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Celebrity Weddings Archive - 1946

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 1946.
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  1. Burt Lancaster and Norma Anderson

    Burt Lancaster and Norma Anderson

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    Date Married: 28 December 1946
    Norma Anderson and Burt Lancaster were married on December 28, 1946 in Yuma, Arizona. They had five children including screenwriter Bill Lancaster [1947-1997]. She and Lancaster separated on January 4, 1966. She was awarded custody of the three minor children, and they divided the community property ...

  2. Barbara Hale and Bill Williams

    Barbara Hale and Bill Williams

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    Date Married: 22 June 1946
    Late 1944 falls for her co-star, studio contractee Bill Williams, while filming West of the Pecos. He’s five years her junior. 22 June 1946 marries Williams in Rockford, Illinois. It is considered an apple-pie marriage. 24 July 1947 her daughter Barbara Willa Johanna is born 27 October 1948 after ...

  3. Esperanza Baur and John Wayne

    Esperanza Baur and John Wayne

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    Date Married: 17 January 1946
    (17 January 1946 - 1 November 1954) (divorced) His stormiest divorce was from Esperanza Baur, a former Mexican actress. She convinced herself that Wayne and co-star Gail Russell were having an affair. The night the film Angel and the Badman (1947) wrapped, there was the usual party for cast and crew ...

  4. Anne Baxter and John Hodiak

    Anne Baxter and John Hodiak

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    Date Married: 7 July 1946
    In 1946, Baxter married actor John Hodiak. They had one daughter, Katrina, born 1951. Baxter and Hodiak divorced in 1953, which she later blamed on herself. He died one-and-a-half years later. (7 July 1946 - 27 January 1953) (divorced) 1 child

  5. Jeff Chandler and Marjorie Hoshelle

    Jeff Chandler and Marjorie Hoshelle

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    Date Married: 13 October 1946
    Chandler married actress Marjorie Hoshelle (1918–1989) in 1946. The couple had two daughters, Jamie Tucker (1947–2003) and Dana Grossel (1949–2002), before separating in 1954.[13] They reconciled but his wife applied for divorce again in 1957.

  6. Paul Brooks and Jeanne Crain

    Paul Brooks and Jeanne Crain

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    Date Married: 31 December 1946
    (31 December 1946 - 1 October 2003) (his death) 7 children On the eve of their 11th anniversary, the couple reconciled, but the marriage remained rocky for some time (30 December 1956). Children Paul Fredrick Brinkman Jr.(born April 6, 1947) Michael Anthony (born January 21, 1949 Died May 13, 1992) ...

  7. Josef Ramart and Jean Kent

    Josef Ramart and Jean Kent

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    Date Married: 1946
    (1946 - January 1989) (his death) Kent was married to Austrian actor Josef Ramart from 1946 until his death in 1989. They met on the set of Caravan. The actor Stewart Granger was the best man at their wedding. They appeared together in the films Caravan and Trottie True. She was the subject of This ...

  8. Loretta Lynn and Oliver Mooney Lynn, Jr.

    Loretta Lynn and Oliver Mooney Lynn, Jr.

    1,101 views
    Date Married: 10 January 1946

  9. B.B. King and Martha Lee Denton

    B.B. King and Martha Lee Denton

    1,036 views
    Date Married: 1946

  10. Roger Moore and Doorn Van Steyn

    Roger Moore and Doorn Van Steyn

    992 views
    Date Married: 9 December 1946
    (9 December 1946 - 1 March 1953) (divorced) Moore left his first wife, skater Doorn Van Steyn, for singer Dorothy Squires, who was 12 years his senior, and, at that time considerably better-known than he was. They lived together for a short time in Dafen, Llanelli, South Wales. In turn, while filming ...

  11. Ann Miller and Reese Milner

    Ann Miller and Reese Milner

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    Date Married: 16 February 1946
    Reese threw eight-month-pregnant Ann down the stairs in their home, breaking her back and injuring the baby. Not long after, the star gave birth in a steel harness to her only child, Mary, who died within a few hours. Her husband`s influential family then zipped the girl away to a hidden burial spot ...

