September 2003 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 13 28th Toronto International Film Festival: "Zatoichi" directed by Takeshi Kitano wins the People's Choice Award

Emmy Awards

Sep 21 55th Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Gandolfini & Edie Falco wins

  • Sep 23 Crime drama "NCIS" starring Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherley, Pauley Perrette and David McCallum premieres on CBS in the US

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 30 Bella Ramsey, English actress (Games of Thrones, The Last of Us), born in Nottingham, England

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Sep 20 "Will & Grace" actress Megan Mullally (44) weds actor Nick Offerman (32) in Los Angeles
  • Sep 25 Prince of Venice and Piedmont Emanuele Filiberto (31) weds French actress Clotilde Courau (34) at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome

Divorces in Film & TV

Halle Berry

Sep 27 American actress Halle Berry announces her separation from second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 (Arlington) Rand Brooks, American actor (Gone With The Wind; Rin Tin Tin), dies of cancer at 84
  • Sep 5 Gisele MacKenzie [LaFl├Ęche], Canadian singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), dies at 76
  • Sep 6 Harry Goz, American musical theatre actor and voice actor, dies at 71
  • Sep 8 Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian actress (Caillou; 15/Love), dies in a car crash at 17

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl (1902-2003)

Sep 8 German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), dies in her sleep at 101

  • Sep 9 Larry Hovis, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Sep 11 John Ritter, American actor and comedian (Three's Company, It, 8 Simple Rules), dies of an aortic dissection at 54
  • Sep 17 Erich Hallhuber, German actor (b. 1951)
  • Sep 20 Gordon Mitchell [Charles Allen Pendleton], American actor and bodybuilder (Sinbad), dies a 80
  • Sep 22 Gordon Jump, American actor (WKRP in Cincinnati - "Arthur Carlson"; Growing Pains - "Ed"; Maytag Repairman), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 71
  • Sep 24 Lyle Bettger, American actor (The Greatest Show on Earth, Lone Ranger), dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Anthony Durante, American professional wrestler, dies at 36
  • Sep 25 George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
  • Sep 27 Donald O'Connor, American dancer and actor (Singin' in the Rain), dies at 78
  • Sep 28 Elia Kazan [Elias Kazantzoglou], Greek-American Tony and Academy Award-winning stage and screen director (A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront; East of Eden), dies at 94