September 2010 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 1 67th Venice Film Festival: "Somewhere" directed by Sofia Coppola wins Golden Lion

Film Premiere

Sep 6 "The King's Speech" directed by Tom Hooper starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2011)

Film Release

Sep 17 Documentary film "Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?" released theatrically

  • Sep 17 The 54 year run of the soap opera As the World Turns ends as its final episode is broadcast.
  • Sep 19 35th Toronto International Film Festival: "The King's Speech" directed by Tom Hooper wins the People's Choice Award

Film Premiere

Sep 24 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

  • Sep 26 TV Period drama "Downton Abbey" premieres in the UK created by Julian Fellowes, starring Hugh Bonnevillle and an ensemble cast

Film & TV History

Sep 29 Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller become engaged


Weddings in Film & TV

Eddie Vedder

Sep 18 Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) in Hawaii

  • Sep 25 Actress Emily Deschanel (33) weds writer-actor David Hornsby (34) in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles

Elon Musk

Sep 25 PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland


Divorces in Film & TV

  • Sep 30 "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Sep 3 Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian, dies after a car accident at 60
  • Sep 4 Paul Conrad, American cartoonist (Pulitzer 1964, 71, 84), dies at 86
  • Sep 7 Glenn Shadix, American Actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 11 Harold Gould, American character actor (The Sting, The Golden Girls, Rhoda, Big Bus), dies at 86
  • Sep 11 Kevin McCarthy, American actor (Invasion of Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman), dies of pneumonia at 96
  • Sep 12 Claude Chabrol, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • Sep 21 Geoffrey Burgon, British jazz trumpeter, and film, television and concert composer (City Adventures), dies at 69
  • Sep 25 Art Gilmore, American actor and announcer, dies at 98

Gloria StuartGloria Stuart (1910-2010)

Sep 26 American actress (Titanic) and founder of the Screen Actors Guild, dies from respiratory failure at 100

  • Sep 29 Greg Giraldo, American comedian (Comedy Central Roast), dies of an overdose at 44

Tony CurtisTony Curtis (1925-2010)

Sep 29 American actor (The Defiant Ones; Some Like It Hot; Spartacus), dies at 85