On This Day

Year 2005 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 3 Craig Ferguson becomes the host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 9 31st People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Julia Roberts win (Motion Picture) and Matt LeBlanc & Marg Helgenberger win (TV)

  • Jan 10 10th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: "Sideways" wins Best Film

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 16 62nd Golden Globes: "The Aviator", Leonardo DiCaprio and Hilary Swank win

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Jan 23 "Numbers", starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, debuts on CBS

  • Jan 30 21st Sundance Film Festival: "Forty Shades of Blue", directed by Ira Sachs, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 3 51st National Film Awards (India): "Shwaas" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Feb 10 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 12 58th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Aviator" Best Film, Mike Leigh Best Director
  • Feb 15 YouTube, Internet site on which videos may be shared and viewed by others, is launched in the United States

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 16 The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar
  • Feb 22 19th Soap Opera Digest Awards - "General Hospital" wins
  • Feb 26 25th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Catwoman" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Feb 27 77th Academy Awards: "Million Dollar Baby", Jamie Foxx & Hilary Swank win

Actress Hilary Swank
Actress
Hilary Swank
Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 13 Bob Iger is named CEO of Walt Disney International, succeeding Michael Eisner

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger
CEO of The Walt Disney Company
Bob Iger

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 18 "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" premieres on the Disney Channel, starring Dylan and Cole Sprouse


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 24 US version of "The Office" created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, developed by Greg Daniels, starring Steve Carell and John Krasinski premieres on NBC

Comedian Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais
  • Mar 25 36th NAACP Image Awards: "Ray" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 26 "Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Mar 27 TV medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" created by Shonda Rhimes starring Ellen Pompeo and Sandra Oh debuts on ABC

TV Producer Shonda Rhimes
TV Producer
Shonda Rhimes
Actress Ellen Pompeo
Actress
Ellen Pompeo

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 3 WrestleMania XXI, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: Batista defeats Triple H; John Cena beats John "Bradshaw" Layfield

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
  • Apr 17 51st British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Sex Traffic" Best Drama

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 15 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

  • May 19 TV political comedy "The Thick of It" created by Armando Iannucci, starring Peter Capaldi and Chris Langham premieres on BBC 4
  • May 22 58th Cannes Film Festival: "The Child" directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne wins the Palme d'Or

Film release premierFilm Release

May 27 DreamWorks computer-animated film "Madagascar" with voices by Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith is released.

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 15 "Batman Begins", directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Katie Holmes goes on wide release

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 18 David Tennant's first appearance as the Tenth Doctor in BBC "Doctor Who" episode "The Parting of the Ways"

  • Jul 13 TV police procedural "The Closer" debuts on TNT starring Kyra Sedgwick
  • Jul 14 38th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 15 "Wedding Crashers", starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, premieres

  • Aug 31 62nd Venice Film Festival: "Brokeback Mountain" directed by Ang Lee wins Golden Lion

Film release premierFilm Release

Sep 11 "Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Actress Keira Knightley
Actress
Keira Knightley
Novelist Jane Austen
Novelist
Jane Austen
  • Sep 12 Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 12 Mark Messier announces on ESPN radio that he will retire from the NHL

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 13 "Supernatural" debuts on The WB starring Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki - longest-running North American fantasy series

  • Sep 18 57th Emmy Awards: Lost, Everybody Loves Raymond, James Spader & Patricia Arquette win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 20 Model Kate Moss is dropped by clothing chain H&M after allegations of drug taking

Supermodel Kate Moss
Supermodel
Kate Moss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 17 "The Colbert Report" hosted by Stephen Colbert first airs on US TV

Comedian and TV Host Stephen Colbert
Comedian and TV Host
Stephen Colbert
  • Oct 21 52nd National Film Awards (India): "Page 3" wins the Golden Lotus

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 6 "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", the 4th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres in London. Goes on to become most successful film of the year, earning almost US$ 900 million.

