Famous People Who Died in November 1982

  • Nov 1 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • Nov 1 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), dies of a heart ailment at 88
  • Nov 1 Leighton Lucas, British composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • Nov 2 Lester Roloff, Man of God, preacher.
  • Nov 3 E. H. Carr, English historian (History of Soviet Russia), dies at 90
  • Nov 3 Jack Westland, American politician (US House of Representatives 1953-65) and golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1952), dies at 77
  • Nov 4 Dominique Dunne, American actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • Nov 4 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Talfryn Thomas, Welsh character actor (Dad's Army -"Cheeseman"; Dr. Who), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 5 Gerarda "Gerda" Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA), dies
  • Nov 5 Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, American novelist (Dictee), raped and murdered at 31
  • Nov 7 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71
  • Nov 10 Elio Petri, Italian director (The Working Class Goes to Heaven), dies of cancer at 53

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev (1906-1982)

Nov 10 General Secretary of the Soviet Union (1964-82), dies of a heart attack at 75

  • Nov 11 Gösta Törner, Swedish hot jazz and session trumpeter and bandleader, dies at 70
  • Nov 13 Babette Deutsch, American poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Chesney Allen, English actor (Flanagan and Allen), dies at 88
  • Nov 13 Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • Nov 13 Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)
  • Nov 14 Joachim Stutschewsky, Austrian-Israeli cellist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 91
  • Nov 15 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver, dies at 81
  • Nov 16 Al Haig, American bebop jazz pianist (Charlie Parker; Stan Getz; Chet Baker), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 16 Arthur Askey, British actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Lenny Murphy, leader of Belfast's notorious Shankill Butchers (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Russian Mathematician (topology), dies at 86
  • Nov 17 Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69
  • Nov 17 Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead
  • Nov 17 Eduard Tubin, composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 17 Ruth Donnelly, comedienne, dies at 86 in NYC
  • Nov 18 Donald Dillaway, American stage and screen actor (Min and Bill; Platinum Blonde), dies at 79
  • Nov 18 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), dies at 60
  • Nov 19 Erving Goffman, American sociologist (Asylums), dies at 60
  • Nov 20 [Catherine] Cassie Mackin, American newswoman (NBC TV) and 1st woman to regularly anchor an evening network newscast alone, dies of cancer at 43
  • Nov 21 John Hargrave, British Social Credit advocate (b. 1894)
  • Nov 21 Lee Patrick, American stage and screen actress (The Maltese Falcon; Topper (TV series) - "Henrietta"), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Nov 22 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80

Jean BattenJean Batten (1909-1982)

Nov 22 New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), dies at 73

  • Nov 22 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • Nov 23 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • Nov 25 Robert Coote, British actor (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Scaramouche), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Nov 26 Dan Tobin, American stage and screen character actor (I Married Joan; Perry Mason), dies at 72
  • Nov 26 Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, dies at 98
  • Nov 27 Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), dies at 79
  • Nov 28 Helen of Greece and Denmark, Queen Mother of Romania, dies at 86
  • Nov 29 Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (Olympic gold 100m / 200m 1928), dies from self inflicted gunshot wounds at 74
  • Nov 29 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, dies at 55