2000 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 23 57th Golden Globes: American Beauty, Denzel Washington, & Hilary Swank win
  • Jan 30 16th Sundance Film Festival: "Girlfight" and "You Can Count on Me" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 9 50th Berlin International Film Festival: "Magnolia" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 31st NAACP Image Awards: "The Best Man" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 10 16th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • Mar 25 20th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Wild Wild West" wins
  • Mar 26 72nd Academy Awards: "American Beauty", Kevin Spacey & Hilary Swank win
  • Apr 2 WrestleMania XVI, Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, CA: Triple H beats The Rock, Mick Foley and The Big Show in a 4-way elimination match for the WWF Heavyweight tile
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Film & TV Awards in 2000

  • Jan 9 26th People's Choice Awards: Harrison Ford & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Drew Carey & Calista Flockhart win (TV)
  • Jan 23 57th Golden Globes: American Beauty, Denzel Washington, & Hilary Swank win
  • Jan 30 16th Sundance Film Festival: "Girlfight" and "You Can Count on Me" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 9 50th Berlin International Film Festival: "Magnolia" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 31st NAACP Image Awards: "The Best Man" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 10 16th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • Mar 25 20th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Wild Wild West" wins
  • Mar 26 72nd Academy Awards: "American Beauty", Kevin Spacey & Hilary Swank win
  • Apr 9 53rd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "American Beauty" Best Film, Pedro Almodovar Best Director
  • May 14 46th British Academy Television Awards: "The League of Gentlemen" Best Comedy, "The Cops" Best Drama
  • May 25 53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Bj√∂rk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jul 20 33rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 30 57th Venice Film Festival: "Dayereh" directed by Jafar Panahi wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 10 52nd Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Will & Grace, James Gandolfini & Sela Ward win
  • Sep 16 25th Toronto International Film Festival: "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" directed by Ang Lee wins the People's Choice Award

Actors and Actresses Born in 2000

  • Jan 4 Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 10 Yara Shahidi, American actress (Black-ish), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 21 Jace Norman, American actor (Henry Danger), born in Corrales, New Mexico
  • Apr 11 Milly Alcock, Australian actress (The House of the Dragon), born in Sydney, Australia
  • May 2 Angel Sy, Filipina child actor, born in Bulacan, Philippines

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Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (21) weds cinematographer Robert Brinkmann (38)
  • Apr 22 NFL football player Emmitt Smith (31) weds Miss Virginia USA beauty queen Patricia Southall (29)
  • May 5 Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (24) weds actor Billy Bob Thornton (44) at The Little Church of The West Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Divorces in Film & TV

  • May 25 Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage
  • Sep 22 Actress Patsy Kensit (32) divorces Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (28) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage
  • Oct 18 Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

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