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 22 32nd American Music Awards: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 4 U.S. debut of the first part of two-part TV biopic miniseries "Pope John Paul II" on CBS

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Dec 7 U.S. debut of the second part of two-part TV biopic miniseries "Pope John Paul II" on CBS

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 9 "Brokeback Mountain" film released, directed by Ang Lee, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, based on story by Annie Proulx


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 8 Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 22 Businessman and "The Apprentice" host Donald Trump (58) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida

US First Lady and Model Melania Trump
US First Lady and Model
Melania Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jan 29 "New York Mets" catcher Mike Piazza (36) weds former "Baywatch" actress Alicia Rickter (32) at St. Jude Catholic Church in Miami, Florida
  • Feb 20 "Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City
  • Apr 16 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (23) weds actor Chad Michael Murray (24) at Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California
  • May 7 "Growing Pains" actress Alan Thicke (58) weds model Tanya Callau at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

LoveWedding of Interest

May 9 Oscar-winning actress Renée Zellweger (36) weds country-music heartthrob singer Kenny Chesney (37) on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands

LoveWedding of Interest

May 10 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) weds British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) in Costa Careyes, Mexico

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Supermodel
Heidi Klum
Musician & Songwriter Seal
Musician & Songwriter
Seal
  • May 12 "La Femme Nikita" actress Anne Parillaud (45) weds musician Jean-Michel Jarre (56) in Paris
  • May 14 The Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Jason Priestley (35) weds British makeup artist Naomi Lowde at the One & Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas
  • May 18 Television presenter and former Miss Germany Verona Feldbusch (37) weds German entrepreneur Franjo Pooth at the San Diego Court House in San Diego, California
  • May 21 "Second Time Around" actor Boris Kodjoe (32) weds "Soul Food" actress Nicole Ari Parker (34) in Gundelfingen, Germany
  • May 22 "Alias" actor Kevin Weisman (34) weds Jodi Tanowitz at Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, California

LoveWedding of Interest

May 28 Politician Justin Trudeau (33) weds tv host Sophie Grégoire (30) in a Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau
  • Jun 1 "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 3 Earl of Mornington, Arthur Wellesley (27) weds great-granddaughter of Lord Beaverbrook and model and make-up artist Jemma Kidd (30) in a seaside ceremony on the beach near Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados

1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley
1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister
Arthur Wellesley
  • Jun 5 "All My Children" cast members Alexa Havins (24) weds actor Justin Bruening (25) in a seaside ceremony held on Cinnamon Bay on the island of St. John
  • Jun 9 "Good Morning, Miami" actor Mark Feuerstein (34) weds TV writer/producer Dana Klein at The Four Seasons-Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jun 11 "Clueless" actress Alicia Silverstone (28) weds musician Christopher Jarecki in Lake Tahoe, California
  • Jun 16 "American Idol" singer Bo Bice (29) weds Caroline Fisher at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Alabama
  • Jun 22 "21 Jump Street" actress Holly Robinson Peete (40) weds former pro quarterback Rodney Peete (39) in an outdoor ceremony held at the Wynn Las Vegas resort
  • Jun 27 "The Young and The Restless" actress Melody Thomas Scott (49) weds supervising producer of the CBS daytime drama Edward J. Scott (60) for the second time in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 29 American actress Jennifer Garner (33) weds actor and film director Ben Affleck (32) at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Jun 29 "Access Hollywood" host Nancy O'Dell (39) weds business executive Keith Zubchevich (36) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • Jul 9 "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Diane Neal (28) weds Marcus Fitzgerald on a beach in the Dominican Republic
  • Jul 9 Former Beverly Hills 90210 actress Tiffani Thiessen (31) weds actor-artist Brady Smith (33) at a private estate in Montecito, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 16 Academy award winning actress Sandra Bullock (40) weds "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (36) at sunset on the grounds of The Folded Hills Ranch in Gaviota, California

  • Jul 17 Actor Ethan Embry (27) weds actress Sunny Mabrey (29)
  • Jul 21 Tennis star player Lleyton Hewitt (24) weds "Home and Away" TV actress Bec Cartwright (22) at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 30 Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph (49) weds Pennsylvania Senator Vincent Hughes (48) at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 6 Legendary Hollywood film producer Robert Evans (75) weds Lady Victoria White (42) at the One & Only Palmilla resort in Cabo San Lucas

