August 2003 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 27 60th Venice Film Festival: "The Return" directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev wins Golden Lion

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 18 Max Charles, American actor (The Amazing Spider-Man; The Neighbors), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 28 Lexi Underwood, American actress and singer (Cruel Summer), born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • Aug 28 Quvenzhan√© Wallis, American actress (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Annie), born in Houma, Louisiana

Weddings in Film & TV

Geraldo Rivera

Aug 10 American "Fox News" correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds fifth wife, American former "Rivera Live" producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue

Leni Riefenstahl

Aug 22 Film director Leni Riefenstahl (101) weds cinematographer Horst Kettner (59)

Julianne Moore

Aug 23 "The Hours" actress Julianne Moore (42) weds "The Myth of Fingerprints" director Bart Freundlich (33) in New York

Amy Poehler

Aug 29 Comedian Amy Poehler (31) marries fellow comedian Will Arnett (33)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Marie Trintignant, French actress (b. 1962)
  • Aug 2 Don Estelle [Ronald Edwards], British actor and singer ("It Ain't Half Hot Mum"), dies at 70
  • Aug 2 Mike Levey, American TV infomercials host, dies of cancer at 55
  • Aug 4 Anthony Bloom, Russian clergyman, broadcaster and writer (Metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church for Great Britain and Ireland), dies at 89
  • Aug 9 Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer (White Nights; Taps), dies of liver cancer at 57
  • Aug 9 Jacques Deray, French film director (b. 1929)
  • Aug 22 Imperio Argentina [Mar√≠a Magdalena Nile], Argentinian-Spanish singer and actress, dies at 92
  • Aug 27 Jinx Falkenburg [Eugenia], American actress and well-known US cover-girl model throughout 1930s-40s, dies at 84
  • Aug 29 Michel Constantin, French film actor, dies at 79

Charles Bronson (1921-2003)

Aug 30 American actor (Magnificent Seven, Death Wish, The Dirty Dozen), dies at 81 [1]