On This Day

Year 2011 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 6 37th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Kristen Stewart win (Movie Star) and Hugh Laurie & Lisa Edelstein win (TV Drama)

Film release premierFilm Release

Jan 7 "The King's Speech", starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter, is released in United Kingdom

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 10 Ian McKellen officially confirms that he will reprise the role of Gandalf in "The Hobbit" film adaptations

  • Jan 14 16th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Social Network wins Best Film
  • Jan 16 68th Golden Globes: The Social Network, Colin Firth, & Natalie Portman win
  • Jan 30 27th Sundance Film Festival: "Like Crazy", directed by Drake Doremus, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Feb 5 Ed Sabol, co-founder of NFL Films, elected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol
Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films
Ed Sabol
  • Feb 10 61st Berlin International Film Festival: "A Separation" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 13 64th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The King's Speech" Best Film, David Fincher Best Director
  • Feb 15 "A Separation" written and directed by Asghar Farhad, starring Leila Hatamiand and Payman Maadi premieres at the Fajr Film Festival in Tehran (Academy Award Best Foreign Film)
  • Feb 26 31st Golden Raspberry Awards: "The Last Airbender" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Feb 27 83rd Academy Awards: Best Picture "The King's Speech", Colin Firth and Natalie Portman win best acting awards

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Feb 27 83rd Academy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win Best Original Score for 'The Social Network'

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor
  • Mar 4 42nd NAACP Image Awards: "For Colored Girls" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 7 Charlie Sheen is fired from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 1 Alan Rickman's last performance in "Seminar" on Broadway


Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 3 WrestleMania XXVII, Georgia Dome, Atlanta GA (71,617): Edge defeats Alberto Del Rio; The Undertaker downs Triple H; The Miz beats John Cena

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
Professional Wrestler Triple H
Professional Wrestler
Triple H
  • Apr 17 "Thor", directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, premieres in Sydney, Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 17 "Game of Thrones", based on the fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin premieres on HBO

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 2 Flavor Flav is arrested on four outstanding misdemeanor warrants for various driving offenses

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 7 "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", directed by Rob Marshall, starring Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, premieres in - opening weekend makes $350.6m

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 15 "The Artist" directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo premieres at the Cannes Film festival (Best Picture 2012)

Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin
  • May 22 64th Cannes Film Festival: "The Tree of Life" directed by Terrence Malick wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 22 57th British Academy Television Awards: "Harry & Paul" Best Comedy, "Sherlock" Best Drama
  • Jun 20 1st Critics' Choice Television Awards: Modern Family wins Best Comedy Series, Mad Men wins Best Drama Series

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 23 "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

Actor Shia LaBeouf
Actor
Shia LaBeouf
Actress Megan Fox
Actress
Megan Fox

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 7 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint
Actor David Thewlis
Actor
David Thewlis

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 19 "Captain America: The First Avenger", directed by Joe Johnston, starring Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Jul 21 44th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 31 68th Venice Film Festival: "Faust" directed by Alexander Sokurov wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 9 58th National Film Awards (India): "Adaminte Makan Abu" wins the Golden Lotus

Film release premierFilm Release

Sep 16 The critically acclaimed "Drive", starring Ryan Gosling, is released

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Sep 18 63rd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Kyle Chandler & Julianna Margulies win

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 19 Ashton Kutcher debuts on "Two and a Half Men", replacing Charlie Sheen

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 20 "New Girl", starring Zooey Deschanel, debuts on Fox

  • Sep 21 Scandinavian crime drama "The Bridge" created by Hans Rosenfeldt, starring Sofia Helin and Kim Bodnia premieres

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Oct 2 TV spy drama "Homeland" starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis premieres on Showtime

Actress Claire Danes
Actress
Claire Danes

Film release premierFilm Premier

Oct 30 "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres at the Rome Film Festival

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 11 Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek suffers a minor heart attack in his home and is admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

TV Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
TV Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek
  • Dec 15 ESPN and the NCAA extend their TV rights deal through 2023-24, giving the network worldwide multi-media rights to 24 NCAA championships for various sports; deal worth $500m

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli weds financial planner Tom Vitale at their home in Malibu, California
  • Jan 14 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor James Marsters (48) weds longtime girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Los Angeles
  • Jan 30 "Chuck" actress Sarah Lancaster (30) weds attorney Matthew Jacobs in Southern California
  • Feb 16 Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupati (36) weds Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe (2000) Lara Dutta (32) at Bandra, Mumbai

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 25 Actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer (57) weds Kayte Walsh (29) at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan, New York

Actor and Comedian Kelsey Grammer
Actor and Comedian
Kelsey Grammer
  • Feb 26 Musician Cisco Adler (32) weds model Barbara Stoyanoff (30) at Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verdes

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 26 Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon (36) weds talent agent Jim Toth (34) at Libbey Ranch in Ojai, California

  • Mar 31 Italian Canadian singer Michael Buble (35) weds actress and model Luisana Lopilato (23) in Buenos Aires
  • Apr 2 Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Apr 17 Actress and model Torrey Devitto (26) weds actor Paul Wesley (28) in New York
  • Apr 20 "Hollywood Confidential" radio host Leeza Gibbons (54) weds Steven Fenton (41) at the rooftop of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 22 American actor Eddie Cibrian (37) weds American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (28) at a private home in California

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • Apr 30 Actor Lorenzo Lamas (53) weds model Shawna Craig at Casa Dorada Resort in Cabo, San Lucas
  • May 12 Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge (25) weds Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill (29) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • May 15 Actress Tamera Mowry (32) weds Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley (39) at Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa, California
  • May 20 Actor Doug Hutchison (51) weds country singer Courtney Stodden (16) in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 21 TV actress Sara Rue (33) weds Kevin Price (35) at Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California
  • May 28 Former American beauty queen Candice Crawford (24) weds Dallas Cowboys football quarterback Tony Romo (31) at Arlington Hall in Dallas, Texas
  • May 28 Actress and former "Clean House" host Niecy Nash (41) weds electrical engineer Jay Tucker at the Church Estate Vineyard in Malibu
  • Jun 18 British peer and brother of Princess Diana Charles Spencer (47) weds Canadian social entrepreneur and former model Karen Gordon (39) at Althorp House in Northamptonshire
  • Jun 18 Reality TV Personality Toya Carter (27) weds "The Deal" TV host Mickey Wright in Atlanta

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 22 British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York

  • Jun 27 Actress America Ferrera (28) weds actor and director Ryan Piers Williams (31) in New York

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 1 English model Kate Moss (37) weds English guitarist Jamie Hince (42) at St. Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire

Supermodel Kate Moss
Supermodel
Kate Moss
  • Jul 15 American TV personality and host Vanessa Minnillo (30) weds American singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (37) at Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island in British Virgin Islands
  • Aug 12 Actress and model Brooke Burke (40) weds singer/actor David Charvet (39) in St. Barthelemy, Guadeloupe
  • Aug 13 "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd (44) weds TV writer Lamar Sally at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 18 American Idol's first-ever blind finalist Scott MacIntyre (26) weds Christina Teich in Scottsdale, Arizona

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 20 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (30) weds basketball player Kris Humphries (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • Sep 3 English DJ and musician Mark Ronson (36) weds french actress Josephine De La Baume (27) in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Sep 4 Fashion model and designer Lauren Bush (28) weds David Lauren (40), son of fashion designer Ralph Lauren at the 17,000 acre farm in Colorado
  • Sep 10 Actress Amy Smart (36) weds TV personality and model Carter Oosterhouse (35) in Traverse City, Michigan
  • Sep 17 Actor and film producer David Clayton Rogers (34) weds actress Sally Pressman (31) at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 24 Model and actress Molly Sims (38) weds film producer Scott Stuber at Frank Caferatta Vineyards in Napa, California
  • Sep 30 Paramore bassist Jeremy Davis (26) weds TV host and actress Kathryn Camsey in Las Vegas
  • Oct 1 Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 2 Canadian stand-up comedian and actor Seth Rogen (30) weds screenwriter Lauren Miller at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • Oct 9 TV personality Layla Kayleigh (22) weds Radio Talk Show Host/DJ Steve Covino (36) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 15 "Charmed" TV actress Shannen Doherty (40) weds photographer Kurt Iswarienko (37) in Malibu

