Famous Deaths in November 1982

  • 1st James Broderick, actor (Doug-Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • 1st King Vidor, director (War & Peace), dies at 88 of a heart ailment
  • 1st Leighton Lucas, composer, dies at 79
  • 2nd Lester Roloff, Man of God, preacher.
  • 3rd Edward H Carr, British historian, dies at 90
  • 4th Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • 4th Jacques Tati[scheff], French mime/director, dies at 74
  • 5th Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies
  • 5th Jacques Tati[scheff], French actor/director (Parade), dies at 74
  • 7th Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71
  • 10th Elio Petri, Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53

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10th Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet Leader, General Secretary (1964-82), dies of a heart attack at 75

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • 13th Babette Deutsch, US poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
  • 13th Chesney Allen, actress (Okay for Sound, Frozen Limits), dies at 88
  • 13th Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • 13th Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)
  • 14th Joachim Stutschewsky, composer, dies at 91
  • 15th Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (b. 1901)
  • 16th Arthur Askey, British comedian, dies at 82
  • 16th Lenny Murphy, Leader of Belfast's notorious Shankill Butchers (b. 1952)
  • 16th Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Russian Mathematician (topology), dies at 86
  • 17th Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69
  • 17th Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead
  • 17th Eduard Tubin, composer, dies at 77
  • 17th Ruth Donnelly, comedienne, dies at 86 in NYC
  • 18th Donald Dillaway, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
  • 18th Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), dies at 60
  • 19th Erving Goffman, US, sociologist (Asylums), dies at 60
  • 21st Lee Patrick, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon), dies at 75
  • 21st John Hargrave, British Social Credit advocate (b. 1894)
  • 22nd Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • 22nd Enny, [Engelina] de Leeuwe, actress (Anatevka), dies at 84
  • 22nd Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • 23rd "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • 25th Robert Coote, actor (MacBeth), dies in NYC of a heart attack at 73
  • 26th Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • 26th Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, dies at 98
  • 26th Robert Coote, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe), dies at 73
  • 27th Philipp Kutev, composer, dies at 79
  • 29th Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (b. 1908)
  • 29th Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, dies at 55