On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in Film & Television in 1956

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 1 Actor Gene Hackman (25) weds Fay Maltese

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 14 Actress Vera Miles (25) weds actor Gordon Scott (29)

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 18 US film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco in a civil ceremony in Monaco

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
Prince of Monaco Rainier III
Prince of Monaco
Rainier III
  • Apr 19 American actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)

LoveWedding of Interest

May 22 Actress Anita Ekberg (24) weds actor and singer Anthony Steel (36) in Florence, Italy

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
  • Jun 6 Three-time Olympic Champion figure skater Sonja Henie (44) weds Norwegian shipping magnate and art patron Niels Onstad (47)

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 14 Actor Ted Cassidy (23) weds Margaret Helen

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 29 Actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (30) weds for the 3rd time, this time marrying playwright Arthur Miller (40) at White Plains Court House in White Plains, New York

Actress Marilyn Monroe
Actress
Marilyn Monroe
Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • Aug 5 Actress-singer Shirley Jones (22) weds film and stage actor Jack Cassidy (29)

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 12 Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Rand

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 19 Actor Christopher Plummer (26) weds actress Tammy Grimes (22) at Cherokee Castle in Sedalia, Colorado

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Boxing Champion Archie Moore
Boxing Champion
Archie Moore

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 14 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (26) marries 1st wife actress Vivien Merchant (27)

Playwright Harold Pinter
Playwright
Harold Pinter

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 28 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (23) weds actor Gig Young (43)