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Celebrity Divorces Archive - 1945

Some marriages can last forever... but in the celebrity world they are more likely to last for hours, weeks and at best a few years. See the divorces of 1945.
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  1. Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn

    Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn

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    Date Divorced: 21 December 1945
    (5 November 1940 - 21 December 1945) (divorced) She met Ernest Hemingway in Key West in 1936. They were married in 1940. Gellhorn resented her reflected fame as Hemingway's third wife, remarking that she had no intention of "being a footnote in someone else's life." As a condition for ...

  2. John Wayne and Josephine Alicia Saenz

    John Wayne and Josephine Alicia Saenz

    3,275 views
    Date Divorced: 25 December 1945
    (24 June 1933 - 25 December 1945) (divorced) (4 children) After courting for seven years, Wayne's financial status improved considerably due to his success at the box office, and he was able to convince her family to allow the marriage. The couple married on June 24, 1933, in a garden ceremony at ...

  3. Brian Aherne and Joan Fontaine

    Brian Aherne and Joan Fontaine

    1,386 views
    Date Divorced: 14 June 1945
    (20 August 1939 - 14 June 1945) (divorced) Brian Aherne had a friend call Joan the night before their wedding to tell her he had cold feet and couldn't marry her. Joan told the friend to tell him it was too late to call it off, that he had better be at the alter the next morning to marry her, and ...

  4. Jennifer Jones and Robert Walker

    Jennifer Jones and Robert Walker

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    Date Divorced: 20 June 1945
    (2 January 1939 - 20 June 1945) (divorced) 2 children While attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Walker met fellow aspiring actress Phylis Isley, who later took the stage name Jennifer Jones. After a brief courtship, the couple were married in Tulsa, Oklahoma on January 2, 1939 and moved ...

  5. Gloria Vanderbilt and Pat DiCicco

    Gloria Vanderbilt and Pat DiCicco

    801 views
    Date Divorced: 20 April 1945
    (28 December 1941 - 20 April 1945) (divorced) 30 December 41 marries 17-year-old heiress Gloria Laura Vanderbilt, whose fortune is estimated at $4.5 million, at the Santa Barbara Mission, California. Gloria’s former escort, actor Bruce Cabot, is best man; actress Carol Marcus is one of her ...

  6. Vic Oliver and Sarah Churchill

    Vic Oliver and Sarah Churchill

    343 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    (24 December 1936 - 1945) (divorced)

  7. Sally Rand and Thurkel Turk Greenough

    Sally Rand and Thurkel Turk Greenough

    332 views
    Date Divorced: 30 June 1945
    (6 January 1942 - 30 June 1945) (divorced)

  8. Mervyn LeRoy and Doris Warner

    Mervyn LeRoy and Doris Warner

    329 views
    Date Divorced: 21 August 1945
    (2 January 1934 - 21 August 1945) (divorced) 2 children Warner LeRoy (March 3, 1935 – February 22, 2001) Linda LeRoy April 17, 1938

  9. Arlene Francis and Neil Agnew

    Arlene Francis and Neil Agnew

    319 views
    Date Divorced: August 1945
    (28 November 1935 - 13 August 1945) (divorced) Her first marriage was to Neil Agnew, from 1935–45. Agnew worked in the sales department of Paramount Pictures, which required frequent business trips that left Francis home alone. The marriage ended in divorce in 1945

  10. Alice Joyce and Clarence Brown

    Alice Joyce and Clarence Brown

    292 views
    Date Divorced: 1945

  11. Una Merkel and Ronald Burla

    Una Merkel and Ronald Burla

    276 views
    Date Divorced: 1945

  12. Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward

    Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward

    232 views
    Date Divorced: 11 May 1945
    (16 November 1938 - 11 May 1945) (divorced)

  13. Peter Lorre and Celia Lovsky

    Peter Lorre and Celia Lovsky

    224 views
    Date Divorced: 13 March 1945
    (23 June 1934 - 13 March 1945) (divorced)

  14. Buff Cobb and Greg Bautzer

    Buff Cobb and Greg Bautzer

    219 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    Their marriage only lasted six months. 1944 marries 19-year-old Buffy Cobb Chapman c. 45 divorces Chapman

  15. Phyllis Haver and William Seeman

    Phyllis Haver and William Seeman

    218 views
    Date Divorced: 1945

  16. Jobyna Ralston and Richard Arlen

    Jobyna Ralston and Richard Arlen

    167 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    They met while filming the movie Old Ironsides in 1927.

  17. Alexander Korda and Merle Oberon

    Alexander Korda and Merle Oberon

    160 views
    Date Divorced: 4 June 1945
    (3 June 1939 - 4 June 1945) (divorced) Was known as "Queenie Thompson" up until 1933 when future husband 'Alexander Korda (I)' changed her name for her part in The Private Life of Henry VIII.

  18. Donna Reed and William Tuttle

    Donna Reed and William Tuttle

    131 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    (30 January 1943 - 1945) (divorced) From 1943 to 1945, Reed was married to make up artist William Tuttle.

  19. Gregg Toland and Helene Barclay

    Gregg Toland and Helene Barclay

    120 views
    Date Divorced: 1945

  20. Buddy Ebsen and Ruth Cambridge

    Buddy Ebsen and Ruth Cambridge

    102 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    (10 July 1933 - 1945) (divorced) (2 children) two daughters, Elizabeth and Alix.

  21. Pat Buttram and Dorothy McFadden

    Pat Buttram and Dorothy McFadden

    71 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    (03 August 1936 - 1945) (divorced) (1 child) In 1936, Buttram married Dorothy McFadden and adopted a daughter with her named Gayle but they divorced in 1946.

  22. Jimmy Thomson and Viola Dana

    Jimmy Thomson and Viola Dana

    67 views
    Date Divorced: 30 March 1945
    (15 October 1930 - 30 March 1945) (divorced)

  23. Leslie Fenton and Ann Dvorak

    Leslie Fenton and Ann Dvorak

    64 views
    Date Divorced: 1945
    (18 March 1932 - 1945) (divorced)

  24. John Huston and Lesley Black

    John Huston and Lesley Black

    60 views
    Date Divorced: 1945

  25. Peggy Knudsen and Adrian Samish

    Peggy Knudsen and Adrian Samish

    56 views
    Date Divorced: July 1945
    9 June 42 elopes with Adrian P. Samish to Medina, Pennsylvania. He`s 32; she`s 19. The ceremony is performed by Justice of the Peace A. Randall Mathues. Samish is radio production manager for Young & Rubicam, the advertising agency. Jo Ann Sayers marries 24 hours later in New York. April 45 is ...

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