April 2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 11 Amy Schumer hosts the 2015 MTV Movie Awards

Comedian Amy Schumer
Comedian
Amy Schumer

Film release premierFilm Premier

Apr 13 "Avengers: Age of Ultron", directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles


Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 12 Actor David Arquette (43) weds entertainment host Christina McLarty in a quiet ceremony
  • Apr 12 Fashion designer Tina Knowles (61) weds actor Richard Lawson (68) in Newport Beach, California
  • Apr 26 "The Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder (36) weds Twilight actress Nikki Reed (26) in Malibu, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 5 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law, The Last Days of Patton), dies at 86
  • Apr 6 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88

Person of interestRichie Benaud

Apr 10 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), dies of skin cancer at 84

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • Apr 15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage, at 48
  • Apr 23 Sawyer Sweeten, American actor (Everyone Loves Raymond), commits suicide at 19
  • Apr 26 Jayne Meadows, American actress (Dark Delusion, David and Bathsheba) and wife of Steve Allen, dies of natural causes at 95
  • Apr 27 Suzanne Crough, American child actress (The Partridge Family), dies at 52