  • Oct 16 Actress, screenwriter and model Nikki Reed (24) weds singer-songwriter Paul McDonald (27) at a private ranch in Malibu, California
  • Oct 18 Actress, model and singer Bijou Phillips (32) weds actor and disc jockey Danny Masterson (36) at a private castle in Ireland

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 22 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • Oct 22 "The Bachelorette" TV personality DeAnna Pappas (29) weds Stephen Stagliano (27) in Georgia
  • Oct 29 Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 11 Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Nov 11 TV personality Kim Zolciak (33) weds Atlanta Falcons football player Kroy Biermann (26) in Roswell, Georgia
  • Nov 11 Sixteen-time Grammy Award-winning hit producer and songwriter David Foster (62) weds model Yolanda Hadid in Beverly Hills
  • Nov 12 Actress Tiffany Thornton (26) weds Christopher Carney at Anthony Chapel in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Dec 5 American game show host and executive producer Jeff Probst (50) weds actress/model Lisa Ann Russell (40) at a private house in Los Angeles
  • Dec 17 Backstreet Boys member A. J. McLean (34) weds model Rochelle Karidis (30) in an outdoor wedding at Beverly Hills, California
  • Dec 17 "The Descendants" actress Judy Greer (36) weds "Real Time with Bill Mahe"r co-executive producer Dean Johnsen at the Los Angeles Athletic Club
  • Dec 22 "Big Bang Theory" Indian actor Kunal Nayyar (30) weds Miss India 2006 winner Neha Kapur (28) in New Delhi, India
  • Dec 28 "Stargate SG-1" actor Christopher Judge (47) weds actress and model Gianna Patton (33)

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 30 Scottish actor David Tennant (40) weds actress Georgia Moffett (27), daughter of Peter Davison, the Fifth Doctor, in London

  • Dec 31 "American Idol" alum and rocker James Durbin (22) weds Heidi Lowe at the edge of a redwood and oak forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Jan 21 Actress Jaime Pressly (35) divorces entertainment lawyer Simran Singh (33) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 1 year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 28 "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria (37) divorces NBA player Tony Parker (30) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of a storybook wedding

Actress Eva Longoria
Actress
Eva Longoria

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 10 Former Playboy model Camille Donatacci (42) divorces "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (56) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Actor and Comedian Kelsey Grammer
Actor and Comedian
Kelsey Grammer

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 15 Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley (45) divorces businessman Arun Nayar due to husband's unreasonable behavior

  • Jul 1 "Medium" actress Patricia Arquette (40) divorces actor Thomas Jane (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 1 Actor Ryan Reynolds (34) and actress Scarlett Johansson (26) divorce due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

  • Jul 1 Ann Serano Lopez divorces actor and talk show host George Lopez (49) due to irreconcilable differences

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 1 Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder and Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Aug 12 Rock singer John Mellencamp (59) divorces model Elaine Irwin (41) after 18 years of marriage
  • Aug 19 "My Fair Brady" actress Adrianne Curry (28) divorces "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage
  • Aug 22 Actress Melissa Gilbert (47) divorces actor Bruce Boxleitner (61) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 long years of marriage
  • Sep 23 Actress Lisa Linde (39) divorces "Xmen" actor James Marsden (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage
  • Sep 29 "House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde (26) divorces Italian prince Tao Ruspoli (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 31 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (31) divorces basketball player Kris Humphries (26) due to irreconcilable differences only 72 days after getting married

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 13 Torrei Hart divorces actor and comedian Kevin Hart (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • Nov 16 Second season American Idol winner Rubben Studdard (33) divorces Surata Zuri McCants due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage
  • Nov 22 Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (32) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 27 "New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel (31) divorces "Death Cab for Cutie" singer Ben Gibbard (35) due to irreconcilable differences


