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Celebrity Weddings Archive - 1942

It has been a busy year for celebrity weddings with actors, models, singers all taking the plunge and leaving single life behind them! See the celebrity weddings of 1942.
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  1. Gregory Peck and Greta Kukkonen

    Gregory Peck and Greta Kukkonen

    19,070 views
    Date Married: 5 October 1942

  2. James Dougherty and Marilyn Monroe

    James Dougherty and Marilyn Monroe

    6,034 views
    Date Married: 19 June 1942
    Monroe married James Dougherty on June 19, 1942, at the home of Chester Howell in Los Angeles. In The Secret Happiness of Marilyn Monroe and To Norma Jeane with Love, Jimmie, he claimed they were in love, but dreams of stardom lured her away. In 1953, he wrote a piece called "Marilyn Monroe Was My ...

  3. Alan Ladd and Sue Carol

    Alan Ladd and Sue Carol

    2,704 views
    Date Married: 15 March 1942
    (15 March 1942 - 29 January 1964) (his death) 3 children She married actor Alan Ladd in 1942. They had a son, David Ladd, and a daughter, Alana, and she was the stepmother of Alan Ladd, Jr. She was Alan Ladd's manager until his death by an overdose of drugs and alcohol in 1964.

  4. Ava Gardner and Mickey Rooney

    Ava Gardner and Mickey Rooney

    2,635 views
    Date Married: 10 January 1942
    PHOTO: Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner applied for a marriage license in Santa Barbara in January, 1942 Soon after her arrival in Los Angeles, Gardner met fellow MGM contract player Mickey Rooney; they married on January 10, 1942, in Ballard, California; she was 19 years old and he was 21. They divorced ...

  5. Dorothy Dandridge and Harold Nicholas

    Dorothy Dandridge and Harold Nicholas

    2,520 views
    Date Married: 6 September 1942
    (6 September 1942 - October 1951) (divorced) 1 child Dandridge married dancer and entertainer Harold Nicholas on September 6, 1942, and gave birth to her only child, Harolyn Suzanne Nicholas, on September 2, 1943. Harolyn was born brain-damaged, and the couple divorced in October 1951

  6. Norma Shearer and Martin Arrouge

    Norma Shearer and Martin Arrouge

    2,055 views
    Date Married: 23 August 1942
    (23 August 1942 - 12 June 1983) (her death)

  7. Jean Hazlewood and Richard Widmark

    Jean Hazlewood and Richard Widmark

    1,799 views
    Date Married: 5 April 1942
    (5 April 1942 - 2 March 1997) (her death) (1 child) From 1942 until her death in 1997, Widmark was married to playwright Jean Hazlewood. The marriage produced a daughter, Anne Heath Widmark, an artist and author who was married to baseball player Sandy Koufax from 1969 to 1982.

  8. Van Heflin and Frances E. Neal

    Van Heflin and Frances E. Neal

    1,454 views
    Date Married: 16 May 1942
    (16 May 1942 - 1967) (divorced) (3 children) he married RKO contract player Frances Neal. They had two daughters, actresses Vana O'Brien and Cathleen (Kate) Heflin, and a son, Tracy. Heflin was the grandfather of actor Ben O'Brien and actress Eleanor O'Brien. Heflin was the uncle of Marta ...

  9. Danielle Darrieux and Porfirio Rubirosa

    Danielle Darrieux and Porfirio Rubirosa

    1,039 views
    Date Married: 18 September 1942
    1940 starts an affair with the married French actress Danielle Darrieux. They are seen dining at the L’Aiglon restaurant in Paris, and Rubirosa catches the eye of the Gestapo again. 42 marries Danielle Darrieux. She’s 24; he’s 33. 47 meets Doris Duke, who is in Rome, Italy, to i ...

  10. Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi

    913 views
    Date Married: 1942

  11. Priscilla Lane and Col. Joseph A. Howard

    Priscilla Lane and Col. Joseph A. Howard

    854 views
    Date Married: 22 May 1942
    (22 May 1942 - 18 May 1976) (his death) 4 children In early 1942, the engagement to Barry ended after she met Joseph Howard, a young Army Air Corps lieutenant, at a dude ranch in the Mojave Desert. A native of Lawrence, Massachusetts, he had joined the Army Air Corps straight from college in 1939. He ...

