October 1977 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 7 Brandon Quinn, American actor
  • Oct 7 Meighan Desmond, New Zealand actress
  • Oct 11 Matthew Bomer, American actor
  • Oct 13 Kiele Sanchez, American actress
  • Oct 14 Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
  • Oct 14 Freddy Kempf, British musician (BBC Young Musician of the Year), born in Croydon, England
  • Oct 17 Bryan Bertino, American film director and screenwriter
  • Oct 18 Chris McKenna, actor (Joey-One Live to Live), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 19 Jason Reitman, Canadian filmmaker
  • Oct 26 Jon Heder, American actor (Napoleon Dynamite), born in Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Oct 29 Brendan Fehr, Canadian actor
  • Oct 30 Jason Adelman, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 21 Actor Peter Boyle (42) weds Loraine Alterman at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 10 Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (b. 1930)
  • Oct 12 Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81

Person of interestBing Crosby

Oct 14 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American singer and actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Oct 15 Ralph Truman, British actor (Henry V, Treasure Island, Web of Evidence), dies at 77
  • Oct 31 Joan Tetzel, American actress (Hell Below Zero, Joy in the Morning), dies of cancer at 56