  12. Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh

    Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh

    911 views
    Date Married: 14 May 1946
    (14 March 1946 - 2 July 1961) (his death)

  13. Julia Child and Paul Child (husband)

    Julia Child and Paul Child (husband)

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    Date Married: 1 September 1946
    (1 September 1946 - 1 May 1994) (his death) During her time of service, she [Julia] met her husband. Paul Child was also an OSS officer. He was well traveled, and it was he who opened Julia’s eyes to appreciate fine French cuisine. The two married in September 1946." Julia: "We were based ...

  14. Olivia de Havilland and Marcus Goodrich

    Olivia de Havilland and Marcus Goodrich

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    Date Married: 26 August 1946
    (26 August 1946 - 28 August 1953) (divorced) (1 child) In 1991, her son, Benjamin Briggs Goodrich, a statistical analyst, died of complications from Hodgkin`s disease at his mother`s home in Paris, France. Olivia married Marcus Goodrich, a Navy veteran, author and screenwriter, married de Havilland ...

  15. Bert E. Friedlob and Eleanor Parker

    Bert E. Friedlob and Eleanor Parker

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    Date Married: 5 January 1946
    (5 January 1946 - 10 November 1953) (divorced) 3 children Susan Eleanor Friedlob (born March 7, 1948), Sharon Anne Friedlob (born April 18, 1950), Richard Parker Friedlob (born October 8, 1952)

  16. Ida Kitaeva and Stan Laurel

    Ida Kitaeva and Stan Laurel

    704 views
    Date Married: 6 May 1946
    (6 May 1946 - 23 February 1965) (his death)

  17. Catherine Craig and Robert Preston

    Catherine Craig and Robert Preston

    611 views
    Date Married: 9 November 1946
    (9 November 1946 - 21 March 1987) (his death)

  18. Rudy Vallee and Eleanor Norris

    Rudy Vallee and Eleanor Norris

    596 views
    Date Married: 1946

  19. Louis Zamperini and Cynthia Applewhite

    Louis Zamperini and Cynthia Applewhite

    521 views
    Date Married: 25 May 1946
    (25 May 1946 - February 21, 2001) (her death) (2 children) In 1946 he married Cynthia Applewhite, to whom he remained married until her death in 2001. After the war and suffering from severe post traumatic stress disorder, Zamperini became a born-again Christian after attending a crusade led by eva ...

  20. Dan Rowan and Phyllis Mathis

    Dan Rowan and Phyllis Mathis

    512 views
    Date Married: 1946
    Spouse: Phyllis Mathis (1946 - ?) 3 children In 1946 he married the 1945 Miss America first-runner-up Phyllis J. Mathis and had three children: Thomas Patrick (born 2 October 1947), Mary Ann (born 1 November 1949), and Christie Esther (born 13 September 1951). He and Mathis were later divorced.

  21. Doris Day and George Weidler

    Doris Day and George Weidler

    457 views
    Date Married: 30 March 1946
    (30 March 1946 - 31 May 1949) (divorced)

  22. Dina Merrill and Stanley M. Rumbough, Jr.

    Dina Merrill and Stanley M. Rumbough, Jr.

    452 views
    Date Married: 26 March 1946
    (March 23, 1946 - December 15, 1966) (divorced) 3 children Two of Dina Merrill's three children with second husband Stanley Rumbaugh, Jr., a Colgate heir, are David (deceased) and Nina. She and third husband Cliff Robertson are the parents of daughter Stephanie.

  23. Rex Allen and Bonnie Linder

    Rex Allen and Bonnie Linder

    431 views
    Date Married: 25 August 1946
    (August 25 1946 - 1990) (divorced) 4 children son: Rex Allen Jr. August 23, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

  24. Brian Aherne and Eleanor de Liagre Labrot

    Brian Aherne and Eleanor de Liagre Labrot

    415 views
    Date Married: 1946

  25. Friedrich Durrenmatt and Lotti Geissler

    Friedrich Durrenmatt and Lotti Geissler

    399 views
    Date Married: 11 October 1946
    (11 October 1946 - 16 January 1983) (her death) 3 children

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