On This Day

June 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 3 55th Tony Awards: "The Producers" and "Proof" win

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Jun 3 TV drama "Six Feet Under" created by Alan Ball, starring Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall and Frances Conroy premieres on HBO

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 15 Indian epic "Laagan" directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, starring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh premieres

Actor and Director Aamir Khan
Actor and Director
Aamir Khan

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 18 "The Fast and the Furious" film directed by Rob Cohen starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez premieres

Actor Paul Walker
Actor
Paul Walker
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, Producer and Screenwriter
Vin Diesel

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 29 "A.I. Artificial Intelligence", directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law and Frances O'Connor, is released


Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 3 Writer and actress Tina Fey (31) weds "Saturday Night Live" composer Jeff Richmond (40) on a Greek Orthodox ceremony at The Merion Tribute House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • Jun 9 "Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 2 Imogene Coca, American comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl), dies at 92
  • Jun 3 Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), dies from complications of throat cancer at 86
  • Jun 4 Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), dies at 73
  • Jun 15 Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909)
  • Jun 19 John Heyer, Australian documentary filmmaker (b. 1916)
  • Jun 21 Carroll O'Connor, American actor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Jun 21 Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (b. 1942)
  • Jun 23 Corinne Calvet, French actress (Phantom of Hollywood, Apache Uprising), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 76
  • Jun 26 Soccer (dog actor) (b. 1988)

Person of interestJack Lemmon

Jun 27 Jack Lemmon, American actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), dies of colon cancer and metastatic cancer of the bladder at 76

  • Jun 28 Joan Sims, British actress ("Carry on" films, As Time Goes By), dies from liver failure and diverticulitis at 71