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 Anne Francis, American actress (Honey West, Forbidden Planet, Pancho Villa), dies at 80
  • Jan 2 Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (In the Name of the Father, Inception), dies of pancreatic cancer at 64
  • Jan 3 Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director, dies at 88
  • Jan 9 Peter Yates, English film director (Breaking Away, Bullitt), dies at 81
  • Jan 11 David Nelson, American actor, director, and producer (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 74
  • Jan 12 Paul Picerni, American actor (The Untouchables), dies at 88
  • Jan 13 Ellen Stewart, American actress, director and founder of La Mama Theatre Group, dies at 91
  • Jan 20 Bruce Gordon, American actor (The Untouchables), dies after long illness at 94
  • Jan 21 E. V. V. Satyanarayana, Indian Telugu Film Director, screenwriter and producer, dies at 54
  • Jan 24 Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director, dies at 61
  • Jan 30 John Barry [Prendergast], English film score composer (James Bond films; Born Free), dies at 77
  • Feb 2 Defne Joy Foster, Turkish actress, presenter and VJ. (b. 1975)
  • Feb 2 Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
  • Feb 3 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), dies at 58
  • Feb 4 Tura Satana, Japanese-American actress (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 72
  • Feb 10 Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), dies in a fire in his retirement flat at 87
  • Feb 12 Elizabeth "Betty" Garrett, American actress, comedian, singer and dancer (All in the Family), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 91
  • Feb 12 Peter Alexander [Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer], Austrian actor and singer (Who Wants to Sleep?), dies at 84
  • Feb 12 Kenneth Mars, American comedic actor (The Producers), dies at 75
  • Feb 13 T. P. McKenna [Thomas Patrick McKenna], Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), dies at 81
  • Feb 16 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • Feb 16 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), dies of a chest infection at 92
  • Feb 17 Egbert van Paridon, Dutch actor and director (Flodder, The Assault), dies at 90
  • Feb 22 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Doctor Who, Incendiary), dies at 81
  • Feb 28 Annie Girardot, French actress (Three Rooms in Manhattan, Gypsy, Jacko & Lise), dies at 79
  • Feb 28 Jane Russell, American actress and leading sex symbol in 1940s-50s (The Outlaw), dies at 89
  • Mar 3 Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actress and comedienne (Siedem Kotów, Kabaret Starszych Panów), dies at 98
  • Mar 17 Michael Gough, English actor (Hammer Horror Films, Search for the Nile), dies at 94

