April 2010 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 3 Matt Smith's first appearance as the 11th Doctor in BBC program "Doctor Who" during "The Eleventh Hour" episode
  • Apr 11 "The night of Sora Aoi", Japanese porn actress Sora Aoi joins twitter prompting many Chinese fans to try and circumnavigate Chinese censorship

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Apr 21 "Shrek Forever After" directed by Mike Mitchell with voices by Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival

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Apr 24 Christy Turlington’s directorial debut, "No Woman, No Cry", is released in the U.S.

Supermodel Christy Turlington
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Christy Turlington

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Apr 26 "Iron Man 2", directed by Jon Favreau, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in Los Angeles


Divorces in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 John Forsythe, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 92
  • Apr 2 Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970)
  • Apr 6 Corin Redgrave, British actor and political activist (b. 1939)
  • Apr 10 Dixie Carter, an American actress (b.1939)
  • Apr 12 Palito, Filipino comedian (b. 1934)