Actresses in History

Events in Film & TV

  • 1655-06-13 Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater
  • 1880-11-08 Sarah Bernhardt, French actress, made US debut at NY's Booth Theater
  • 1920-11-08 Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn
  • 1926-10-07 Actress Theo Mann-Master resigns from stage
  • 1932-09-18 Actress Peg Entwistle commits suicide by jumping from the letter "H" in the Hollywood sign
  • 1951-09-28 Actor Franchot Tone weds actress Barbara Payton

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1954-03-25 26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor/actress

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1956-12-13 "Anastasia" comeback film for Ingrid Bergman is released in the US, role wins Bergman Academy Award for Best Actress.

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1957-09-17 Two male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico

Actress Sophia Loren
Actress
Sophia Loren

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1958-03-26 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" best film, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness best actress/actor

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1961-04-17 33rd Academy Awards: "Apartment" wins best film, Burt Lancaster & Elizabeth Taylor win best actor, actress

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1964-04-13 36th Academy Awards: "Tom Jones", Best Film, Sidney Poitier & Patricia Neal win Best Actor/Actress

  • 1967-04-10 39th Academy Awards: "A Man For All Seasons," Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor
  • 1969-01-27 Actress Thelma Ritter suffers a heart attack (she dies Feb 5th)

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1969-04-14 41st Academy Awards: "Oliver", Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand win (1st ever tie for best actress)

Actress Katharine Hepburn
Actress
Katharine Hepburn
Actor Cliff Robertson
Actor
Cliff Robertson
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1982-03-15 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan

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1982-12-03 "Frances", film depicting life of actress Frances Frances and starring Jessica Lange, first released in the US

Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange
  • 1984-06-02 Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy

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1989-07-04 14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide

  • 1991-05-04 Actress Sharon Gless & producer Barney Rosenzeig wed
  • 1991-05-09 Italian actress Laura Antonelli found guilty of cocaine possession (conviction overturned 2006)

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1991-08-01 Actress Hedy Lamarr, aged 77 is arrested for shoplifting in Florida

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 1992-07-14 Actress Nell Carter undergoes brain surgery
  • 1992-11-14 Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls & breaks 3 fingers

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1993-03-02 Actress Claudette Colbert suffers a stroke at 89

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2003-09-27 Actress Halle Berry announces her separation from second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet

Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry

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2006-01-29 US 39-cent stamp is released featuring Hattie McDaniel in the dress she wore in 1940 when she became the 1st African-American actress to accept an Academy Award

  • 2013-05-26 66th Cannes Film Festival: "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" directed by Abdellatif Kechiche wins the Palme d'Or. The two main actresses in the film, Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux also awarded

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2014-02-14 Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay in a speech at the Human Rights Campaign's "Time to Thrive" conference

Actress Ellen Page
Actress
Ellen Page

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2015-02-22 87th Academy Awards: "Birdman" Best Film and Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore - Best Actor and Actress

  • 2015-09-11 Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang Theory) are named highest earning TV actresses (28.5million) by Forbes

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2015-10-08 Actress and singer Selena Gomez reveals she has Lupus

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • 2016-02-28 36th Razzies Awards: "Fifty Shades of Grey" wins worst film, worst actor and actress

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2016-02-28 88th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Spotlight", Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Actor/Actress Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson

  • 2016-10-10 Actress Shailene Woodley arrested for trespassing while protesting against proposed Dakota Access Pipeline

Birthdays in Film & TV

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  • 1642-02-18 Marie Champmeslé, French actress (d. 1698)
  • 1650-02-02 Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, English actress/mistress (King Charles II)
  • 1692-04-05 Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (d. 1730)
  • 1697-03-09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)
  • 1713-01-02 Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803)
  • 1755-07-05 Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage)
  • 1761-11-21 Dorothy Jordan, British actress (d. 1816)
  • 1761-12-22 Dorothea Jordan, Ireland, French comedic actress
  • 1762-04-13 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, Dutch actress (Phaedra, Lady Macbeth)
  • 1776-09-27 Maria E J Versfelt, actress/mistress (General Moreau & Marshal Ney)
  • 1809-11-27 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)
  • 1812-12-22 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo & Juliet)
  • 1816-07-23 Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
  • 1818-12-31 Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress
  • 1823-05-22 Isabella Glyn Dallas, British Shakepearean actress (d. 1889)
  • 1833-02-25 Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress
  • 1834-01-17 Wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress/daughter of Mimi Bia
  • 1840-10-12 Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)/anti-Russian
  • 1842-11-22 Anna S Barbiers, actress (Uncle Tom)
  • 1843-05-09 Belle Boyd, spy (Confederate)/actress/lecturer
  • 1844-05-09 [Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Bad Herders)
  • 1845-10-22 Sarah Bernhardt, France, actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth)
  • 1847-02-27 Ellen Alice Terry, Coventry Engl, actress/director (Imperial Theatre)
  • 1848-02-24 Johanna C P Barbiers, actress (Voddenraper of Paris)
  • 1848-03-03 Adelaide Neilson, English stage actress (Julia-The Hunchback), born in Leeds (d. 1880)
  • 1848-09-04 Jennie Lee, American actress (d. 1925)
  • 1850-04-19 Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Dutch actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler)
  • 1850-05-26 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force)
  • 1851-08-15 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat)
  • 1853-05-02 Marie Verstraete, actress (Louise-Frou Frou)
  • 1853-07-29 Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing)
  • 1853-10-13 Lillie Langtry, [Jersey Lily], vaudevillian actress (Lillie)
  • 1853-10-13 Maria E "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr
  • 1856-04-22 [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)
  • 1858-04-19 May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Australian actress (Apple Annie), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1858-07-05 Maria J "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress
  • 1859-10-03 Elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)
  • 1860-04-22 Ada Rehan, American stage actress (d. 1916)
  • 1861-12-04 Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
  • 1862-03-14 Eva Thatcher, American actress, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1942)
  • 1862-06-10 Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress (d. 1937)
  • 1862-09-19 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula)
  • 1863-10-08 Edythe Chapman, American actress (d. 1948)
  • 1863-10-10 Helen Dunbar, American actress (d. 1933)
  • 1863-11-20 Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (Black Griet)
  • 1863-11-21 Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis (Poppenhuis)
  • 1864-07-15 Marie Tempest, [Marie Susan Etherington], actress (Yellow Sands)
  • 1865-02-09 Mrs [Beatrice] Patrick Campbell, England, actress (Pygmalion)
  • 1865-06-19 May Whitty, actress (Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1865-12-19 Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1866-08-17 Julia Marlowe, English actress (d. 1950)
  • 1867-01-20 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
  • 1867-05-07 Philippine "Pine" Belder, [Mary de Klerk], actress (Hope of Blessing)
  • 1868-11-04 Carolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (d. 1965)

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1868-11-09 Marie Dressler [Leila Koerber], Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Min and Bill), born in Cobourg, Ontario (d. 1934)

