On This Day

Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1941

Weddings in Film & TV

Stan Laurel

Jan 11 Comedian Stan Laurel and actress Virginia Ruth Rogers remarry for the 2nd time

Vera-Ellen

Feb 4 American dancer and actress Vera-Ellen (19) weds fellow American dancer Robert Hightower; divorce in 1946

Hattie McDaniel

Mar 21 American Actress Hattie McDaniel (45) weds real estate salesman James Lloyd Crawford; divorced 1945

Doris Day

Apr 17 American actress Doris Day (19) weds trombonist Albert Jorden

Gene Tierney

Jun 1 Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

William Holden

Jul 12 Actor William Holden (23) weds actress Brenda Marshall (25) in Las Vegas

Judy Garland

Jul 27 American singer and actress Judy Garland (19) weds British-American musician David Rose (31); divorce in 1944

Jackie Coogan

Aug 10 Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada

  • Aug 12 "I Love Lucy" actress Vivan Vance (32) weds actor Philip Ober (39)

Milton Berle

Dec 4 Entertainer Milton Berle (33) marries actress Joyce Matthews (21) for the first time (divorced 1947, remarried 1949)

Maureen O'Hara

Dec 29 Actress Maureen O'Hara (21) marries second husband director Will Price (28) (divorced 1953)