On This Day

Actors and Actresses Married and Divorced in 1996

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 27 "ER" TV actress Yvette Freeman (39) weds musical director Lawny Hartley (49) in Dunleith, Delaware
  • Feb 14 Secretary of Defense and former US Senator William Cohen of Maine (56) weds Black Entertainment Television host Janet Langhart (54) at United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 15 Chinese actress Gong Li (30) weds Singapore-born businessman Ooi Hoe Seong (46) at Singapore's Registry of Marriages

Angelina Jolie

Mar 28 Actress Angelina Jolie (20) weds actor Jonny Lee Miller (23)

Clint Eastwood

Mar 31 Actor and director Clint Eastwood (65) weds news anchor Dina Ruiz (30) in Las Vegas

Hugh Jackman

Apr 11 Actor Hugh Jackman (27) weds actress Deborra-Lee Furness (41) at St. John's in Toorak, Victoria

Dennis Hopper

Apr 12 Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church

  • Apr 27 Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York

Wedding of Interest

Apr 27 Actress Robin Wright (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California

  • May 1 Actress and talk show host Kelly Ripa (26) weds film actor Mark Consuelos (25) in Las Vegas

Forest Whitaker

May 4 Actor-producer Forest Whitaker (35) weds actress-model Keisha Nash (23) in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • May 4 "CSI Miami" actor David Caruso (40) weds flight attendant Margaret Buckley (33)

Antonio Banderas

May 14 Actor Antonio Banderas (35) weds actress Melanie Griffith (38) at the Westminster register office in London

  • May 18 "As the World Turns" actor Shawn Christian (30) weds personal trainer Deborah Quinn in Gun Lake, Michigan
  • May 25 Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 26 "Seinfield" actor-comedian Wayne Knight (41) weds makeup artist Paula Sutor (44) in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Jun 16 Soap opera actress-singer Kassie Wesley (35) weds James De Paiva (39) in Morganfield, Kentucky
  • Jun 22 "Full House" actress Candace Cameron (20) weds Montreal Canadiens hockey player Valeri Bure (22) at the Church of the Valle in Van Nuys, California
  • Jun 23 "Amadeus" actor Tom Hulce (42) weds Italian artist Cecilia Ermini
  • Jun 26 Actor Kiefer Sutherland (29) weds model Elizabeth Kelly Winn (34)
  • Jul 20 Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters (48) weds investment adviser Michael Wittenberg (34) at Mary Tyler Moore's home in Millbrook, New York
  • Aug 24 Actress-model Vendela (30) weds Norwegian politician Olaf Thommessen (30) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sep 7 Model-actress Eva Herzigova (23) weds Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres (43) in Sea Bright, New Jersey
  • Sep 14 Actress Liz Keifer (33) weds Robert Convertino (41) at Rihga Royal Hotel in New York City
  • Sep 21 Supermodel Christie Brinkey marries for 4th time to Peter Cook

Jim Carrey

Sep 23 Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu

  • Sep 23 Oscar-nominated actor of "The Buddy Holly Story" Gary Busey (52) weds former stuntwoman from Dallas Tiani Warden (29) at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

Wedding of Interest

Oct 6 American country singer Faith Hill (29) weds American country singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in Rayville, Louisiana

  • Oct 19 "Rescue Me" actor-comedian Lenny Clarke (43) weds former TV producer Jennifer Miller (31) at Martha's Vineyard in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Day-Lewis

Nov 13 "A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont

Chris Rock

Nov 23 Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton

  • Nov 30 "All My Children" actress-model Eva LaRue (29) weds John Callahan (42) under a 500-year-old banyan tree at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii
  • Dec 1 Model-actress Angie Everhart (27) weds actor Ashley Hamilton (22) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

Lionel Richie

Dec 21 American pop singer Lionel Richie (47) weds clothing designer Diane Alexander (30) at Metropolitan Club in New York

  • Dec 30 "The Last Emperor" Chinese actress Vivian Wu (30) weds producer-director Oscar Costo (43) in Shanghai, China

Divorces in Film & TV

Divorce of Interest

Feb 22 Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice