September 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Television Premiere

Sep 9 "Band of Brothers" based on book by Stephen E. Ambrose, created by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks premieres, then most expensive miniseries ever made

Film & TV History

Sep 10 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan is awarded Actor of the Century at the Alexandria Film Festival

  • Sep 15 26th Toronto International Film Festival: "Amelie" directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet wins the People's Choice Award

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 Kaia Gerber, American model and daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford, born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Nicholas Brendon (30) weds Tressa Di Figlia in Carlsbad

Anne Heche

Sep 1 "Six Days Seven Nights" actress Anne Heche (32) weds American cameraman Coleman Laffoon in Los Angeles, California; divorce 2009

  • Sep 1 "The Accidental Tourist" actress Geena Davis (45) weds Iranian American plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Jarrahy

Jennifer Lopez

Sep 29 American singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer-choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California; divorce in 2004

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Troy Donahue, American actor (Hawaiian Eye), dies at 65
  • Sep 3 Pauline Kael, American film critic (NY Times), dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Thuy Trang, Vietnamese-American actress (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), dies at 27
  • Sep 5 Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips) and humorist, dies at 87
  • Sep 7 Billie Lou Watt, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Sep 7 Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, dies at 71
  • Sep 11 Berinthia "Berry" Berenson, American photographer, actress, model, and widow of actor Anthony Perkins, dies on American Airlines Flight 11 in the 9/11 attacks at 53
  • Sep 11 David Angell, American sitcom creator (Frazier), dies aboard a plane in a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center at 55
  • Sep 12 Victor Wong [Yee Keung Victor Wong], American actor (Big Trouble in Little China), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Sep 13 Dorothy McGuire, American actress (Gentlemen's Agreement, Old Yeller, Summer Magic), dies of cardiac arrest following a short illness at 85
  • Sep 15 Fred de Cordova, American film and TV producer (Tonight Show), dies at 90
  • Sep 16 Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer and co-founder of American International Pictures, dies at 83