September 2004 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 61st Venice Film Festival: "Vera Drake" directed by Mike Leigh wins Golden Lion

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 10 "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis and starring Don Cheadle and Sandra Bullock premieres at the Toronto Film Festival (Best Picture 2006)

  • Sep 19 56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader & Allison Janney win
  • Sep 22 "Lost" created by J.J. Abrams and starring Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly debuts on ABC in the US

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 "Baywatch" actress Gena Lee Nolin (32) weds NHL hockey player Cale Hulse (30) at the Royal Palms Resort in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 24 Former "Baywatch" actor Michael Bergin (35) weds makeup artist Joy Tilk (34) at Hanalei Bay Resort in Kauai, Hawaii

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 25 Academy Award winning actor Kevin Costner (49) weds model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner (30) at his 165-acre ranch in Aspen, Colorado


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916)
  • Sep 18 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 82
  • Sep 21 Bob Mason, British actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 22 Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • Sep 26 Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969)
  • Sep 30 Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)
  • Sep 30 Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)