April 2012 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Jack and Jill wins

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 11 "The Avengers", directed by Joss Whedon and starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 20 People magazine name Eva Mendes as one of 2012's Most Beautiful at Every Age

Actress Eva Mendes
Actress
Eva Mendes
  • Apr 22 TV political comedy "Veep" created by Armando Iannucci, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Anna Chlumsky premieres on HBO

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 6 "Sex and the City" actor Chris Noth (57) weds actress Tara Wilson (30) in Hawaii
  • Apr 8 American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewerly designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California
  • Apr 21 Actress Carey Mulligan (26) weds "Mumford & Sons" lead singer Marcus Mumford (25) in Somerset, England

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 6 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) divorces British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) due to irreconcilable differences after almost seven years of marriage

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Supermodel
Heidi Klum
Musician & Songwriter Seal
Musician & Songwriter
Seal

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 9 Salsa artist Marc Anthony (42) divorces pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 25 Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence (47) files for divorce from Shamicka Gibbs due to irreconcilable differences after 1.5 years of marriage

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Comedian
Martin Lawrence

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 4 Claude Miller, French director and screen writer, dies at 70

Person of interestMike Wallace

Apr 7 Mike Wallace, American journalist and media personality (Biography, 60 Minutes), dies of natural causes at 93

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace

Person of interestDick Clark

Apr 18 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), dies from a heart attack at 82

Radio and Television Personality Dick Clark
Radio and Television Personality
Dick Clark
  • Apr 20 Peter Carsten, German actor and film producer actor (A Study in Terror, Mr Super Invisible), dies at 83
  • Apr 28 Patricia Medina, British actress (The Three Musketeers, High-Low), dies from natural causes at 92
  • Apr 30 George Murdock, American actor, dies at 81