SeriesEdit

David Mendenhall - General Hospital (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Daytime or Nighttime Television SeriesEdit

Shalane McCall - Dallas (CBS)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime DramaEdit

David Hollander - Call to Glory (ABC)

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Daytime or Nighttime DramaEdit

Melora Hardin - Two Marriages (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Television Comedy SeriesEdit

Best Young Actor in a Television Comedy SeriesEdit

Billy Jacoby - It's Not Easy (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Television Comedy SeriesEdit

Justine Bateman - Family Ties (NBC)

Best Young Supporting Actor in a Television Comedy SeriesEdit

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

Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy SeriesEdit

Tina Yothers - Family Ties (NBC)

Best Young Performer in a Cable Series or ProgramEdit

Best Young Actor/Actress in a Cable Series or ProgramEdit

Priscilla Weems - Five Mile Creek (Disney Channel)

Best Young Performer: Guest in a SeriesEdit

Best Family EntertainmentEdit

Best Family Film Made for TelevisionEdit

Something About Amelia (ABC)

Best New Comedy or Drama Television SeriesEdit

The Cosby Show (NBC)

Best Family Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyEdit

Ghostbusters (Columbia)

Best Family Motion Picture - AdventureEdit

Gremlins (Warner Bros.)

Best Family Motion Picture - DramaEdit

The Karate Kid (Columbia)

Youth In Film's Special AwardsEdit

Former Child Star AwardEdit

Jerry Mathers - Leave It to Beaver

The Jackie Coogan AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion PicturesEdit

The Wizard of Oz - MGM

Youth In Film's Theater Arts AwardEdit

Tina and Dennis Caspary (Dance team)

The Michael Landon AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through TelevisionEdit

Martin Tahse (Producer of various After School Specials)

Best Young Actor in a Foreign FilmEdit

Martin Lewis - Five Mile Creek (Australia)

Best Young Actress in a Foreign FilmEdit

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

Best Foreign FilmEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-55002-574-0.
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-7876-9047-3.
  3. ^ a b "6th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2016-05-06. Retrieved 2011-03-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2011-03-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Archived from the original on 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2011-03-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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