  12. Lex Barker and Constanze Thurlow

    Lex Barker and Constanze Thurlow

    819 views
    Date Married: June 1942
    Constance Rhodes Thurlow (married 27 June 1942, divorced 1950). She was a daughter of Leon Rhodes Thurlow, a vice president of the Decorated Metal Manufacturing Company. They had one daughter, Lynn Thurlow Barker (born 11 April 1943, died 2010) and a son, Alexander "Zan" Crichlow Barker III (born ...

  13. Lino Ventura and Odette Lecomte

    Lino Ventura and Odette Lecomte

    815 views
    Date Married: 8 January 1942
    (8 January 1942 - 22 October 1987) (his death) 4 children Mylène (born in 1946 - 1998), Laurent (born in 1950), Linda (born in 1958) and Clelia Ventura (born in 1961). After his daughter Linda was born disabled, he founded the organization "Perce-neige" (snowdrop), which supports disabled ...

  14. Hugh Beaumont and Kathryn Adams

    Hugh Beaumont and Kathryn Adams

    801 views
    Date Married: 1942
    (1942 - 1974) (divorced) 3 children Eric Hunter 04/20/1943, Kristy, and Mark Whitney 05/09/1949 Wife Kathryn Adams, who was an actress when they met, retired from films after their 1942 marriage to raise a family of two sons and a daughter. She did return once, however, to co-star with Hugh in the film ...

  15. Artie Shaw and Betty Kern

    Artie Shaw and Betty Kern

    753 views
    Date Married: 3 March 1942
    (3 March 1942 - 1943) (divorced) He had one son, Steven Kern, with Betty Kern

  16. Ann Sheridan and George Brent

    Ann Sheridan and George Brent

    721 views
    Date Married: 5 January 1942
    (5 January 1942 - 5 January 1943) (divorced)

  17. Louis Armstrong and Lucille Wilson

    Louis Armstrong and Lucille Wilson

    629 views
    Date Married: 1942

  18. Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conrad Hilton

    Zsa Zsa Gabor and Conrad Hilton

    606 views
    Date Married: 10 April 1942
    one evening at Ciro’s she meets hotel man Conrad Hilton April 1942 marries hotelier Conrad Hilton at the Hotel La Fonda in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He’s a devout Roman Catholic. ? soon they have a talk about her spending habits. Finally, Hilton allows her $250 a month. ? is seven months ...

  19. Patricia O'Rourke and Wayne Morris

    Patricia O'Rourke and Wayne Morris

    592 views
    Date Married: 25 February 1942
    (25 February 1942 - 14 September 1959) (his death)

  20. Morey Amsterdam and Kay Patrick

    Morey Amsterdam and Kay Patrick

    590 views
    Date Married: 1942

  21. Glynis Johns and Anthony Forwood

    Glynis Johns and Anthony Forwood

    538 views
    Date Married: 29 August 1942

  22. Patricia Lake and Arthur Lake

    Patricia Lake and Arthur Lake

    517 views
    Date Married: 1942

  23. Victor Moore and Shirley Paige

    Victor Moore and Shirley Paige

    506 views
    Date Married: 16 January 1942
    (16 January 1942 - July 23, 1962) he married Shirley Paige in 1942. The marriage was not announced for a year and a half. At the time of the announcement, Moore was 66 years old and Paige was 22. They remained married until Victor Moore's death 20 years later.

  24. Myrna Loy and John Hertz, Jr.

    Myrna Loy and John Hertz, Jr.

    435 views
    Date Married: 6 June 1942
    (6 June 1942 - 21 August 1944) (divorced)

  25. Nadia Petrova (actress) and Reginald Gardiner

    Nadia Petrova (actress) and Reginald Gardiner

    414 views
    Date Married: 6 December 1942
    (6 December 1942 - 7 July 1980) (his death) (1 child)

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