On This Day

Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1979

Weddings in Film & TV

John Carpenter

Jan 1 Film director John Carpenter (30) weds actress Adrienne Barbeau (33)

Kurt Russell

Mar 17 Actor Kurt Russell (28) weds actress Season Hubley (28)

Bob Denver

Mar 26 Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

Rod Stewart

Apr 6 British singer Rod Stewart (34) weds American model and actress Alana Collins(33); divorce in 1984

John Candy

Apr 28 Actor and comedian John Candy (28) weds Rosemary Margaret Hobor at St. Basil's Church in Toronto, Canada

Eric Clapton

May 19 British guitarist Eric Clapton (34) marries model and George Harrison's ex-wife Pattie Boyd (35); divorce in 1989

Liza Minnelli

Dec 4 American singer Liza Minnelli (33) weds (her 3rd) American sculptor Mark Gero; divorce 1992


Divorces in Film & TV

Max Von Sydow

Feb 26 Actor Max Von Sydow (49) divorces actress Christina Olin after 28 years of marriage

Peter O'Toole

Aug 14 Actors Peter O'Toole and Sian Phillips divorce after nearly twenty years of marriage