August 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

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Aug 3 The Princess Diaries, starring Anne Hathaway in her film debut, is released

Actress Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 27 Angelina Jolie is named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva

  • Aug 29 58th Venice Film Festival: "Monsoon Wedding" directed by Mira Nair wins Golden Lion

Weddings in Film & TV

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 4 "James Bond" actor Pierce Brosnan (49) weds TV host and journalist Keely Shaye Smith (37) at the 785-year-old Ballintubber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland

  • Aug 4 "Northern Exposure" actor Joshua Morrow (27) weds Tobe Keeney
  • Aug 10 "Dixie Chick's" Martie Maguire (31) weds actor Gareth Maguire in Kailua, Hawaii

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Christopher Hewett, British actor (b. 1922)
  • Aug 4 Lorenzo Music, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Aug 6 Dorothy Tutin, English actress (b. 1930)
  • Aug 20 Kim Stanley [Patricia Reid], American actress (Frances), dies at 76
  • Aug 23 Kathleen Freeman, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Aug 24 Jane Greer, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Aug 25 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22
  • Aug 25 Philippe LĂ©otard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • Aug 29 Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (b. 1926)