April 2013 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 18 "Iron Man 3", directed by Shane Black, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in London

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 23 "Star Trek Into Darkness" directed by J. J. Abrams starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto premieres in Sydney

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 Cory Monteith is reported to have completed treatment at a drug rehabilitation facility

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 24 Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 27 NBA great Michael Jordan (50) weds 2nd wife model Yvette Prieto at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 2 Jesús Franco, Spanish film director and writer, dies from complications from a stroke at 82
  • Apr 3 Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85
  • Apr 4 Roger Ebert, American film critic (Pulitzer Prize 1975), dies of cancer at 70
  • Apr 8 Annette Funicello, American singer and actress (Mickey Mouse Club), dies from multiple sclerosis complications at 70
  • Apr 8 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), dies at 85
  • Apr 11 Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor, dies from natural causes at 87
  • Apr 12 Michael France, American screenwriter, dies from complications from diabetes at 51
  • Apr 15 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, dies at 66
  • Apr 19 Allan Arbus, American actor, dies from heart failure at 95
  • Apr 19 Patrick Garland, British director, writer, and actor, dies at 78
  • Apr 20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • Apr 25 Virginia Gibson, American actress, dies at 88
  • Apr 30 Deanna Durbin [Edna Mae Durbin], Canadian actress and vocalist (Every Sunday, Three Smart Girls, 100 Men & a Girl), dies at 91 (announcement date)