On This Day

December 2006 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Courtier and Fashion Designer Hubert de Givenchy
Courtier and Fashion Designer
Hubert de Givenchy

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 L.A. Galaxy soccer player Landon Donovan (24) weds actress Bianca Kajlich (29) at Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California
  • Dec 31 Actor Robert Lindsay (57) weds actress and TV presenter Rosemarie Ford (44) at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club

Divorces in Film & TV

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Actress Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
  • 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)

Person of interestPeter Boyle

Dec 12 Peter Boyle, American actor, 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 Timmie Rogers, 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 and comedian (b. 1961)
  • Dec 27 Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley and Chairman of the Board of Governors of BBC (1986-96), dies at 83