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Famous Weddings & Divorces in 2003

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 1 "Lord of The Rings" actress Miranda Otto (35) weds actor Peter O'Brien (44) at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia
  • Jan 1 "A Beautiful Mind" actress Jennifer Connelly (32) weds actor Paul Bettany in Scotland
  • Jan 3 Actress Emily Mortimer (31) weds actor Alessandro Nivola (30) in Chilterns, Buckinghamshire

Idina Menzel

Jan 11 "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • Jan 11 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

Paul Rudd

Feb 23 Actor Paul Rudd (33) weds publicist Julie Yaeger

Anthony Hopkins

Mar 1 "The Silence of the Lambs" actor Anthony Hopkins (65) weds actress-producer Stella Arroyave (47) in Malibu, California

Liv Tyler

Mar 25 Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados

Russell Crowe

Apr 7 Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

  • Apr 12 Prince Laurent of Belgium (39) weds land surveyor Claire Coombs (29) in Brussels, Belgium
  • Apr 22 "Star Trek: Enterprise" actress Jolene Blalock (28) weds "Live Nation" CEO Michael Rapino in Negril, Jamaica
  • Apr 25 "Angel" actress Amy Acker (26) weds actor James Carpinello (27) at Hans Fahden Vineyard in Napa Valley, California

Matt LeBlanc

May 3 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (35) weds former model Melissa McKnight (38) at a private estate overlooking Anini Beach in Kilauea, Hawaii

Rahul Dravid

May 4 Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid (30) weds surgeon Vijeta Pendharkar in Bangalore, India

  • May 10 "Broadway" singer-actress Carol Channing (82) weds Harry Kullijian at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto, California
  • May 10 Fashion designer Shoshanna Lonstein (28) weds investment analyst Joshua Gruss at the Metropolitan Club in New York City

Steven Soderbergh

May 10 "Ocean's Eleven" director and producer Steven Soderbergh (40) weds former fashion model Jules Asner (35) in Manhattan, New York

Dennis Rodman

May 13 NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds Michelle Moyer in a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California

  • May 18 Actress Rena Sofer (34) weds director and producer Sanford Bookstaver (29) in Malibu, California

Kevin Hart

May 22 American actor and comedian Kevin Hart (23) weds Torrei Skipper (25); divorce in 2011

Wedding of Interest

May 24 Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (27) weds director Sam Mendes (36) in Anguilla Island

  • May 24 Actor and film director Kenneth Branagh (42) weds film art director Lindsay Brunnock in a secret ceremony

Christy Turlington

Jun 7 "Sidewalks of New York" actor-director Edward Burns (34) weds Calvin Klein model Christy Turlington (32) at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in San Francisco, California

  • Jun 7 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (31) weds actress Harmoni Everett (28) at The La Quinta Resort and Club in Palm Springs, California
  • Jun 8 "The Sopranos" actor Dominic Chianese (72) weds United Nations conference planner Jane Pittson (56) in Manhattan

Adam Sandler

Jun 22 Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California

John Leguizamo

Jun 28 Colombian American actor John Leguizamo (42) weds estate planner Justine Maurer (35) on a Catholic-Jewish ceremony in New York

  • Jul 4 Screenwriter and producer Dean Devlin (40) weds "Another World" actress Lisa Brenner (29)
  • Jul 5 TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos (28) weds Lions Gate Entertainment president Jay Faires at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles, California

James Van Der Beek

Jul 5 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (26) weds actress Heather Ann McComb (26) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, California; divorced 2010

Elizabeth Banks

Jul 5 Actress Elizabeth Banks (29) weds sportswriter and producer Max Handelman (30) at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills

  • Jul 11 "The Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (22) weds her manager A.J. Discala at Brooklyn Botanical Garden in New York
  • Jul 19 "King of Queens" actress Leah Remini (33) weds actor/salsa musician Angelo Pagan (45) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas

Melissa Joan Hart

Jul 19 "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress Melissa Joan Hart (27) weds "Course of Nature" lead singer-guitarist Mark Wilkerson (26) in Florence, Italy

Emma Thompson

Jul 29 British actress Emma Thompson (44) weds actor Greg Wise (37) in Loch Eck, Scotland

  • Aug 9 Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel
  • Aug 10 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth)

Geraldo Rivera

Aug 10 Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds former Rivera Live producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue

Leni Riefenstahl

Aug 22 Film director Leni Riefenstahl (101) weds cinematographer Horst Kettner (59)

Julianne Moore

Aug 23 "The Hours" actress Julianne Moore (42) weds "The Myth of Fingerprints" director Bart Freundlich (33) in New York

Amy Poehler

Aug 29 Comedian Amy Poehler (31) marries fellow comedian Will Arnett (33)

  • Aug 30 Daughter of Paul McCartney and fashion designer Stella McCartney (31) weds British publisher Alasdhair Willis on the 300-acre Gothic Estate in Scotland's Isle of Bute
  • Sep 20 "Will & Grace" actress Megan Mullally (44) weds actor Nick Offerman (32) in Los Angeles
  • Sep 25 Prince of Venice and Piedmont Emanuele Filiberto (31) weds French actress Clotilde Courau (34) at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome
  • Oct 11 American Pie star Alyson Hannigan (29) weds Angel's Alexis Denisof (37) at the Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California
  • Oct 11 "The West Wing" actress Annabeth Gish (32) weds former "The X-Files" stunt man Wade Allen at The Sea Ranch Lodge
  • Oct 12 Actor Danny Nucci (35) weds actress Paula Marshall (39) in Los Angeles
  • Nov 1 "Showgirls" actress Elizabeth Berkley (31) weds artist Greg Lauren (33) at Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Blake Shelton

Nov 17 American country singer Blake Shelton (27) weds Kaynette Williams in Gatlinburg, Tennessee; divorce in 2006

Carmen Electra

Nov 22 Actress Carmen Electra (31) weds rocker Dave Navarro (36) at the St. Regis Hotel in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 2007

  • Nov 22 Singer Wynonna Judd (39) weds D. R. Roach (39) in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee

Danny Elfman

Nov 29 Composer and former Oingo Boingo singer Danny Elfman (50) weds actress Bridget Fonda (39) at First Congressional Church in Los Angeles

Wedding of Interest

Dec 5 British 'Coldplay' lead vocalist Chris Martin (35) weds American actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California; divorce in 2016

  • Dec 6 "The Bachelorette" star Trista Rehn (31) weds Ryan Sutter (29) at The Lodge in Rancho Mirage, California

Mary J. Blige

Dec 7 Queen of hip-hop soul, Mary J. Blige (32) weds record producer Kendu Isaacs in Bergen County, New Jersey

Luciano Pavarotti

Dec 13 Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti (68) weds Nicoletta Mantovani at Modena Italy's Teatro Comunale

Larry Ellison

Dec 18 Founder of Oracle Larry Ellison (59) weds romance novelist Melanie Craft in Woodside, California

Daniel Johns

Dec 31 Australian pop diva Natalie Imbruglia (28) weds "Silverchair" frontman Daniel Johns (24) at a beach ceremony in Port Douglas, Australia


Famous Divorces

Angelina Jolie

May 27 Actress Angelina Jolie (26) divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton (47) due to irreconcilable differences

Halle Berry

Sep 27 Actress Halle Berry announces her separation from second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet

John Elway

Dec 29 Retired NFL quarterback John Elway (43) divorces first wife Janet Buchan after 18 years of marriage