On This Day

Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1980

Weddings in Film & TV

Samuel L. Jackson

Jan 14 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)

  • Feb 20 Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski
  • May 22 American actress Marlo Thomas (42) weds American TV talk host Phil Donahue (44)

Mel Gibson

Jun 7 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

Raquel Welch

Jul 5 Actress Raquel Welch (39) weds producer André Weinfeld

Michael Biehn

Jul 11 Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)

James Woods

Aug 13 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison

  • Oct 4 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper

Dustin Hoffman

Oct 12 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut

Rod Taylor

Oct 15 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

Jay Leno

Nov 30 Comedian Jay Leno marries Mavis Nicholson

Martin Short

Dec 22 Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29)


Divorces in Film & TV

David Bowie

Feb 8 Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces British singer David Bowie (33) after just under 10 years of marriage

Dustin Hoffman

Oct 6 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage