On This Day

August 2000 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 30 57th Venice Film Festival: "Dayereh" directed by Jafar Panahi wins Golden Lion

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 13 Jaemin [Na Jae-min], South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, (NCT; NCT Dream), and actor (Method To Hate You), born in Jeonju, South Korea

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 12 "Saturday Night Live" actor-comedian Will Ferrell (33) weds Swedish actress Viveca Paulin (31)
  • Aug 23 "7th Heaven" actor Ed Begley Jr. (51) weds actress Rachelle Carson (40) in Las Vegas

Patrick Stewart

Aug 25 "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles


Deaths in Film & TV

Alec Guinness

Aug 5 Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), dies of liver cancer at 86

  • Aug 9 Nicholas Markowitz, American teenager kidnapped and murdered by Jesse James Hollywood at 15

Loretta Young

Aug 12 Loretta Young, American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), dies of ovarian cancer at 87

  • Aug 14 John Milford, American actor (Command & Conquer: Red Alert, Homefront), dies at 72
  • Aug 19 Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)
  • Aug 31 Patricia Owens, Canadian actress (b. 1925)