Person of interestElizabeth Taylor

Mar 23 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) dies at 79

  • Mar 26 Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)
  • Mar 27 Farley Granger, American actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), dies at 85
  • Mar 28 Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (b. 1917)
  • Apr 4 Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)
  • Apr 7 Pierre Gauvreau, Canadian painter, television writer and producer, dies at 88
  • Apr 9 Sidney Lumet, American film director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe), dies at 86
  • Apr 14 Trevor Bannister, British actor (Are You Being Served?), dies at 76
  • Apr 17 AJ Perez, Filipino teen actor (b. 1993)
  • Apr 17 Michael Sarrazin, Canadian actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)
  • Apr 20 Madelyn Pugh, American television writer (I Love Lucy), dies at 90
  • Apr 22 Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor, dies at 60
  • Apr 23 John Sullivan, British comedy writer, dies at 64
  • Apr 24 Marie-France Pisier, French actress (b. 1944)
  • Apr 27 Marian Mercer, American actress & singer (Dean Martin Show), dies at 75
  • Apr 28 William Campbell, American actor (Jerry-Cannonball, Luke-Dynasty), dies at 87
  • May 1 Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (Pot Black, BBC), dies at 90
  • May 3 Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
  • May 3 Jackie Cooper, American actor and director (Skippy, Superman), dies at 88
  • May 4 Sada Thompson, American actress (Family, Pursuit of Happiness), dies at 83
  • May 4 Mary Murphy, American actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators), dies at 80
  • May 5 Dana Wynter, German-English actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), dies at 79
  • May 7 Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter
  • May 7 Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
  • May 16 Edward Hardwicke, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 78
  • May 19 Phyllis Avery, American actress (Ruby Gentry, George Gobel Show, Mr Novak), dies at 88
  • May 20 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, American pro wrestler (WWF/SMW/ICW), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • May 25 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • May 27 Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (Taxi - "Bobby"; Grease - "Kenickie"; Babylon 5 - "Zack"), dies of pneumonia and sepsis at 51
  • May 30 Clarice Taylor, American actress (Nurse Bailey-Nurse), dies at 93
  • May 30 Giorgio Tozzi, American operatic bass (dubbed vocals of Emile de Becque for "South Pacific" film), dies at 88
  • Jun 3 James Arness, American actor (Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won), dies of natural causes at 88
  • Jun 9 Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress, dies at 41
  • Jun 19 Don Diamond, American actor (b. 1921)
  • Jun 20 Ryan Dunn, American actor and TV personality (Homewrecker), dies at 34
  • Jun 23 Peter Falk, American actor (Colombo, Scared Straight), dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Margaret Tyzack, English actress (b. 1931)
  • Jun 26 Edith Fellows, American actress (Pennies From Heaven, She Married Her Boss), dies at 88
  • Jun 27 Elaine Stewart, American actress and model (The Bad and the Beautiful, Take the High Ground), dies at 81
  • Jul 1 Leslie Brooks, American actress (b. 1922)
  • Jul 8 Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), dies of a stroke at 87
  • Jul 12 Sherwood Schwartz, American Television Writer (b. 1916)
  • Jul 15 Googie Withers, British actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 17 David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)
  • Jul 19 Sheila Burrell, British actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark), dies at 89
  • Jul 22 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • Jul 22 Tom Aldredge, American actor (The Sopranos, What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), dies at 83
  • Jul 24 Jane White, African-American actress and singer (Strange Fruit, Once Upon a Mattress), dies at 88
  • Jul 25 Mihalis Kakogiannis, Cypriot filmmaker (b. 1922)
  • Jul 25 Michael Cacoyannis, Greek film director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women), dies at 90
  • Jul 29 Claude Laydu, Belgian-born Swiss actor (Diary of a Country Priest), dies at 84
  • Aug 3 Bubba Smith, American football player (Balt Colts) and actor (Police Academy), dies of acute drug intoxication and heart disease at 66
  • Aug 12 Robert Robinson, British television presenter (Ask The Family, Call My Bluff) (b. 1927)
  • Aug 14 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director known as the "Elvis Presley of India" (Amaran, Brahmachari, Vidhaata), dies of chronic renal failure at 79
  • Aug 19 Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (Three Sad Tigers), dies at 70
  • Aug 27 Nico Minardos, Greek-American actor (The Twilight Zone, Twelve Hours to Kill), dies at 81
  • Sep 2 Felipe Camiroaga, Chilean character animator, Chile (b. 1966)

Person of interestCliff Robertson

Sep 10 Clifford "Cliff" Robertson, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, dies at 88

  • Sep 11 Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • Sep 15 Frances Bay, Canadian actress (b. 1919)
  • Oct 5 Charles Napier, American actor (Night Stalker, Rambo), dies at 75
  • Oct 6 Diane Cilento, Australian actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 7 George Baker, Bulgarian-born British actor (I, Claudius, Goodbye Mr Chips, Curse of the Fly), dies at 80
  • Oct 9 Mark Kingston, English actor (Intimate Contact), dies at 77
  • Oct 12 Heinz Bennent, German actor (Possession, The Serpent's Egg), dies at 90
  • Oct 12 Patricia Breslin, American television and film actress dies at 80
  • Oct 12 Peter Hammond, British actor and director (The Buccaneers, King of the Castle), dies at 87
  • Oct 13 Barbara Kent, Canadian born - U.S. silent film actress and WAMPAS Baby Stars (b.1907)
  • Oct 15 Elizabeth "Betty" Driver, British singer and actress (Coronation Street, Pardon the Expression), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • Oct 18 Norman Corwin, American screenwriter for radio drama, dies at 101
  • Oct 23 Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94