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Aug 18 Model and former Playboy Playmate Kylie Bax (30) weds photographer Spiros Poros in Delos, Greece
  • Aug 20 "24" actress Sarah Wynter (32) weds "Details" magazine editor-in-chief Dan Peres in Sydney, Australia

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 27 Actor Robert Downey Jr (40) weds producer Susan Levin (31) at the Windy Dune Estat in Amagansett, New York

  • Sep 2 "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (43) weds director and writer Noah Baumbach (36) in Los Angeles
  • Sep 3 Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kevin Nealon (51) weds actress Susan Yeagley (33) inside the town hall in Bellagio, Italy
  • Sep 10 Glamour model Katie Price (27) weds 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (32) in Highclere Castle, Hampshire
  • Sep 10 Fashion model Jodie Kidd (26) weds entrepreneur Aidan Butler at St. Peter's Church in Twineham, West Sussex, England
  • Sep 10 "Coronation Street" actress Samia Ghadie (23) weds property developer Matthew Smith at St Philip's Church in Alderley Edge, Cheshire
  • Sep 10 British television presenter Kate Garraway (38) weds former political lobbyist Derek Draper (38) at St. Mary The Virgin parish church in London, England

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 24 Actor Ashton Kutcher (27) weds actress Demi Moore (42) in Beverly Hills, California

  • Sep 24 "30 Minute Meals" TV host Rachael Ray (37) weds "The Cringe" lead singer John Cusimano in Montalcino, Italy
  • Sep 24 "King of Queens" actor-comedian Patton Oswalt (36) weds writer Michelle McNamara in Los Angeles
  • Sep 25 "Gremlins" actor Zach Galligan (41) weds Ling-Ling Hu Ingerick at New York City's Yale Club in New York City
  • Oct 8 Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (34) weds "Joey" actor Ben Falcone (32) at the Oviatt Penthouse in Los Angeles
  • Oct 9 "The O.C." writer and talk show host Regis Philbin's daughter Jennifer Joy Philbin (31) weds NBC comedy series "The Office" writer Michael Schur (32) at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City
  • Oct 22 German film and television actress Uschi Glas (61) weds Dieter Hermann in Munich Palace
  • Oct 27 Grand Prix motorcycle road racer Fonsi Nieto (27) weds model Ariadne Artiles at Iglesia de San Miguel in Ibiza
  • Nov 11 Millionaire Nasir Khan weds "Footballers' Wives" actress Laila Rouass (34) in London
  • Nov 12 Businessman Donald Trump Jr. (27) weds model Vanessa Haydon at the Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Singer and actress Christina Aguilera (28) weds music executive Jordan Bratman (32) under a mountainside tent at the Staglin Family Vineyards in Rutherford, California

  • Nov 19 "Corner Gas" actor Brent Butt (39) weds actress Nancy Robertson (34) at Vancouver's Cin Cin Ristorante
  • Nov 20 Bollywood actor Zayed Khan (25) weds Malaika Parekh at the Grand Maratha Sheraton in Mumbai, India
  • Nov 30 "Only Fools and Horses" actor David Jason (65) weds Gill Hinchcliffe at Buckingham Palace in London
  • Dec 3 NBC correspondent Hoda Kotb (41) weds New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga in the Dominican Republic
  • Dec 3 "The Last Samurai" actor Ken Watanabe (46) weds actress Kaho Minami (41) in Tokyo

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 9 "Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • Dec 10 Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model Isabeli Fontana (22) weds actor-model Henri Castelli (27) at Fort Are Joao in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Dec 10 Gustavo Rojo's daughter and actress Ana Patricia Rojo (31) weds Andres Puentes Jr at the San Jose del Calvario church in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
  • Dec 10 Actress Jane Danson (27) weds "Brookside" actor Robert Beck (35) at Gibbon Bridge Hotel in Lancashire, England
  • Dec 14 Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan (31) weds Mumtaz's daughter Natasha Madhvani at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, India
  • Dec 15 "Eastenders" actress Elaine Lordan (39) weds BBC manager Peter Manuel at Islington Town Hall in London
  • Dec 22 Brazilian actress Danielle Winits (31) weds model Cassio Reis at Capela Santa Ines in Rio de Janeiro
  • Dec 23 "Are You Being Served?" actor John Inman (70) weds Ron Lynch at Westminster Register Office

