April 2004 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 18 50th British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Buried" Best Drama

CMT Music Awards

Apr 21 38th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith, Shania Twain & Kenny Chesney win

Music Concert

Apr 21 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, and Little Jimmy Scott

Film Release

Apr 30 "Mean Girls", teen comedy film released starring Lindsay Lohan and written by Tina Fey


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Actress Jill Whelan (38) weds Michael Chaykowsky aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ali Landry

Apr 24 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) weds TV personality Mario Lopez (30) at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • Apr 29 "Gentlemen's Agreement" Oscar Best Supporting Actress Celeste Holm (87) weds opera singer Frank Basile (41) in Manhattan

Divorces in Film & TV

Robert Downey Jr

Apr 26 Model-actress Deborah Falconer (38) divorces actor Robert Downey Jr (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 12 years of marriage

Halle Berry

Apr 27 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry files for divorce from her second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, six months after the couple separated


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Carrie Snodgress, American actress (Diary of Mad Housewife), dies at 58
  • Apr 7 Victor Argo, American actor, dies at 69
  • Apr 10 Donna Michele, American actress (Beach Blanket Bingo) and Playboy playmate (Dec, 1963), dies at 58
  • Apr 13 Caron Keating, British television presenter, dies at 41
  • Apr 14 Micheline Charest, French Canadian television producer (b. 1953)
  • Apr 17 Soundarya, Indian actress (b. 1971)
  • Apr 17 [Andrew] Bruce Boa, Canadian actor (The Empire Strikes Back), dies of cancer at 73
  • Apr 18 Frances Rafferty, American WWII pin-up girl, dancer and actress (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood), dies at 81
  • Apr 25 Albert Paulsen, Ecuadorian-American actor (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Doctors' Hospital), dies at 78