On This Day

Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1944

Weddings in Film & TV

Ralph Richardson

Jan 26 Actor Ralph Richardson (41) weds actress Meriel Forbes (30)

Charlton Heston

Mar 17 American actor Charlton Heston (20) weds American actress and photographer Lydia Clarke (20)

Burgess Meredith

May 21 Actor Burgess Meredith (36) weds actress Paulette Goddard (33) at David O Selznick's Beverly Hills home

Susan Hayward

Jul 23 Actress Susan Hayward (27) weds actor Jess Barker (32) at St. Thomas Church in Los Angeles, California

Yul Brynner

Sep 6 Actor Yul Brynner (24) weds actress Virginia Gilmore (25) at the Los Angeles County Courthouse; divorce in 1960

Jerry Lewis

Oct 3 American comedian Jerry Lewis (18) marries American singer Patti Palmer (22); divorce in 1980

Eileen Ford

Nov 20 Model agency executive Eileen Ottensoser (22) weds businessman Gerard W. Ford (20) in San Francisco, California