Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1936

Weddings in Film & TV

Paul Henreid

Jan 1 Actor Paul Henreid (27) weds Elizabeth Camilla Julia Gluck

Burgess Meredith

Jan 10 Actor Burgess Meredith (28) weds actress Margaret Perry (22)

  • Jun 14 Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico

William Hanna

Aug 7 Animator William Hanna (26) weds Violet Blanch Wogatzke (23)

  • Sep 12 "first Irish movie star" actress Maureen O'Sullivan (25) weds film director John Farrow (32)

Henry Fonda

Sep 16 American actor Henry Fonda (31) weds Canadian-American socialite Frances Ford Seymour (28) at Christ Church, New York City

  • Sep 28 "Marx Brothers" comedian Harpo Marx (47) weds "Million Dollar Legs" actress Susan Fleming (28)

John Barrymore

Nov 9 Actor John Barrymore (54) marries fourth wife Elaine Barrie (21) (divorced 1940)

Billy Wilder

Dec 22 Filmmaker Billy Wilder (30) weds first wife Judith Coppicus


Divorces in Film & TV

Divorce of Interest

Jan 10 Actress Mary Pickford (44) divorces actor Douglas Fairbanks (52) after 15 years of marriage

D. W. Griffith

Mar 2 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage