Celebrity weddings in 1940

Posted Feb 4, 2013
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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 1940.
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  1. Robert Mitchum and Dorothy Mitchum
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    Robert Mitchum and Dorothy Mitchum

    20,583 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 15 March 1940

  2. Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier
    #2

    Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier

    16,042 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 31 August 1940
    (31 August 1940 - 6 January 1961) (divorced) He first saw Vivien Leigh in The Mask of Virtue in 1936, and a friendship developed after he congratulated her on her performance. While playing lovers in the film Fire Over England (1937), they developed a strong attraction, and after filming was completed ...

  3. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
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    Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

    13,935 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 30 November 1940
    Lucy met Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz while filming the film version of the Rodgers and Hart stage hit Too Many Girls. Ball and Arnaz connected immediately and eloped the same year, garnering much press attention! Arnaz and Ball frequently argued, especially over his indiscretions with other women, but ...

  4. David Niven and Primula Rollo
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    David Niven and Primula Rollo

    7,042 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 16 September 1940
    Married after only 2 weeks. They had two children and were very happy until her death in 1946 when she fell down some stairs and fractured her skull. While playing Hide and Seek at a party at Tyrone Power`s house, she opened a door to step into what she though was a closet. It was actually steep stairs ...

  5. Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn
    #5

    Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn

    3,501 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 21 November 1940
    (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 ...

  6. Lydia Brazzi and Rossano Brazzi
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    Lydia Brazzi and Rossano Brazzi

    2,292 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 25 January 1940
    (25 January 1940 - 21 April 1981) (her death) In 1940, Brazzi married baroness Lidia Bertolini (1921–1981) to whom he was married until her death in 1981. The couple had no children.

  7. Gene Rayburn and Helen Ticknor
    #7

    Gene Rayburn and Helen Ticknor

    1,937 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  8. Jeff Donnell and Bill Anderson
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    Jeff Donnell and Bill Anderson

    3,152 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 25 December 1940
    (25 December 1940 - 1952) (divorced) 2 children Michael Phineas (b. 1942) Sarah Jane (b. 1948)

  9. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine
    #9

    Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine

    1,578 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 3 January 1940
    (3 January 1940 - 3 March 1987) (his death) (1 child) She and her future husband grew up within blocks of each other in Brooklyn, but did not meet until 1939. She was working as an audition pianist when she met Danny Kaye; both were working on a short-lived Broadway show. Fine also wrote the lyrics ...

  10. Smiley Burnette and Dallas Mcdonald
    #10

    Smiley Burnette and Dallas Mcdonald

    1,973 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  11. Artie Shaw and Lana Turner
    #11

    Artie Shaw and Lana Turner

    1,060 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 13 February 1940
    (13 February 1940 - 12 September 1940) (divorced)

  12. Esther Williams and Leonard Kovner
    #12

    Esther Williams and Leonard Kovner

    952 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 27 June 1940
    (27 June 1940 - 1944) (divorced) Williams married four times. She met her first husband Leonard Kovner while attending Los Angeles City College. She later wrote in her autobiography The Million Dollar Mermaid that "he was smart, handsome, dependable...and dull. I respected his intelligence, and his ...

  13. Buster Keaton and Eleanor Keaton
    #13

    Buster Keaton and Eleanor Keaton

    755 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 28 July 1940

  14. Catherine Craig and Robert Preston
    #14

    Catherine Craig and Robert Preston

    700 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 9 November 1940
    (9 November 1940 - 21 March 1987) (his death) Contractee Robert Preston played opposite Catherine in the screen test that culminated in her seven-year deal with Paramount in early 1940. The couple married in November of that year.

  15. William Hopper and Jane Gilbert
    #15

    William Hopper and Jane Gilbert

    727 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  16. Vince Lombardi and Marie Planitz
    #16

    Vince Lombardi and Marie Planitz

    535 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  17. Arthur Miller and Mary Grace Slattery
    #17

    Arthur Miller and Mary Grace Slattery

    821 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 5 August 1940
    (5 August 1940 - 11 June 1956) (divorced) 2 children In 1940, he married Mary Grace Slattery. The couple had two children, Jane and Robert (born May 31, 1947). Miller was exempted from military service during World War II because of a high-school football injury to his left kneecap. In June 1956, Miller ...

  18. Harry Morgan and Eileen Detchon
    #18

    Harry Morgan and Eileen Detchon

    813 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940
    Morgan was married twice: first to Eileen Detchon, from 1940 until her death in 1985. During Morgan's tenure on M*A*S*H, a photograph of Detchon regularly appeared on the desk of his character, Sherman T. Potter, to represent Potter's wife, Mildred. Mildred was also the name of Morgan's ...

  19. Veronica Lake and John S. Detlie
    #19

    Veronica Lake and John S. Detlie

    772 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 25 September 1940
    (25 September 1940 - 2 December 1943) (divorced) 2 children Lake's first marriage was to art director John S. Detlie, in 1940. They had a daughter, Elaine Detlie, b. 21 August 1941, and a son William Detlie, born July 8, 1943. Anthony was born prematurely a week after Lake fell over a cable while ...

  20. Loretta Young and Tom Lewis
    #20

    Loretta Young and Tom Lewis

    692 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 31 July 1940
    (31 July 1940 - 1969) (divorced) (2 children) She married producer, Tom Lewis, in 1940 and they divorced very bitterly in the mid-1960s. Never formally adopted Loretta Young's daughter Judy even though she goes by the name Judy Lewis because he was never actually told that she was his wife's ...

  21. Chester Morris and Lillian Kenton Barker
    #21

    Chester Morris and Lillian Kenton Barker

    621 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 30 November 1940
    (30 November 1940 - September 11, 1970) He married socialite Lillian Kenton Barker on November 30, 1940 at the home of actor Frank Morgan They had a son, Kenton (1947-2008).

  22. Duke Kahanamoku and Nadine Alexander
    #22

    Duke Kahanamoku and Nadine Alexander

    443 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  23. Diana Lewis and William Powell
    #23

    Diana Lewis and William Powell

    455 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 6 January 1940

  24. Noah Beery, Jr. and Maxine Jones
    #24

    Noah Beery, Jr. and Maxine Jones

    409 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 1940

  25. Richard Aldrich and Gertrude Lawrence
    #25

    Richard Aldrich and Gertrude Lawrence

    422 views
    List Topics Sortkey: 4 July 1940
    (4 July 1940 - 6 September 1952) (her death)

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