August 2006 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 8 Actor Sylvester Stallone and former heavyweight boxing contender Chuck Wepner settle law suit out of court for an undisclosed sum; Wepner claims he was the inspiration for the "Rocky" movies

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Director
Sylvester Stallone

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Aug 27 58th Emmy Awards: 24, The Office, Kiefer Sutherland & Mariska Hargitay win

  • Aug 30 63rd Venice Film Festival: "Still Life" directed by Jia Zhangke wins Golden Lion

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 12 "Syfy" actor Sam Huntington (24) weds actress Rachel Klein in Hancock, New Hampshire
  • Aug 12 Phil McGraw's son and "Renovate My Family" host Jay McGraw (27) weds former Playboy playmate Erica Dahm (28) in Beverly Hills, California
  • Aug 19 Brazilian model Luciana Morad (36) weds Brazilian TV producer Marcelo de Carvalho at Ponta das Canas near the coast of Sao Paulo
  • Aug 26 "Days of our Lives" actor Billy Warlock (45) weds actress Julie Pinson in Las Vegas, Nevada

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 13 Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • Aug 14 Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Aug 18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • Aug 24 Cristian Nemescu, Romanian film director (b.1979)
  • Aug 27 Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (b. 1922)
  • Aug 30 Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)