August 2015 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Aug 4 Robert Downey Jr. named the world's highest paid actor by Forbes Magazine (earning $80 mil). 4 non-Hollywood actors make the top 10.

  • Aug 6 Comedian Jon Stewart hosts "The Daily Show" for the last time

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Aug 7 US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump says in a CNN interview that news anchor Mergyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Aug 10 Google announces its restructure as Alphabet, a holding company with Google, YouTube, Android and Chrome as subsidiaries

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Actor Declan Donnelly weds Ali Astall at St Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Elswick, Tyne and Wear
  • Aug 5 Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles
  • Aug 9 Model Kate Grigorieva (27) weds her boyfriend Alexander in Saint Petersburg
  • Aug 17 Boyzone lead singer Ronan Keating (38) weds model Storm Uechtritz in East Lothian, Scotland
  • Aug 23 Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan (46) weds model Megan Wollover (28) in NYC
  • Aug 30 Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 Cilla Black, English pop singer and TV host (Blind Date), dies at 72
  • Aug 3 Coleen Gray, American Actress (The Killing), dies at 92
  • Aug 5 George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
  • Aug 9 Frank Gifford, American NFL player and broadcaster, dies at 84
  • Aug 17 Yvonne Craig, American actress (Batgirl), dies at 78
  • Aug 18 Bud Yorkin, American producer and director (All in the Family, 1959, 1960 Emmy), dies at 89
  • Aug 20 Melody Patterson, American actress (F Troop) dies at 66
  • Aug 21 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), dies at 93
  • Aug 26 P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, English poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84
  • Aug 30 Wes Craven, American filmmaker (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream), dies at 76