On This Day

April 2007 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 1 WrestleMania XXIII, Ford Field, Detroit, MI: John Cena beats Shawn Michaels; The Undertaker defeats Batista; Bobby Lashley downs Umaga

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
Professional Wrestler Shawn Michaels
Professional Wrestler
Shawn Michaels
  • Apr 16 "Spider-Man 3" directed by Sam Raimi and starring Toby Maguire and Kristen Dunst premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 7 "Scrubs" actor John C. McGinley (47) weds yoga instructor Nichole Kessler at their home in Malibu
  • Apr 14 Supermodel Esther Canadas (30) weds MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau (34) in Spain
  • Apr 14 Two and a Half Men actress Melanie Lynskey (29) weds actor Jimmi Simpson (31) in a chapel overlooking a vineyard on Lake Hayes, near Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Apr 14 "Rocky" film series actor Carl Weathers (59) weds award-winning producer Jennifer Peterson on a seaside wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 20 Indian film actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan (31) weds actress Aishwarya Rai (33) at the Bachchan residence in Juhu, Mumbai

Actress Aishwarya Rai
Actress
Aishwarya Rai
  • Apr 21 Bolivian model Carla Moron weds architect Pedro Gantier at la Iglesia San Francisco de Santa Cruz
  • Apr 28 Reality TV producer Mark Burnett (46) weds former "Touched By An Angel" actress Roma Downey (47) in a private ceremony at their home in Malibu

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 11 "Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 4 Bob Clark, American film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 4 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist, dies at 80
  • Apr 6 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (L'imperatore di Capri), dies at 90
  • Apr 7 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89
  • Apr 11 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap), dies at 81
  • Apr 13 Don Selwyn, Māori actor & film director, dies at 71
  • Apr 17 Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality, dies at 96
  • Apr 19 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (Trout), dies at 74
  • Apr 26 Jack Valenti, American political advisor & film executive, dies at 85
  • Apr 28 Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), dies of a kidney and heart ailment at 90
  • Apr 29 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor and stand-up comedian (Mot i brøstet, Olsen-banden), dies of heart failure at 85
  • Apr 30 Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • Apr 30 Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), dies at 80