On This Day

June 2010 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 6 56th British Academy Television Awards: "The Armstrong and Miller Show" Best Comedy, "Misfits" Best Drama

Film Premiere

Jun 12 "Toy Story 3", directed by Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, premieres at the Taormina Film Fest in Italy - 1st animated film to earn 1 billion

Film Premiere

Jun 20 "Despicable Me" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carell and Jason Segel premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

Film Premiere

Jun 24 "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by David Slade, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles


Weddings in Film & TV

David Schwimmer

Jun 4 "Friends" star David Schwimmer (43) weds Zoe Buckman (25) in a small private ceremony

  • Jun 5 "Bond girl" actress Gemma Arterton (24) weds Stefano Catelli (37) at a secret ceremony at the hilltop village of Zuheros in Andalucia, Spain

Harrison Ford

Jun 15 Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Megan Fox

Jun 24 Actress and model Megan Fox (24) weds Beverly Hills 90210 actor Brian Austin Green (36) at the Four Seasons Hualalai near Kona, Hawaii

  • Jun 26 Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool (30) weds fellow wrestler "The Undertaker" Mark Calaway (45) in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 26 "American Beauty" actress Mena Suvari (31) weds concert producer Simone Sestito (25) at Santo Stefano degli Abissini in Vatican City, Italy
  • Jun 26 "Shear Genius" TV personality finalist Janine Jarman (29) weds sales executive Matthew Wolcott (33) in Hollywood

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Jun 18 Former Saved by the Bell actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (36) divorces former model Lisa Ann Russell (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Sandra Bullock

Jun 28 Academy award-winning actress Sandra Bullock (45) divorces "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (40) due to conflict of personalities after nearly 5 years of marriage

Neve Campbell

Jun 30 "Scream" actress Neve Campbell (37) divorces British actor John Light (36) due to irreconcilable differences, after 3 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Rue McClanahan, American actress (The Golden Girls), dies at 76
  • Jun 6 Ladislav Smoljak, Czech director, actor and screenwriter (An Uncertain Season), dies of cancer at 78
  • Jun 7 Stuart Cable, Welsh rock drummer (Stereolab), and broadcaster, choles to death on his own vomit at 40
  • Jun 7 Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)
  • Jun 13 Jimmy Dean, American country and rockabilly singer ("Big Bad John"), television host (Jimmy Dean Show), actor (Diamonds Are Forever), and sausage maker,, dies at 81
  • Jun 15 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), dies of suspected suicide at 74
  • Jun 18 Trent Acid, American professional wrestler (b.1980)
  • Jun 19 Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), dies at 86
  • Jun 23 Pete Quaife, English bassist (The Kinks, 1963-69 -"Sunny Afternoon"), and cartoonist, dies of kidney failure at 66
  • Jun 25 Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter, dies of cancer at 75
  • Jun 30 Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and K-pop, and J-pop singer, takes his own life at 32
  • Jun 30 Elliott Kastner, American film producer (Bobo, Big Sleep), dies at 80