  • 1868-12-25 Eugenie Besserer, American actress (Jazz Singer), born in Watertown, New York
  • 1871-01-14 Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)
  • 1871-02-14 Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (d. 1959)
  • 1871-03-15 Betsy van den Arend, Dutch [Betje], actress (Miss Hobbs)
  • 1871-04-25 Sara Amsel, Indonesian/Dutch actress
  • 1871-05-30 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (d. 1946)
  • 1871-07-18 Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (d. 1946)
  • 1871-09-13 Alma Kruger, actress (Made For Each Other), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1872-03-18 Anna Held, Polish-born actress and singer, born in Warsaw (d. 1918) date of birth disputed
  • 1872-09-04 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress/wife of Joseph of Lyre
  • 1872-09-10 Josephina "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Verdoold Sheep)
  • 1872-09-16 Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, Dutch/Flemish actress (Rose Kate)
  • 1872-09-28 Lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway)
  • 1872-11-11 Maude K Adams, US, actress (Baldwin's Theatre)
  • 1873-01-30 Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins), born in Terre Haute. Indiana
  • 1873-03-07 Madame Sul-Te-Wan, American actress (d. 1959)
  • 1873-03-26 [Louise] Sophie de Vries, actress (On Hope of Blessing)
  • 1873-04-29 Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage)
  • 1873-09-12 Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
  • 1874-03-14 Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1874-09-04 Johanna M "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Bruno Gerlach
  • 1874-11-16 Johanna HC Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August)/wife of Henri Dons
  • 1875-02-26 Emma Dunn, actress (Dr Monica, Dr Kildare's Strange Case, Hideaway)
  • 1875-11-10 Maude Eburne, Canada, actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman)
  • 1875-11-22 Elizabeth Patterson, Savannah TN, actress (Climax, Tall Story)
  • 1876-07-29 Maria Ouspenskaya, Tula Russia, actress (Waterloo Bridge)
  • 1876-09-30 Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1876-10-27 Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Un Soir Un Train)
  • 1876-12-01 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje)
  • 1877-02-18 Betsy Ranucci-Beckmann, [Theodora], Dutch author/actress (Dead Water)
  • 1877-09-12 Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Jane Eyre)
  • 1877-10-24 Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia)
  • 1877-11-02 Claire McDowell, American actress (Big Parade), born in NYC, New York
  • 1878-01-22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
  • 1878-04-26 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again)
  • 1878-10-05 Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)
  • 1879-05-22 Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-born actress, scriptwriter, and producer (d. 1945)
  • 1879-05-27 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance)
  • 1879-08-15 Ethel Barrymore [Blythe], American classic film & stage actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • 1879-10-15 Jane Darwell, [Patti Woodward], Palmyra MO, actress (Huckleberry Finn)
  • 1879-10-15 Sara Allgood, actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1879-10-30 Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion), born in London, England
  • 1879-12-12 Laura Hope Crews, US, actress (Camille, Gone with the Wind)
  • 1880-01-01 Edie Martin, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt), born in London, England
  • 1880-01-28 Mary Boland, US, comedienne/actress (Ruggles of Red Gap), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weddings in Film & TV

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  • 1833-10-03 Composer Hector Berlioz marries actress Harriet Smithson

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1840-02-01 Novelist Alexandre Dumas (37) weds actress Ida Ferrier

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1893-09-13 Microbiologist Robert Koch (49) weds actress Hedwig Freiberg (20)

Microbiologist Robert Koch
Microbiologist
Robert Koch

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1901-05-25 Russian physician, dramatist and author Anton Chekhov marries actress Olga Knipper

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov

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1902-08-16 Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille

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1911-01-07 Actress Mary Pickford (19) weds actor Owen Moore (25)

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

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1911-01-11 Actress Hattie McDaniel (16) weds pianist Howard Hickman

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1911-04-11 Actress Mae West (17) weds fellow vaudevillian Frank Wallace (21) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Actress Mae West
Actress
Mae West

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1916-03-27 Actress Gloria Swanson (17) weds actor Wallace Beery (30)

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1919-02-15 Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress Renée Dahon in Nice, France

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck

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1923-05-17 Actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (21) weds assistant director Rudolf Sieber (26) in Berlin, Germany

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich

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1923-11-25 Film director Frank Capra (26) weds actress Helen Howell in San Francisco, California

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra

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1924-11-26 Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey

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1925-02-07 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (29) weds actress Estelle Taylor (30)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

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1926-09-29 Canadian-American actress Norma Shearer weds film producer Irving Thalberg

Actress Norma Shearer
Actress
Norma Shearer

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1927-05-30 Academy Award-winning actor Fredric March (29) marries actress Florence Eldridge

  • 1928-06-15 "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (20) weds playwright-screenwriter John Monk Saunders (30)

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1929-03-29 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (17) weds her dancing partner Jack Pepper (26)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers

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1929-06-03 Actor and naval officer of World War II Douglas Fairbanks Jr (19) weds actress Joan Crawford (24) at St. Malachy in New York City

Actress Joan Crawford
Actress
Joan Crawford
  • 1929-07-22 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill (40) marries 3rd wife actress Carlotta Monterey (40)

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1930-06-05 Actress Agnes Moorehead (29) weds actor Jack G. Lee (28)

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1930-06-21 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (19) weds sculptor Blair Gordon Newell

Actress Gloria Stuart
Actress
Gloria Stuart

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1931-12-03 Silent film actress Clara Bow (26) weds actor and politician Rex Bell (28) in Las Vegas

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow

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1932-08-18 Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25)

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

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1933-08-10 Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 1934-02-10 British born actor "North by Northwest" Cary Grant (30) weds "City Lights" actress Virginia Cherrill (26)
  • 1934-07-29 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (24) weds screenwriter Arthur Sheekman (33)
  • 1934-11-13 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

1935-11-09 "Magnificent Obsession" actress Jane Wyatt (24) weds investment broker Edgar Bethune Ward in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt

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1936-01-10 Actor Burgess Meredith (28) weds actress Margaret Perry (22)

  • 1936-09-12 "first Irish movie star" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (25) weds film director John Farrow (32)
  • 1936-09-28 "Marx Brothers" comedian Harpo Marx (47) weds "Million Dollar Legs" actress Susan Fleming (28)

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1937-03-02 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith

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1937-07-10 Actress Ingrid Bergman (21) weds dentist Petter Aron Lindström

  • 1937-10-05 Two-time Oscar winner actor Anthony Quinn (22) weds actress Katherine de Mille (26)

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1937-11-20 Actor Jackie Coogan (23) weds actress Betty Grable (20) at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Los Angeles

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1938-06-20 British actor Alec Guinness (24) weds actress Merula Sylvia Salaman (23)

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1939-08-04 Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)

Philosopher of Communication Theory Marshall McLuhan
Philosopher of Communication Theory
Marshall McLuhan

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1939-08-14 "A Star Is Born" actress Janet Gaynor (32) weds MGM costume designer Adrian (36)

Actress Janet Gaynor
Actress
Janet Gaynor

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1939-08-20 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine

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1939-11-04 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (22) weds inspector Sherwood Diller in Covington, Kentucky

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller

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1939-11-19 Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (24) weds "Freshies" actress Dorothy Arnold at St. Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

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1940-01-26 Actor Ronald Raegan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California

Actress Jane Wyman
Actress
Jane Wyman

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1940-05-05 Actress Mary Martin (26) weds producer Richard Halliday (35)

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin

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1940-07-04 Actress Gertrude Lawrence (42) weds theater owner Richard Aldrich

Actress and Musical Performer Gertrude Lawrence
Actress and Musical Performer
Gertrude Lawrence

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1940-07-31 Actress Loretta Young (27) weds advertising executive Tom Lewis at the chapel of St. Paul's Church in Westwood

Actress Loretta Young
Actress
Loretta Young

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1940-08-31 "Wuthering Heights" actor Laurence Olivier (33) weds "Gone With The Wind" actress Vivien Leigh (26)

  • 1940-09-25 "Sullivan's Travels" actress Veronica Lake (18) weds American motion picture art director and set designer John S. Detlie (31)

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1940-11-23 RAF pilot Guy Gibson (22) weds show dancer and actress Eve Moore in Penarth’s Anglican Church

RAF Pilot Guy Gibson
RAF Pilot
Guy Gibson

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1940-11-23 Film director David Lean (32) weds actress Kay Walsh (29)

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

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1940-11-30 "I Love Lucy" actress Lucille Ball (28) weds actor Desi Arnaz (23) in Greenwich, Connecticut

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • 1940-12-31 Actress Bette Davis (32) weds New England innkeeper Arthur Farnsworth at 15,000-acre ranch in Lake Montezuma, Arizona

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1941-02-04 Actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow dancer Robert Hightower

Actress Vera-Ellen
Actress
Vera-Ellen

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1941-04-17 Actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

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1941-06-01 Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney

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1941-07-12 Actor William Holden (23) weds actress Brenda Marshall (25) in Las Vegas

  • 1941-08-10 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada
  • 1941-08-12 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39)

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1942-01-10 Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

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1942-06-06 "The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (36) weds John Hertz Jr. in New York City

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy

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1942-06-19 Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman

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1942-08-01 Actress Janet Leigh (14) weds childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) in Reno, Nevada

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1942-08-23 "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (34) weds screenwriter and playwright Robert Riskin (45)

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1943-04-10 Actor Peter Cushing (29) weds actress Violet Helene Beck in London, England

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1943-04-17 Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor

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1943-09-07 "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (24) weds actor-director Orson Welles (28)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

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1943-10-30 Italian director Federico Fellini marries actress Giulietta Masina

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film director, Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • 1943-12-05 Singer and actress Dinah Shore (27) weds actor George Montgomery (27)

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1944-01-26 Actor Ralph Richardson (41) weds actress Meriel Forbes (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

1945-05-21 Director Akira Kurosawa (35) weds actress Yoko Yaguchi (23)

Film director, screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film director, screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • 1945-06-13 "Three Smart Girls" actress Deanna Durbin (23) weds film writer, producer and actor Felix Jackson at The Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas

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1945-09-19 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple

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1945-09-27 Actor Richard Cromwell (35) weds actress Angela Lansbury (19) in Independence, California

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1945-12-05 Actor Eddie Albert (39) weds actress Margo (28)

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1946-01-17 Actor John Wayne (38) weds actress Esperanza Baur in Long Beach, California

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

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1946-08-10 Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart

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1947-12-21 Actress Estelle Getty (24) weds Arthur Gettleman

Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty

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1948-02-16 Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (41) weds actress Laraine Day (27) in Santa Monica, California

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1948-03-05 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
  • 1948-05-15 Dancer and actress Cyd Charisse (26) weds singer Tony Martin (34)

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1949-02-22 Future Portuguese President Mário Soares (24) weds actress Maria de Jesus Barroso (24) at the 3rd Conservatory of the Civil Register of Lisbon

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

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1949-03-11 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace

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1949-07-13 Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Jones (30) weds "Rebecca" film producer David O. Selznick (47) in Beverly Hills, California


Divorces in Film & TV

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Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1919-03-01 Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1920-03-02 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

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1938-07-19 Actor Burgess Meredith (30) divorces actress Margaret Perry (25) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1938-12-06 Actress Bette Davis (30) divorces musician Harmon Nelson (31) due to cruel and inhuman manner after more than 6 years of marriage

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

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1939-10-11 Actor Jackie Coogan (24) divorces actress Betty Grable (22) after 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1942-07-21 Actress Mae West (48) divorces vaudeville performer Frank Wallace after 31 years of marriage

Actress Mae West
Actress
Mae West

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1942-12-28 Actress Janet Leigh (14) divorces childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) 4 months after getting married

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1947-11-01 Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1949-05-31 Actress Doris Day (27) divorces saxophonist George Weidler (23) after 3 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1950-03-01 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) divorces dentist Petter Aron Lindström after 12 years of marriage

  • 1950-07-05 Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1951-01-29 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 1st divorce from hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1952-02-28 Actress Gene Tierney (31) divorces fashion designer Oleg Cassini (39) after almost 11 years of marriage

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney

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1952-06-11 Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1954-11-01 Actor John Wayne (47) divorces actress Esperanza Baur due to drunken violence after 7 years of marriage

Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne

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1955-08-09 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (22) divorces socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann after more than a year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1960-06-14 Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

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1964-07-28 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1968-08-16 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1968-12-18 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1974-05-06 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1974-09-13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

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1978-05-01 Actress and model Bianca Jagger files for divorce from Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger after 7 years of marriage on the grounds of his adultery with model Jerry Hall

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1979-02-26 Actor Max Von Sydow (49) divorces actress Christina Olin after 28 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1980-10-06 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1984-09-14 Film director John Carpenter (36) and actress Adrienne Barbeau (39) divorce after 5 years of marriage

Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1984-12-20 Actress Kate Jackson (36) divorces business executive David Greenwald after 2 years of marriage

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1985-01-07 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) divorces fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) only 4 months after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1987-07-14 Actor Michael Biehn (30) divorces actress Carlene Olson (32) after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1989-02-16 actress Jane Fonda & activist Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

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1989-03-01 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) divorces actress Catherine Hickland (33) after nearly 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1990-01-29 Actor Michael Keaton (38) divorces actress Caroline McWilliams (44) after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1992-04-12 Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

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1992-06-30 Actress Natasha Richardson (29) divorces producer Robert Fox (39) after a year of marriage

  • 1994-07-07 Actress Diane Lane files for divorce from Christopher Lambert

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1996-02-22 Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice

Actress Halle Berry
Actress
Halle Berry
MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
  • 1997-06-25 "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage
  • 1998-02-28 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (31) divorces Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (35) after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1999-12-16 Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 2000-05-25 Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage
  • 2000-09-22 Actress Patsy Kensit (32) divorces Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (28) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2000-10-18 Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

Actress Demi Moore
Actress
Demi Moore
Actor Bruce Willis
Actor
Bruce Willis
  • 2001-05-22 Actress and former fitness guru Jane Fonda (63) divorces CNN founder Ted Turner (62) due to irretrievably broken marriage 10 years after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2001-07-16 "Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis Quaid (46) after 9 years of marriage

Actress Meg Ryan
Actress
Meg Ryan

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2001-12-13 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet
  • 2002-03-01 "12 Angry Men" actor Edward James Olmos (55) divorces "Sopranos" actress Lorraine Bracco (47) after 8 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2002-10-15 Comedian Tom Green (30) divorces actress Drew Barrymore (26) due to irreconcilable differences after less than a year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2003-05-27 Actress Angelina Jolie (26) divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton (47) due to irreconcilable differences

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2004-03-30 "Alias" actress Jennifer Garner (30) divorces actor Scott Foley (30) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2004-04-26 Model-actress Deborah Falconer (38) divorces actor Robert Downey Jr (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 12 years of marriage

  • 2004-04-27 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry files for divorce from her second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, six months after the couple separated
  • 2004-05-12 Model and actress Ali Landry divorces (30) "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to infidelity only less than 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2004-06-10 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2004-10-07 Actress Andie MacDowell (46) divorces businessman Rhett Hartzog (45) after nearly three years of marriage
  • 2005-03-01 Former Full House actor John Stamos (41) divorces X-Men actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (31) after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2005-03-25 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
Actress Jennifer Aniston
Actress
Jennifer Aniston
  • 2005-12-20 Actress Renee Zellweger (36) annuls her marriage to country-music singer Kenny Chesney (37) citing fraud, after 4 months of marriage
  • 2006-04-20 Actor-writer Charlie Shanian (39) divorces former Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Tori Spelling (32) only 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding
  • 2006-05-06 "Dallas" actress Victoria Principal (56) divorces plastic surgeon Harry Glassman (63) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 21 years of marriage
  • 2006-07-26 Former Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff (54) divorces actress and singer Pamela Bach (42) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 years of marriage
  • 2006-11-27 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-11-27 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

Actress Selma Blair
Actress
Selma Blair
  • 2006-12-22 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sandra Oh (35) divorces Oscar-winning Sideways director Alexander Payne (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage
  • 2006-12-29 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage
  • 2007-02-06 "Married ... With Children" actor David Faustino (32) divorces actress Andrea Elmer Faustino (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-02-20 Baywatch actress Carmen Electra (34) divorces rocker Dave Navarro (39) due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-04-11 "Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • 2007-05-31 Actress Billie Piper and radio DJ Chris Evans divorce after 6 years of marriage
  • 2007-06-27 Former Playboy playmate and Baywatch actress Donna D'Errico (38) divorces Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-08-10 Actor Johnathon Schaech (37) divorces actress Christina Applegate (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-10-05 Actress Reese Witherspoon (30) divorces actor Ryan Phillippe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-10-22 Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson (40) divorces actress Kate Hudson (28) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly six years of marriage

Actress Kate Hudson
Actress
Kate Hudson
  • 2007-12-17 Actor Dermot Mulroney (44) divorces actress Catherine Keener (48) due to irreconcilable differences after 17 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2007-12-20 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • 2008-02-22 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (40) divorces Rick Salomon (39) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 months after getting married
  • 2008-12-01 "CSI" actress Marg Helgenberger (50) divorces actor Alan Rosenberg (58) due to irreconcilable differences after 19 years of marriage
  • 2009-03-20 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (37) divorces actress Harmoni Everett (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage
  • 2009-06-05 "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (27) divorces actor Josh Janowicz (27) after three years of marriage
  • 2009-06-19 "Malcolm in the Middle" actress Jane Kaczmarek (53) divorces actor Bradley Whitford (49) after 16 years of marriage
  • 2009-07-06 Actress Rachael Bella (25) divorces "Terminator 2" actor Eddie Furlong (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-03-31 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage

  • 2010-04-02 "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-06-28 Academy award winning actress Sandra Bullock (45) divorces "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (40) due to conflict of personalities after nearly 5 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 1,605

  • 1698-05-15 Marie Champmeslé, French actress (b. 1642)
  • 1713-11-07 Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
  • 1723-12-01 Susanna Centlivre, English dramatist and actress
  • 1730-03-20 Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (b. 1692)
  • 1730-10-23 Anne Oldfield, English actress (b. 1683)
  • 1756-02-25 Eliza Haywood, English actress and writer (b. 1693)
  • 1803-02-20 Marie Dumesnil, French actress (b. 1713)
  • 1811-12-08 Eliza Poe, English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe (b. 1787)
  • 1816-07-03 Dorothea Jordan, French actress/mistress (William IV), dies at 65
  • 1821-08-01 Elizabeth Inchbald (Simpson), actress/author (Lady Abbess), dies at 68
  • 1827-04-23 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, actress (Phaedra/Lady MacBeth), dies at 65
  • 1831-06-08 Sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75
  • 1858-01-03 Rachel, [Elisabeth Rachel-Félix], Fr singer/actress (Muse), dies at 36
  • 1875-12-10 Otogaki Rengetsu, zen nun/benefactress of Tessai, dies at about 84
  • 1880-08-15 Adelaide Neilson, English stage actress (Julia-The Hunchback), dies while horse riding at 32
  • 1885-09-30 Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60
  • 1888-03-27 Agnes Windeck, German actress, born in Hamburg (d. 1975)
  • 1889-05-18 Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
  • 1890-11-22 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress, dies at 77
  • 1893-01-15 Fanny Kemble, British actress and author (b. 1809)
  • 1899-11-19 [Maria] Catharina Beersmans, Belgian actress (Medea), dies at 55
  • 1902-02-15 Wilhelmina JR Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, dies at 68
  • 1903-02-15 Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress, dies at 69
  • 1906-10-21 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55
  • 1908-01-10 Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65
  • 1909-03-12 Johanna "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Bruno Gerlach, dies at 34
  • 1909-04-09 Helena Modrzejewska, Polish-American actress (b. 1840)
  • 1916-01-08 Ada Rehan, Irish-born American actress (b. 1860)
  • 1917-10-13 Florence La Badie, American actress
  • 1917-10-17 Maria J "Marie" Bakker, actress/wife of Maarten Stranger, dies at 59
  • 1918-08-12 Anna Held, Polish-born actress and stage performer (b. 1872)
  • 1918-10-22 Myrtle Gonzalez, American film and stage actress (b. 1891)
  • 1919-04-18 Enny Vrede, [Maria M Muller], Dutch actress, drowns at 35
  • 1921-10-17 Katherine Griffith, actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45
  • 1923-03-26 Sarah Bernhardt, [Henriette], actress (Queen Elizabeth), dies at 77
  • 1924-04-21 Eleanora Duse, Italian actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
  • 1925-03-13 Lucille Ricksen, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 1925-08-05 Jennie Lee (actor), American actress (b. 1848)
  • 1926-01-30 Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1926-09-09 Greta Lobo-Braakensiek, Dutch actress in railway accident
  • 1927-06-14 Johanna C P Barbiers, actress (Voddenraper of Paris), dies at 79
  • 1928-01-27 Marie Verstraete, actress (Frou-Frou/Nora), dies at 74
  • 1928-07-21 Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
  • 1929-02-12 Lillie Langtry, British singer and actress (b. 1853)
  • 1929-07-02 Gladys Brockwell, actress (Oliver Twist), dies at 34
  • 1929-08-02 Mae Costello, American actress (b. 1882)
  • 1929-09-15 Sara Amsel, Indon/Dutch actress/wife of Carel van Hoisted, dies at 58
  • 1929-10-03 Jeanne Eagels, actress (The Letter), dies at 35
  • 1930-02-23 Mabel Normand, actress/director (Extra Girl), dies at 35
  • 1930-04-21 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79
  • 1931-01-22 Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)
  • 1931-11-27 Lya De Putti, Hungarian actress (b. 1899)
  • 1932-02-15 Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), dies at 66
  • 1932-11-04 Belle Bennett, actress (Iron Mask), dies at 41
  • 1932-11-27 Evelyn Preer, American actress and singer (b. 1896)
  • 1933-08-28 Helen Dunbar, American actress (b. 1863)
  • 1933-10-05 Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35
  • 1933-10-25 Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
  • 1933-11-05 Texas Guinan, American saloon keeper, actress, and musician (b. 1884)
  • 1934-05-29 Eugenie Besserer, actress (Anna Christie, Madame X), dies at 65

