December 2006 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

Dec 5 Audrey Hepburn's Givenchy little black dress from film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" auctioned for charity for record £467,200 ($923,187) at Christie's, London

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Dec 2 "Emmerdale" actor Nick Miles (44) weds Stephanie Lumb at the Roundthorn Country House Hotel in Penrith, England
  • Dec 9 "The Office" actress Lucy Davis (33) weds actor Owain Yeoman (28) at St. Paul's Cathedral in London
  • Dec 27 Supermodel Niki Taylor (31) weds NASCAR driver Burney Lamar (26) at The Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California
  • Dec 29 Comedian Jay Mohr (36) weds "Las Vegas" actress Nikki Cox (28) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 31 Actor Robert Lindsay (57) weds actress and TV presenter Rosemarie Ford (44) at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club
  • Dec 31 L.A. Galaxy soccer player Landon Donovan (24) weds actress Bianca Kajlich (29) at Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California

Divorces in Film & TV

Sandra Oh

Dec 22 "Grey's Anatomy" actress Sandra Oh (35) divorces Oscar-winning Sideways director Alexander Payne (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

  • Dec 29 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Dec 1 Claude Jade, French actress (Stolen Kisses), dies at 58
  • Dec 3 Len Sutton, American auto racer and broadcaster (Indianapolis 500, 1962 runner-up), dies from cancer at 81
  • Dec 4 James Kim, American television personality (b. 1971)
  • Dec 12 Annette Strøyberg, Danish actress (Les Liaisons dangereuses (1959)), dies of cancer at 69

Peter Boyle

Dec 12 Peter Boyle, American actor (Joe, Candidate, Everybody Loves Raymond), dies of multiple myeloma at 71

  • Dec 13 Keith Larsen, American actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle), dies at 82
  • Dec 14 Mike Evans, American actor, dies at 57
  • Dec 15 Henny Alma [Hendrika den Broek], Dutch actress (Soldier of Orange), dies at 83
  • Dec 16 Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1940)
  • Dec 17 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor, dies at 68
  • Dec 17 Timmie Rogers [Ancrum], American comedian (The Jackie Gleason Show), actor and singer-songwriter ("Back to School Again"; "I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya"), dies at 91
  • Dec 22 Phillip Pine, American actor (Set-Up, Under the Ground), dies at 86
  • Dec 23 Charlie Drake [Charles Springall], English comedian, dies at 81
  • Dec 24 Kenneth Sivertsen, Norwegian singer, poet, comedian, and composer, dies of complications from epilepsy at 66
  • Dec 27 Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley and Chairman of the Board of Governors of BBC (1986-96), dies at 83