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 23 "Jurassic Park" actress Laura Dern (38) weds musician Ben Harper (36) in Los Angeles

Actress Laura Dern
Actress
Laura Dern
  • Dec 29 "One Life To Live" actress Bree Williamson (26) weds surfer Josh Evans near the Flor Blanca Resort in Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Dec 31 "One Tree Hill" actress Bethany Joy Lenz (24) weds "Enation" musician Michael Galeotti in Hillsboro, Oregon

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Former Full House actor John Stamos (41) divorces X-Men actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (31) after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 25 American actress Jennifer Aniston (36) files for divorce from actor and film producer Brad Pitt (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 4 and a half years of marriage

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
Brad Pitt
Actress Jennifer Aniston
Actress
Jennifer Aniston

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 16 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (25) divorces singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (31) due to irreconcilable differences

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 20 Actress Renée Zellweger (36) annuls her marriage to country-music singer Kenny Chesney (37) citing fraud, after 4 months of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 Cyril Fletcher, British comedian, dies at 91
  • Jan 8 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster, dies at 52
  • Jan 9 Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
  • Jan 10 Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
  • Jan 10 Erwin Hillier, British cinematographer (b. 1911)
  • Jan 12 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 72
  • Jan 13 Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • Jan 15 Deem Bristow, American video game voice actor (b. 1947)
  • Jan 15 Dan Lee, Canadian animator (b. 1969)
  • Jan 15 Ruth Warrick, American actress and singer (Citizen Kane, All My Children), dies of complications from pneumonia at 88
  • Jan 17 Virginia Mayo [Jones], American actress (The Best Years of Our Lives, Out of the Blue, White Heat), dies of congestive heart failure at 84
  • Jan 18 Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Jan 21 Parveen Babi, Indian actress (b. 1955)

Person of interestJohnny Carson

Jan 23 Johnny Carson, American comedian and TV host (The Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust), dies of respiratory failure arising from emphysema at 79

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • Jan 28 Karen Lancaume, French actress (suicide) (b. 1973)
  • Jan 28 Jacques Villeret, French actor (b. 1951)
  • Jan 29 Ephraim Kishon, Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director, dies at 80
  • Feb 1 John Vernon [Adolphus Agopsowicz], Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry), dies at 72
  • Feb 4 Raiford "Ossie" Davis, American actor, director, author, and civil rights activist (Purlie Victorious, Do the Right Thing, Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam), dies from heart problems at 87
  • Feb 12 Brian Kelly, American actor (Flipper, Straightaway), dies at 71
  • Feb 16 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • Feb 17 Daniel "Dan" O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Twin Peaks, Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop), dies of natural causes at 85
  • Feb 20 Sandra Dee [Alexandra Zuck], American actress (Gidget, Imitation of Life), dies of kidney disease complication at 62
  • Feb 20 John Raitt, American actor and singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game), dies rom complications due of pneumonia at 88
  • Feb 21 Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Simone Simon, French actress (All Money Can Buy, Ladies in Love), dies from natural causes at 94
  • Feb 22 Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • Mar 4 Robert Consoli, American actor and musician (b. 1964)
  • Mar 6 Teresa Wright, American actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees), dies at 86
  • Mar 7 John Box, British film production designer and art director (b. 1920)
  • Mar 7 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (Escape from New York), dies at 54
  • Mar 10 Dave Allen, Irish comedian (Dave Allen Show), dies at 68
  • Mar 13 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), dies of heart failure at 83
  • Mar 16 Anthony George, American actor (Untouchables, Checkmate), dies of emphysema at 83
  • Mar 20 Armand Lohikoski, Finnish film director (b. 1912)
  • Mar 21 Barney Martin, American actor, comedy writer and NYPD detective (Seinfeld), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • Mar 23 David Kossoff, British actor and anti-drug campaigner (The Young Lovers, The Larkins), dies at 85
  • Mar 25 Paul Henning, American TV/film producer and writer (b. 1911)
  • Mar 29 Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (b. 1968)
  • Apr 1 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), dies at 75
  • Apr 5 Debralee Scott, American actress (Cathy-Mary Hartman, Angie), dies at 52
  • Apr 8 Herbie Lovelle, America drummer, studio musician (Hot Lips Page) and actor (Law & Order), dies at 85
  • Apr 13 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor, dies at 46
  • Apr 15 Margaretta Scott, British actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast), dies from pneumonia and breast cancer at 93
  • Apr 16 Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), dies in a fire at 93
  • Apr 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • Apr 17 James Archibald Houston, Canadian author and filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak), dies at 83
  • Apr 19 Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 93
  • Apr 19 George Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 22 Norman Bird, English character actor, dies at 80
  • Apr 23 Sir John Mills, British actor (Ryan's Daughter, Big Sleep, King Rat, War & Peace), dies from a chest infection at 97
  • Apr 26 Mason Adams, American actor, die at 86
  • Apr 26 Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), dies at 79
  • Apr 26 Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), dies at 86
  • Apr 28 Chris Candido, American wrestler, dies at 33
  • Apr 29 William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927)
  • Apr 29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • May 12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish singer and actress, dies at 67
  • May 17 Frank Gorshin, American comedian and impersonator (Riddler-Batman), dies at 72
  • May 19 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • May 20 John Donovan "J D" Cannon, American actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory), dies at 83
  • May 21 Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), dies of a heart disease at 85
  • May 22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and bass singer (Tony the Tiger, You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch), dies from prostate cancer at 91
  • May 25 Sunil Dutt, Indian Bollywood director, actor and politician (Yaadein, Mother India, Khandaan), dies at 75
  • May 25 Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)

