On This Day

September 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Appears on tv showTelevision 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 "The Accidental Tourist" actress Geena Davis (45) weds Iranian American plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Jarrahy
  • Sep 1 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Nicholas Brendon (30) weds Tressa Di Figlia in Carlsbad

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Anne Heche
Anne Heche

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 29 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Troy Donahue, American actor (Hawaiian Eye), dies at 65
  • Sep 3 Pauline Kael, American film critic (b. 1919)
  • 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 Spede Pasanen, Finnish film director and comedian, dies at 71
  • Sep 7 Billie Lou Watt, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Sep 11 David Angell, American sitcom creator (b. 1946)
  • 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 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