Models in History

Events in Film & TV


InventionHistoric Invention

1877-08-12 Thomas Edison completes 1st model for the phonograph, a device that recorded sound onto tinfoil cylinders

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison
  • 1916-06-15 Boeing Model 1 [B & W Seaplane], the 1st Boeing product, flies for the 1st time
  • 1967-08-27 Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
  • 1987-05-06 Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice
  • 1988-06-20 Price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera
  • 1993-01-05 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
  • 1994-02-12 Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997-06-15 British model Naomi Campbell hospitalized due to drug overdose

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

2003-05-20 The reality series "America's Next Top Model", created by Tyra Banks, debuts on UPN

Supwemodel & Actress Tyra Banks
Supwemodel & Actress
Tyra Banks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005-09-20 Model Kate Moss is dropped by clothing chain H&M after allegations of drug taking

Supermodel Kate Moss
Supermodel
Kate Moss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2008-12-06 American pin-up model Bettie Page (85) is hospitalized in critical condition after suffering a heart attack

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page
  • 2017-05-06 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory
  • 2017-07-05 Volvo Cars announces all new models by 2019 will be either hybrids or battery powered, 1st automaker to do so

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 585

  • 1852-05-04 Alice Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland, born in London (d. 1934)
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1893-07-20 George Llewelyn-Davies, English Peter Pan character model (d. 1915)
  • 1905-07-05 Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • 1907-12-30 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
  • 1908-02-06 Edward Lansdale, general/model (Quiet American, Ugly American)
  • 1909-01-11 Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter (Haunting)
  • 1911-05-17 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish-born supermodel (d. 1992)
  • 1911-07-07 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1996)
  • 1913-10-18 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • 1914-08-05 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1915-01-11 Veda Ann Borg, American model and actress (Kid Galahad, Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • 1918-12-10 Anne Gwynne [Marguerite Gwynne Trice], American model and actress (Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein), born in Waco, Texas (d. 2003)
  • 1919-03-30 Ramsay Ames [Phillips], American actress, model and dancer (The Mummy's Ghost, Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • 1919-04-23 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2008)
  • 1921-03-25 Nancy Kelly, American child actress and model (The Bad Seed, Double Exposure, Jesse James), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
  • 1921-11-29 Dagmar [Virginia Ruth Egnor], American actress, model, and television personality (Broadway's Open House), born in Yawkey, West Virginia (d. 2001)
  • 1922-06-01 Joan Caulfield, American model and actress (My Favorite Husband), born in West Orange, New Jersey (d. 1991)

Person of interestBettie Page

1923-04-22 Bettie Page, American pinup model considered the 'Queen of Pinups' and the 'Dark Angel', born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2008)

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page
  • 1923-07-01 Constance Ford, American model and actress (Burden Hunt, Another World), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1923-08-24 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1924-11-23 Paula Raymond, American actress and model (The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2003)
  • 1925-05-08 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, born in Normandy, France (d. 2015)
  • 1926-04-12 Jane Withers, American actress, model, and singer (All Together Now, Josephine the plumber), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1927-03-10 Barbara Sinatra, American model and philanthropist, born in Bosworth, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1928-01-06 Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?), born in Saint-Raphaël, Var, France (d. 1990)
  • 1929-04-06 Joi Lansing [Joyce Brown], American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer (Touch of Evil, Bob Cummings Show), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1972)
  • 1929-05-31 Elaine Stewart, American actress and model (The Bad and the Beautiful, Take the High Ground), born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • 1929-12-25 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, born in Shanghai (d. 2016)
  • 1930-01-19 Nathalie "Tippi" Hedren, American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model (The Birds, Marnie), born in New Ulm, Minnesota
  • 1930-02-22 Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), born in Charleston, West Virginia (d. 1977)
  • 1930-02-24 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Carnegie, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • 1931-02-06 Mamie Van Doren, American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol (Teacher's Pet, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters), born in Rowena, South Dakota
  • 1931-07-30 Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), born in St Albans, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1933-10-28 Suzy Parker, model and actress (Chamber of Horrors), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2003)
  • 1934-09-28 Brigitte Bardot, French actress, model, animal activist and sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France
  • 1935-04-25 April Ashley, English model and one of the earliest British people known to have had sex reassignment surgery, born in Liverpool
  • 1936-03-19 Ursula Andress, Swiss model, actress and sex symbol (Dr. No, Casino Royale, She, Sensuous Nurse), born in Ostermundigen, Switzerland
  • 1936-10-29 Akiko Kojima, Japanese model
  • 1938-10-16 Nico (born Christa Päffgen; singer-songwriter, fashion model, actress) (d. 1988)
  • 1939-02-17 Mary Ann Mobley, American model/actress (Miss America-1959, Diff'rent Strokes), Biloxi Ms, (d. 2014)
  • 1941-02-15 Florinda Bolkan [Bulcão], Brazilian model and actress (Damned, Last Valley, Word), born in Uruburetama, Brazil
  • 1942-02-22 Christine Keeler, British model and showgirl (Profumo affair), born in Uxbridge, England (d. 2017)
  • 1942-04-06 Anita Pallenberg, Italian model and actress credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1942-07-08 Janice Pennington, Playboy playmate (May 1971) and model (The Price is Right), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1942-11-07 Jean Shrimpton, British actress (Privilege, Beaton by Bailey, Something Nice to Eat) and the world's first supermodel, born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1943-09-03 Valerie Perrine, American actress and model (Steam Bath, Superman, Lenny), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1943-11-17 Lauren Hutton, [Mary], model/actress (American Gigolo), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1944-07-15 Millie Jackson, Thompson Ga, model/singer (Get it out 'cha system)
  • 1944-08-23 Lena Tabori, Swedish actress model and daughter of Viveca Lindfors, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1945-05-02 Bianca Jagger, Nicaraguan model and socialite who married Mike Jagger, born in Managua, Nicaragua
  • 1946-03-22 Laraine Ashton, fashion models' agent (London)
  • 1946-09-16 Cathee Dahmen, American fashion model
  • 1947-03-18 Heather Ryan, American model and former Playmate of the Month
  • 1947-04-15 Diane "DeDe" Lind, American glamour model and playmate (Aug, 1967), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1947-09-25 Cheryl Tiegs, Minnesota, model (Sports Illustrated)
  • 1948-06-04 Rosemary Joyce, model/actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)
  • 1948-10-08 Stephanie Marrian [Stefanie Khan], French model, actress and comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France
  • 1949-01-16 Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]
  • 1949-02-20 Ivana Trump, Czech-American model and ex-wife of Donald Trump (1st Wives Club), born in Gottwaldov, Moravia, Czechoslovak Republic
  • 1949-03-30 Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman
  • 1949-09-19 Twiggy Lawson, [Leslie Hornby], England, model/actress (Boyfriend, W)
  • 1950-01-26 Janet Lupo, American model
  • 1950-01-28 Barbi Benton, [Klein], California, Playboy model (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!)
  • 1950-02-08 Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress
  • 1951-01-02 Nadia Cassini, [Gianna Lou Muller], Woodstock NY, model (Oui)
  • 1951-01-10 Kathleen Bradley, model (Price is Right), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-07-16 Lorraine Chase, English actress and model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets), born in Deptford, England
  • 1951-07-25 Vanessa, [Conny Witteman], Dutch model/singer
  • 1951-08-19 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and playmate of year (Aug, 1975), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • 1951-09-05 Patti McGuire, American model and television producer, born in Dexter, Missouri
  • 1951-11-24 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model (Model of the Rear)
  • 1952-08-13 Marie Helvin, model/actress (Children)
  • 1952-10-13 Beverly Johnson, model/actress (Ashanti Land of No Mercy)
  • 1953-01-29 Dalila di Lazzaro, Udine Italy, covergirl/model (Vogue)
  • 1953-02-17 Janice Dickinson, American model (Vogue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1953-07-14 Bebe Buell [Beverle Lorence], Portsmouth, Virginia, American model/singer (Nov 1974 Playmate of the Month)
  • 1954-02-02 Christie Brinkley, [Ex-Mrs Billy Joel], model/actress (SI, Vacation)
  • 1954-02-05 Roseanne Katan, American model and playmate (Sep 1978), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-05-02 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, born in Ohio (d. 1982)
  • 1954-12-28 Rosie Vela, American model and singer-songwriter (Zazu, Fool's Paradise), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1955-02-15 Janice Dickinson, American Ex-Supermodel
  • 1955-07-25 Iman, [Abdulmajid], Mogadishu Somalia, model/actress (Star Trek 6)
  • 1956-02-03 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • 1956-05-29 LaToya Jackson, American singer/model (If You Feel the Funk)/posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956-07-02 Jerry Hall, American model, married to Mick Jagger and Rupert Murdoch (Batman, Freejack), born in Mesquite, Texas
  • 1957-02-02 Sandra Joyce Cagle, American model and playmate (Feb 1980), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1957-12-17 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), born in Roppongi, Tokyo d. 1985)
  • 1958-01-07 Donna Rice, model/Gary Hart's lover, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1958-02-12 Ruth Guerri, US-Italian nude model (July, 1983), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1958-04-15 Noni Ιoannidou, Greek fashion model and actress
  • 1958-04-18 Bernadette Robi, model/ex-wife of football player Lynn Swann
  • 1959-07-07 Jessica Hahn, evangelist rape victim/model (playboy)/actress
  • 1959-11-06 Teri Peterson, American model and playmate (July, 1980), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1960-01-29 Gia Carangi, American model (d. 1986)
  • 1960-02-28 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1980)
  • 1960-06-26 Barbara Edwards, American model, Playmate of the Month (Sept, 1983), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1960-07-12 Corynne Charby [Corinne Charbit], French model, actress and pop singer, born in Paris, France

Person of interestKim Alexis

1960-07-15 Kim Alexis, American supermodel (Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover) and actress, born in Lockport, New York

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis

Person of interestRuPaul

1960-11-17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul

Weddings in Film & TV

Weddings 1 - 100 of 224


HeartWedding of Interest

1870-03-28 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

HeartWedding of Interest

1943-02-15 Model Bettie Page (19) weds high school sweetheart Billy Neal in Gallatin, Tennessee

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page

HeartWedding of Interest

1944-11-20 Model agency executive Eileen Ford (22) weds businessman Gerard W. Ford (20) in San Francisco, California

Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford
Co-Founder of Ford Models
Eileen Ford

HeartWedding of Interest

1949-08-09 Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

1950-04-29 Actor Sidney Poitier (23) weds model Juanita Hardy

HeartWedding of Interest

1955-07-11 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (54) weds former fashion model and actress Kay Spreckles

HeartWedding of Interest

1956-08-21 Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore

HeartWedding of Interest

1958-02-15 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan (not the actress) Crawford in California

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

HeartWedding of Interest

1961-03-13 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso

HeartWedding of Interest

1961-09-10 Baseball player Ted Williams marries model Lee Howard (divorced 1967)

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

HeartWedding of Interest

1962-08-17 Actor Jack Lemmon (37) weds actress/model Felicia Farr (29) in Paris, France

HeartWedding of Interest

1963-06-01 Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

HeartWedding of Interest

1965-08-14 Former fashion model and fitness guru Jane Fonda (27) weds director and producer Roger Vadim (37) in Las Vegas

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

HeartWedding of Interest

1966-01-21 Beatle George Harrison marries model Patti Boyd

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

HeartWedding of Interest

1966-03-17 The Who drummer Keith Moon (19) weds model Kim Kerrigan (18) at Brent Registry Office

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon

HeartWedding of Interest

1970-03-20 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Bowie (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

HeartWedding of Interest

1970-08-24 Actor Peter Sellers (44) weds model Miranda Quarry

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

HeartWedding of Interest

1971-05-12 Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger (27) weds actress and model Bianca Pérez-Mora Macias (31) at St Tropez Town Hall, France

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1971-07-19 "The Who" lead singer Roger Daltrey (27) weds model Heather Taylor

HeartWedding of Interest

1973-01-08 Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 1974-06-05 "Sly and the Family Stone" frontman Sly Stone (31) weds model-actress Kathy Silva at Madison Square Garden

HeartWedding of Interest

1975-07-07 Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour marries model and artist Virginia Hasenbein

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

HeartWedding of Interest

1977-04-07 Businessman Donald Trump (30) weds his first wife Czech model Ivana Zelníčková (28) at the Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

HeartWedding of Interest

1979-04-06 Singer Rod Stewart & model Alana Collins wed

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart
  • 1980-10-04 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper

HeartWedding of Interest

1981-09-13 Television producer Lorne Michaels (36) weds model Susan Forristal

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1983-11-21 NY Ranger Ron Greschner marries model Carol Alt

HeartWedding of Interest

1985-02-24 NFL quarterback Joe Montana (28) weds actress and model Jennifer Wallace

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

HeartWedding of Interest

1985-03-23 Musician Billy Joel weds supermodel Christie Brinkley

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel

HeartWedding of Interest

1987-01-03 Tennis player champ Mats Wilander (22) weds model Sonya Mulholland in South Africa

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

HeartWedding of Interest

1987-11-25 Actor Phil Hartman (39) weds former model Brynn Omdahl

HeartWedding of Interest

1988-04-24 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 1989-08-23 "The Cars" lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek (40) weds model Paulina Porizkova (24)

HeartWedding of Interest

1990-07-01 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr

HeartWedding of Interest

1991-12-12 Actor Richard Gere (42) weds supermodel Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas

  • 1992-04-24 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland
  • 1992-07-26 "Kiss" guitarist Paul Stanley weds model Pamela Bowen
  • 1992-09-05 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-01-02 Supermodel Kim Alexis (32) weds ice hockey player Ron Duguay (35)

Supermodel Kim Alexis
Supermodel
Kim Alexis
  • 1993-07-25 Designer Claude Montana (44) weds his model Wallis Franken (44)
  • 1993-12-20 Businessman Donald Trump (47) weds former model Marla Maples (30) at Trump Plaza Hotel
  • 1994-02-18 Actor Joe Pantoliano (41) weds model Nancy Sheppard (31)

HeartWedding of Interest

1994-04-16 Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-02-06 "The Beach Boys" leader and chief songwriter Brian Wilson (52) weds former model Melinda Ledbetter (47) at Palos Verdes in Peninsula, California

Singer-Songwriter Brian Wilson
Singer-Songwriter
Brian Wilson

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-02-11 Tennis star Yannick Noah (34) weds Victoria's Secret model Heather Stewart-Whyte (25) in France

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Yannick Noah
  • 1995-05-20 "Eagles" singer Don Henley (47) weds model Sharon Summerall (33) in Malibu

HeartWedding of Interest

1995-09-02 Actor Charlie Sheen (30) weds model Donna Peele (25) in Malibu, California

  • 1996-04-27 Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1996-05-04 Actor-producer Forest Whitaker (35) weds actress-model Keisha Nash (23) in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • 1996-06-26 Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34)
  • 1996-08-24 Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1996-09-07 Five-foot-eleven model-actress Eva Herzigova (23) weds Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres (43) in Sea Bright, New Jersey
  • 1996-09-21 Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook
  • 1996-11-30 "All My Children" actress-model Eva LaRue (29) weds John Callahan (42) under a 500-year-old banyan tree at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii
  • 1996-12-01 Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-04-19 Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
Supermodel & Actress
Brooke Shields
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1997-07-04 "Beverly Hills 90210" actor Ian Ziering (34) weds model-actress Nikki Schieler (26) in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1997-08-02 "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

HeartWedding of Interest

1997-11-15 TV host and actor William Shatner (66) weds former Ford model Nerine Kidd (38) in Pasadena, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1998-04-30 Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis

  • 1998-05-21 Supermodel Cindy Crawford (32) weds restaurateur Rande Gerber (36) on Paradise Island in the Bahamas
  • 1998-09-19 "Full House" actor John Stamos (35) weds supermodel Rebecca Romijn (25) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1998-10-03 Dutch-born model Annette Roque (33) weds The Today show cohost Matt Lauer (41) at Presbyterian Church in Bridgehampton, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

1998-11-28 Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas

  • 1998-12-20 "Def Jam" business magnate Russell Simmons (41) weds model Kimora Lee (23) on the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy
  • 1999-01-16 "General Hospital" actor Steve Burton (29) weds model Sheree Gustin (22) at a cliffside church in Dana Point, California
  • 1999-05-01 "As Good As It Gets" actor Greg Kinnear (35) weds British model Helen Labdon (29)

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-05-21 NFL legend Deion Sanders (31) weds model Pilar Biggers in Paradise Island, Bahamas

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • 1999-06-10 Model-actress Esther Canadas (22) weds model Mark Vanderloo (31) at the 900-year-old Vallombrosa Abbey in Tuscany

HeartWedding of Interest

1999-10-02 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rocker
Rob Thomas
  • 2000-05-20 "Stone Temple Pilots" front man Scott Weiland (32) weds model Mary Forsberg (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

2001-02-08 MLB outfielder David Justice (34) weds model Rebecca Villalobos

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
  • 2001-04-04 Actress and model Brooke Shields (35) weds sitcom writer Chris Henchy (37) in Catalina Island, California
  • 2001-06-09 "Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

HeartWedding of Interest

2001-10-05 F1 racing driver Ralf Schumacher (26) weds former model Cora Brinkmann at the church of Maria Plain in Salzburg, Austria

Formula 1 Driver Ralf Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Ralf Schumacher
  • 2001-12-31 Glamour model and actress Coco Austin (33) weds rapper-actor Ice-T (54) in Las Vegas, Nevada

HeartWedding of Interest

2002-06-11 Musician Paul McCartney (59) weds former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (34) at Castle Leslie in County Monaghan, Ireland

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Activist and Media Personality Heather Mills
Activist and Media Personality
Heather Mills
  • 2002-07-05 "Smallville" actor Tom Welling (25) weds model Jamie White in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
  • 2002-08-24 Journalist Bryant Gumbel weds model Hilary Quinlan at Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-03-25 Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-05-03 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (35) weds former model Melissa McKnight (38) at a private estate overlooking Anini Beach in Kilauea, Hawaii

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-05-10 "Ocean's Eleven" director and producer Steven Soderbergh (40) weds former fashion model Jules Asner (35) in Manhattan, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-06-07 "Sidewalks of New York" actor-director Edward Burns (34) weds Calvin Klein model Christy Turlington (32) at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in San Francisco, California

Supermodel Christy Turlington
Supermodel
Christy Turlington

HeartWedding of Interest

2003-06-22 Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California

  • 2004-04-24 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) weds TV personality Mario Lopez (30) at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

HeartWedding of Interest

2004-06-05 Tennis player Ilie Năstase (57) weds fashion model Amalia Teodosescu

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

HeartWedding of Interest

2004-09-25 Academy Award winning actor Kevin Costner (49) weds model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner (30) at his 165-acre ranch in Aspen, Colorado

HeartWedding of Interest

2004-10-05 Professional golfer Tiger Woods (28) weds former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (24) at Sandy Lane Resort in St. James, Barbados

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

HeartWedding of Interest

2005-01-22 Businessman and "The Apprentice" host Donald Trump (58) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida

US First Lady and Model Melania Trump
US First Lady and Model
Melania Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

HeartWedding of Interest

2005-05-10 Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) weds British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) in Costa Careyes, Mexico

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Supermodel
Heidi Klum
Musician & Songwriter Seal
Musician & Songwriter
Seal
  • 2005-06-01 "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil

HeartWedding of Interest

2005-06-03 Earl of Mornington, Arthur Wellesley (27) weds great-granddaughter of Lord Beaverbrook and model/make-up artist Jemma Kidd (30) in a seaside ceremony on the beach near Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados

1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley
1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister
Arthur Wellesley
  • 2005-08-18 Model and former Playboy Playmate Kylie Bax (30) weds photographer Spiros Poros in Delos, Greece
  • 2005-09-10 Glamour model Katie Price (27) weds 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (32) in Highclere Castle, Hampshire
  • 2005-09-10 Fashion model Jodie Kidd (26) weds entrepreneur Aidan Butler at St. Peter's Church in Twineham, West Sussex, England

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1969-09-18 Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1978-05-01 Actress and model Bianca Jagger files for divorce from Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger after 7 years of marriage on the grounds of his adultery with model Jerry Hall

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1980-02-08 Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after 9 years of marriage

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1994-04-14 Musician Billy Joel & supermodel Christie Brinkley announce plans to divorce

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1997-01-27 "Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2004-04-26 Model-actress Deborah Falconer (38) divorces actor Robert Downey Jr (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 12 years of marriage

  • 2004-05-12 Model and actress Ali Landry divorces (30) "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to infidelity only less than 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2004-06-10 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 weeks after getting married
  • 2004-11-09 Hotel heiress and fashion model Nicky Hilton (21) divorces businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) due to bi-coastal relationship after nearly 3 months of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-10-06 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006-11-02 Rocker Rod Stewart (58) divorces model Rachel Hunter (33) due to irreconcilable differences

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2008-03-17 Musician Paul McCartney (65) divorces former model and anti-landmines campaigner Heather Mills (40) on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Activist and Media Personality Heather Mills
Activist and Media Personality
Heather Mills
  • 2008-05-16 "24" actor Kiefer Sutherland (37) divorces former model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (42) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 8 years of marriage
  • 2008-10-10 Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage
  • 2009-09-08 90s pop sensation singer Peter Andre (36) divorces glamour model Katie Price (31) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage
  • 2010-06-18 Former Saved by the Bell actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (36) divorces former model Lisa Ann Russell (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2010-08-23 Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2011-02-10 Former Playboy model Camille Donatacci (42) divorces "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (56) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2011-06-15 Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley (45) divorces businessman Arun Nayar due to husband's unreasonable behavior

  • 2011-08-12 Rock singer John Mellencamp (59) divorces model Elaine Irwin (41) after 18 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2011-10-31 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