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1934-07-28 Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer

  • 1934-09-18 Marie Shotwell, actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
  • 1935-03-23 Florence Moore, American actress (b. 1886)
  • 1935-11-05 Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71
  • 1935-11-25 Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (After 30 Years), dies at 72
  • 1935-12-16 Thelma Todd, actress (Horse Feathers, Bohemian Girl), dies of 30
  • 1936-10-23 (Marie) Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Bitter Pill), dies at 80
  • 1937-01-21 Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)
  • 1937-02-03 Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (b. 1887)
  • 1937-09-02 Esther de Farmer-of Rich, actress (Kniertje-On hope of blessing), dies
  • 1937-09-15 Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48
  • 1938-02-18 Alida JM Tartaud-Little, actress (Rotterdam Stage), dies at 64
  • 1938-08-04 Pearl White, US actress/stunt woman (Perils of Pauline), dies at 49
  • 1938-09-19 Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
  • 1938-12-28 Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48
  • 1939-04-18 Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88
  • 1939-10-28 Alice Brady, American actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46
  • 1940-04-09 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies
  • 1940-08-31 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58
  • 1940-09-25 Marguerite Clark, American silent film actress (Snow White), dies at 57
  • 1940-12-25 Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42
  • 1941-03-17 Marguerite Nichols, American actress (b. 1895)
  • 1941-05-12 Ruth Stonehouse, silent film actress and director, dies at 48
  • 1941-10-09 Helen Morgan, American singer/actress, dies of liver ailment at 41
  • 1942-01-03 Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70
  • 1942-01-16 Carole Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, To Be or Not to Be), dies in a plane crash at 33
  • 1942-09-28 Eva Thatcher, American actress, dies at 80
  • 1942-10-20 May Robson, actress (Star is Born, Reckless), dies at 84
  • 1943-02-14 Dora Gerson, German actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (b. 1899)
  • 1943-09-28 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, dies at 53
  • 1944-02-04 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (b. 1867)
  • 1944-05-30 Jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79
  • 1944-07-20 Mildred Harris, American actress (b. 1901)
  • 1944-12-13 Lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34
  • 1945-03-04 Lucille La Verne, American actress (b. 1872)
  • 1946-01-16 Johanna HC Albregt, actress/wife of Henri Dons (Paradise), dies at 71
  • 1946-08-26 Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887)
  • 1946-09-16 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), dies at 63
  • 1946-09-21 Olga Engl, Austrian actress (b. 1971)
  • 1946-10-08 Rose Melville, American stage actress (Sis Hopkins) dies at 73