On This Day

April 2002 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 21 48th British Academy Television Awards: "The Sketch Show" Best Comedy, "Cold Feet" Best Drama

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 11 Alexa Gerasimovich, American actress (World Trade Center), born in NYC, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 13 "Law & Order" actor Benjamin Bratt (38) weds actress-model Talisa Soto (35) in San Francisco, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Jack Kruschen, Canadian character actor (The Apartment, Busting Loose), dies at 80
  • Apr 4 Harry L. O'Connor, Czech film stuntman
  • Apr 7 John Agar, American actor (Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache), dies at 81
  • Apr 8 María Félix, Mexican actress (Doña Bárbara), dies at 88
  • Apr 16 Robert Urich, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Apr 18 Wahoo McDaniel, American football player & professional wrestler, dies at 63
  • Apr 25 Michael Bryant, British actor (Sakharov, Girly), dies at 74
Professional Wrestler Lou Thesz
Professional Wrestler
Lou Thesz
  • Apr 29 Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), dies at 88