On This Day

October 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Oct 2 "Scrubs", starring Zach Braff as Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, premieres on NBC

Actor Zach Braff
Actor
Zach Braff

Film release premierFilm Release

Oct 28 The indie cult hit "Donnie Darko", starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is released


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 14 Rowan Blanchard, American actress (Girl Meets World) and activist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 18 Annelise Manojlovic, English actress

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 5 F1 racing driver Ralf Schumacher (26) weds former model Cora Brinkmann at the church of Maria Plain in Salzburg, Austria

Formula 1 Driver Ralf Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Ralf Schumacher
  • Oct 14 Actor Breckin Meyer (27) weds "Can't Hardly Wait" director Deborah Kaplan in Malibu

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 20 Actor Johnathon Schaech (32) weds actress Christina Applegate (29) at the three-acre Cree Estate in Palm Springs, California


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)
  • Oct 7 Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (b. 1955)
  • Oct 7 Polly Rowles, American actress (Sweet Liberty, Jamie), dies at 87
  • Oct 9 Dagmar [Virginia Ruth Egnor], American actress, model, and television personality (Broadway's Open House), dies at 79
  • Oct 9 Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927)