Person of interestEddie Albert

May 26 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

  • Jun 3 Leon Askin, Austrian actor (One, Two, Three, Charlie Farrell Show), dies at 97
  • Jun 5 Susi Nicoletti, German actress (b. 1918)

Person of interestAnne Bancroft

Jun 6 Anne Bancroft [Anna Italiano], American actress, director, screenwriter and singer (Graduate, Miracle Worker), dies from uterine cancer at 73

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Jun 6 Dana Elcar, American actor (Peter Thornton- MacGyver), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Jun 11 Ron Randell, Australian actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera), dies at 86
  • Jun 13 Jonathan Adams, English actor (b. 1931)
  • Jun 13 Lane Smith, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Jun 15 Suzanne Flon, French actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), dies of gastroenteritis at 87
  • Jun 20 Charles White, American actor (Airport 95, Serpico), dies at 87
  • Jun 24 Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 25 John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • Jun 26 Richard Whiteley, British television game show host (b. 1943)
  • Jul 2 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (North by Northwest), dies at 89
  • Jul 3 Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)
  • Jul 4 June Haver [Stovenour], American actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Kevin Hagen, American actor (Little House on the Prairie), dies at 77
  • Jul 10 Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • Jul 10 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • Jul 11 Gretchen Franklin, English actress (b. 1911)
  • Jul 17 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at 91
  • Jul 17 Gavin Lambert, British-American screenwriter (Inside Daisy Clover), dies at 80
  • Jul 20 James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), dies from Pulmonary fibrosis at 85
  • Jul 20 Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)
  • Jul 21 Lord Alfred Hayes, English pro wrestler, manager and commentator (WWF), dies from a stroke at 76
  • Jul 26 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)
  • Jul 27 Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer and cartoonist (Tom Puss), dies at 93

Person of interestPeter Jennings

Aug 7 Peter Jennings, Canadian-American news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies of lung cancer at 67

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • Aug 8 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas, Caught), dies at 82
  • Aug 8 Ilse Werner [Ilse Charlotte Still], Dutch-German actress (Fernsehsender Paul Nipkow), dies at 84
  • Aug 9 Matthew McGrory, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Aug 11 James Booth [David Geeves], British actor and screenwriter (Zulu, Keeping Mum), dies at 77
  • Aug 16 Joe Ranft, American screenwriter and animator (Toy Story, Cars), dies at 45
  • Aug 18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (b. 1959)