April 1977 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Apr 20 "Annie Hall", directed by Woody Allen and starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1978)

Actor, Screenwriter and Director Woody Allen
Actor, Screenwriter and Director
Woody Allen
Actress Diane Keaton
Actress
Diane Keaton
  • Apr 30 Wrestler "Superstar" Billy Graham beats Bruno Sammartino in Baltimore, to become WWF champion

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Jelena Abbou, Serbian fitness model, born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
  • Apr 2 Michael Fassbender, Irish-German actor (Shame, X-Men), born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg
  • Apr 2 Aiden Turner, Irish actor (The Hobbit-Kili), born in Clondalkin, Dublin
  • Apr 4 Stephen Mulhern, English TV presenter, born in Stratford, London
  • Apr 7 Silvana Arias, Peruvian actress
  • Apr 10 Claudia Delpin, Miss Chile Universe (1997)
  • Apr 12 Sarah Jane Morris, American actress (Brothers & Sisters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Apr 12 Jordana Spiro, American actress, born in Manhattan, New York

Person of interestSarah Michelle Gellar

Apr 14 Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress (Kendall-All My Children, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 16 Alek Wek, Sudanese supermodel, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • Apr 20 Jon Hugger, American professional wrestler, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Person of interestJohn Cena

Apr 23 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

Person of interestKal Penn

Apr 23 Kal Penn, American actor (Dr. Lawrence Kutner-House, The Namesake) and civil servant, born in Montclair, New Jersey

Actor Kal Penn
Actor
Kal Penn

Person of interestJohn Oliver

Apr 23 John Oliver, English comedian (The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver), born in Birmingham, West Midlands

Comedian John Oliver
Comedian
John Oliver
  • Apr 25 Jonathan Angel, actor (Tommy Delucca-Saved By The Bell), born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 25 Marguerite Moreau, actress (Connie-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3)
  • Apr 26 Jason Earles, American actor
  • Apr 26 Tom Welling, American actor
  • Apr 27 Jerry Trainor, American actor (Drake & Josh, iCarly), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 29 Rocío Carrasco, Spanish TV host and socialite
  • Apr 30 Pell James, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 7 Businessman Donald Trump (30) weds his first wife Czech model Ivana Zelníčková (28) at the Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 8 Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71
  • Apr 11 Jacques Prévert, French poet and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • Apr 17 Marjorie Gateson, actress (One Man's Family), dies at 86
  • Apr 20 Bryan Foy, director/writer, dies at 80
  • Apr 27 Stanley Adams, American actor (Star Trek, Breakfast at Tiffany's), commits suicide at 61
  • Apr 28 Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), dies at 76