On This Day

April 2005 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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

  • Apr 17 51st British Academy Television Awards: "Little Britain" Best Comedy, "Sex Traffic" Best Drama

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 16 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (23) weds actor Chad Michael Murray (24) at Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Harald Juhnke, German actor, comedian and entertainer (Guitars of Love, Schtonk), dies at 75
  • Apr 5 Debralee Scott, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Cathy"; Angie), dies at 52
  • 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 22 (John) Norman Bird, British stage, wireless, and screen character actor (Worzel Gummidge, 1979–81 - "Mr Braithwaite"), 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 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, dies of a heart attack at 39