Famous Weddings & Divorces in December 1997

Famous Weddings

Peter Jennings

Dec 6 ABC's World News Tonight news anchor Peter Jennings (59) weds Kayce Freed in Bridgehampton, New York

Milla Jovovich

Dec 14 French film director Luc Besson (38) marries Russian-American actress Milla Jovovich (22); divorce in 1999

Woody Allen

Dec 23 American filmmaker Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted daughter of Mia Farrow in civil ceremony at Palazzo Cavalli in Venice, Italy, presided over by Mayor Massimo Cacciari

  • Dec 25 Actress Rue McClanahan (64) weds actor-producer Morrow Wilson (58) at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria

Robert Carlyle

Dec 28 Actor Robert Carlyle (36) weds makeup artist Anastasia Shirley in Scotland

Cate Blanchett

Dec 29 Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia

Helen Mirren

Dec 31 Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren (52) weds The Devil's Advocate director Taylor Hackford (53) at the Ardersier Parish Church near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands

Wedding of Interest

Dec 31 American rapper and actor "The Fresh Prince" Will Smith (31) weds actress Jada Pinkett (26) in Baltimore, Maryland


Famous Divorces

Evel Knievel

Dec 10 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (59) divorces Linda Joan Bork after 38 years of marriage