2012-04-06 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
  • 2016-06-07 Model Amber Rose and rapper Wiz Khalifa divorce after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1918-08-12 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), dies of cancer at 46
  • 1934-11-16 Alice Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland, dies at 82
  • 1942-07-14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies
  • 1962-06-24 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
  • 1972-08-07 Joi Lansing [Joyce Brown], American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer (Touch of Evil, Bob Cummings Show), dies of cancer at 43
  • 1973-08-16 Veda Ann Borg, American model and actress (Kid Galahad, Avalanche, Accomplice), dies of cancer at 58
  • 1976-10-11 Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68
  • 1977-02-27 Allison Hayes, American model and actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman), dies of Leukemia or lead poisoning at 47
  • 1977-07-19 John R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80
  • 1977-11-05 Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72
  • 1980-03-01 Wilhelmina, high-fashion model and owner of model agency (b. 1940)
  • 1980-08-14 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), murdered by estranged husband and manager Paul Snider at 20
  • 1980-12-24 Siggie Nordstrom, model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer of The Nordstrom Sisters (b. 1893)
  • 1982-07-08 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • 1982-07-30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28
  • 1985-09-11 Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), dies of leukaemia at 27
  • 1986-11-18 Gia Carangi, American model (AIDS) (b. 1960)
  • 1988-03-03 Sewall Wright, US geneticist (evolution model), dies at 98
  • 1988-07-18 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
  • 1990-03-17 Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre], French actress and fashion model (Pink Panther, What's New Pussycat?), commits suicide at 62
  • 1991-06-18 Joan Caulfield, American model and actress (My Favorite Husband), dies of cancer at 69
  • 1991-12-07 Michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913)
  • 1992-01-24 Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • 1992-03-27 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), dies of lung disease at 77
  • 1992-04-18 Florence Randall, model and designer (Bill Blass), dies at 54 of cancer
  • 1992-04-23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • 1992-06-24 Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • 1992-07-22 Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 1992-07-22 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, model, actor, and rodeo performer (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 1992-07-24 Arletty [Arlette-léonie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • 1993-02-26 Constance Ford, American model and actress (Burden Hunt, Another World), dies from cancer at 69
  • 1993-11-15 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • 1994-12-07 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • 1995-01-02 Nancy Kelly, American child actress and model (The Bad Seed, Double Exposure, Jesse James), dies at 73
  • 1995-03-05 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • 1995-07-02 Krissy Taylor, American model (17 Mag), dies of respiratory problems at 17
  • 1996-07-01 Margaux Hemingway, American fashion model and actress (Lipstick), commits suicide at 41
  • 1996-09-15 Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), dies at 85
  • 1997-07-25 Dora Maar, Picasso model/companion, dies at 89
  • 1998-03-30 Ramsay Ames [Phillips], American actress, model and dancer (The Mummy's Ghost, Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves), dies of lung cancer at 79
  • 1998-04-02 Rob Pilatus, American model and entertainer (Milli Vanilli) (b. 1965)
  • 2000-01-11 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), dies at 76
  • 2001-06-04 Joan Vohs, American model and actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina), dies at 73
  • 2001-10-09 Dagmar [Virginia Ruth Egnor], American actress, model, and television personality (Broadway's Open House), dies at 79
  • 2002-01-13 Gregorio Fuentes, Cuban fisherman, reputed model for Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (b. 1897)
  • 2003-03-31 Anne Gwynne [Marguerite Gwynne Trice], American model and actress (Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein), dies following a stroke at 84
  • 2003-05-03 Suzy Parker, American model and actress, dies at 69
  • 2003-12-31 Paula Raymond, American actress and model (The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms), dies at 79
  • 2006-04-16 Francisco Adam, Portuguese actor and model (b. 1983)
  • 2006-11-15 Ana Carolina Reston, Brazilian model (b. 1985)
  • 2007-12-06 Katy French, Irish Supermodel and Socialite, dies at 24
  • 2008-02-02 Katoucha, Guinean model and activist (b. 1960)
  • 2008-06-28 Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model (b.1987)
  • 2008-07-07 Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 91
  • 2008-10-06 Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985)

Person of interestBettie Page

2008-12-11 Bettie Page, American pinup model considered the 'Queen of Pinups' and the 'Dark Angel', dies at 85

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page
  • 2009-04-27 Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean actress and model (b. 1983)
  • 2009-05-20 Lucy Gordon, British model and actress (b. 1980)
  • 2010-01-14 Petra Schürmann, German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 (b. 1935)
  • 2010-11-21 Norris Church Mailer, American model and widow of Norman Mailer (b. 1949)
  • 2011-06-27 Elaine Stewart, American actress and model (The Bad and the Beautiful, Take the High Ground), dies at 81
  • 2011-10-23 Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94
  • 2012-02-16 Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94
  • 2013-11-13 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), dies of kidney failure at 83
  • 2014-12-09 Mary Ann Mobley, American model/actress, dies from breast cancer at 77
  • 2015-01-17 Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, dies when hit by a train at 37
  • 2015-03-02 Bettina Graziani [Simone Bodin] French model, one of the first supermodels, Givenchy muse, dies at 89
  • 2016-12-18 China Machado, Chinese-born model, 1st non-Caucasian super model, dies at 86
  • 2017-02-17 Magnus Wenninger, American mathematician and author of Polyhedron models, dies at 97
  • 2017-06-13 Anita Pallenberg, Italian model and actress credited as the muse of the Rolling Stones, dies of complications of hepatitis C. at 75
  • 2017-07-25 Barbara Sinatra, American model and philanthropist, dies at 90
  • 2017-12-04 Christine Keeler, British model and showgirl (Profumo affair), dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 75