On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV on August 5

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1956 Actress-singer Shirley Jones (22) weds film and stage actor Jack Cassidy (29)

LoveWedding of Interest

1964 Film director Mel Brooks (38) weds actress Anne Bancroft (32) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
Actress Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft

LoveWedding of Interest

1971 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer [nee Gaines] (22) weds actor Helmuth Sommer; divorce in 1976

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer
  • 1972 "The Addams Family" actor John Astin (42) weds actress Patty Duke (25); divorce 1985
  • 1977 Actress Julie Newmar (43) weds lawyer J. Holt Smith

LoveWedding of Interest

2015 Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles