1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jan 4 Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show"
  • Jan 4 ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) & ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th & 6th ABC radio network
  • Jan 7 "Fame" premieres on NBC TV
  • Jan 10 NBC's premiere of TV film "Will: G. Gordon Liddy", based on the Watergate conspirator, participant and convict

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 30 39th Golden Globes: On Golden Pond, Henry Fonda & Meryl Streep win

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Feb 1 "Late Night With David Letterman" debuts on NBC-TV, Bill Murray is first guest

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • Mar 7 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 10 8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
Actor Burt Reynolds
Actor
Burt Reynolds
  • Mar 12 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 13 TV drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres on US's ABC network starring William Shatner

  • Mar 15 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
  • Mar 15 KGB-AM in San Diego CA changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)
  • Mar 21 Movie "Annie" directed by John Huston, starring Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney and Carol Burnett premieres
  • Mar 25 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on CBS-TV
  • Mar 26 Soap opera "Capitol" premieres
  • Mar 29 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Mommie Dearest" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 29 54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win

  • Apr 12 3 CBS employees shot to death in NYC parking lot
  • May 3 ABC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)
  • May 10 WABC NYC plays its last record (John Lennon's Imagine)
  • May 10 WABC joins ABC's All Talk radio network
  • May 13 Terri Lea Utley, 20 (Arkansas) crowned 31st Miss USA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 19 Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion

Actress Sophia Loren
Actress
Sophia Loren
  • May 23 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
  • May 26 35th Cannes Film Festival: "Missing" directed by Costa Gavras and "Yol" directed by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Guney jointly awarded the Palme d'Or
  • May 28 Leonard Maltin's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
  • Jun 4 "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," released in USA
  • Jun 10 "Taxi" last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 11 "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Henry Thomas and Drew Barrymore, is released

  • Jun 18 ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
  • Jun 23 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 25 "Blade Runner", directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer, is released

  • Jul 1 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • Jul 8 15th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Jul 26 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan is seriously injured filming a fight scene for the movie "Coolie"

  • Aug 2 Roger Ebert's "Movie News" premieres on ABC FM network
  • Aug 28 39th Venice Film Festival: "The State of Things" directed by Wim Wenders wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 11 Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
  • Sep 19 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda & Carol Kane win

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 22 Sitcom "Family Ties starring Michael J. Fox premieres on NBC

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Sep 26 "Knight Rider", starring David Hasselhoff, debuts on NBC

  • Sep 29 1st broadcast of comedy "Cheers" on NBC-TV starring Ted Danson and Shelley Long
  • Nov 18 Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts "Saturday Night Live"

Actress Drew Barrymore
Actress
Drew Barrymore
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 30 "Gandhi" directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley and John Gielgud premieres in New Delhi (Best Picture 1983)

Director and Actor Richard Attenborough
Director and Actor
Richard Attenborough
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
Actor John Gielgud
Actor
John Gielgud

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 1 "Tootsie" directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange premieres in Hollywood

Actor Dustin Hoffman
Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 3 "Frances", film depicting life of actress Frances Farmer and starring Jessica Lange, first released in the US

Actress Jessica Lange
Actress
Jessica Lange
  • Dec 5 15th NAACP Image Awards: "An Officer and a Gentleman" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Dec 8 "Sophie's Choice", directed by Alan J. Pakula and based on William Styton's 1979 novel of the same name, starring Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline, is released (Academy Awards Best Actress 1983)
  • Dec 31 CBS Mystery Theater final episode on radio after 8 years
  • Dec 31 NBC radio cancels almost all of its network daily features

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 177

  • Jan 4 Kang Hye-jeong, South Korean actress
  • Jan 6 Tiffany Pollard, American reality television personality

Person of interestEddie Redmayne

Jan 6 Eddie Redmayne, English actor (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Theory of Everything), born in London

  • Jan 7 Lauren Cohan, English American actress (The Walking Dead), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • Jan 8 Gaby Hoffman, actress (Field of Dreams, Uncle Buck, Now & Then)
  • Jan 10 Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002)
  • Jan 11 Ashley Taylor Dawson, British actor and singer, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Jan 11 Son Ye-jin, South Korean actress, born in Sang-dong, South Korea
  • Jan 19 Jodie Sweetin, actress (Stephanie Tanner-Full House)
  • Jan 19 Angela Chang, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • Jan 22 Kevin Sheridan, actor (Soul Man)
  • Jan 25 Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer and actor, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 25 Shawna Waldron, US actress, born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 29 Heidi Mueller, American actress (Passions), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 31 Bruno Nogueira, Portuguese actor, comedian and TV host
  • Feb 2 Han Ga In, South Korean model/actress
  • Feb 4 Chris Sabin, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 6 Alice Eve, English actress
  • Feb 8 Satomi Kōrogi, Japanese voice actress
  • Feb 8 Sousuke Takaoka, Japanese actor
  • Feb 8 Danny Tamberelli, American actor
  • Feb 17 Joseph Gordon-Levitt, actor (Tommy Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • Feb 18 Courtney Act [Shane Jenek], Australian drag queen, pop singer, entertainer and reality television personality, born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Feb 23 Adam Hann-Byrd, American actor and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 23 Karan Singh Grover, Indian actor, born in New Delhi, India
  • Feb 25 Maria Kanellis, American model and professional wrestler
  • Feb 25 Tara Wilson, Canadian actress
  • Feb 26 Song Hye Kyo, South Korean model and actress
  • Feb 28 Natalia Vodianova, Russian supermodel

Person of interestJessica Biel

Mar 3 Jessica Biel, American actress (Mary Camden in 7th Heaven), born in Ely, Minnesota

Actress Jessica Biel
Actress
Jessica Biel
  • Mar 5 Giorgia Palmas, Italian television personality and model
  • Mar 7 Kate Michael, American beauty queen
  • Mar 9 Paul Ballard, English television presenter, born in Essex
  • Mar 10 Katharine Isabelle, Canadian actress

Person of interestThora Birch

Mar 11 Thora Birch, American actress (American Beauty, Ghost World), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Thora Birch
Actress
Thora Birch
  • Mar 11 Lindsey McKeon, American actress
  • Mar 14 Kate Maberly, actress (Secret Garden)
  • Mar 15 Emily Tyndall, American actress
  • Mar 19 Matt Littler, British actor

Person of interestConstance Wu

Mar 22 Constance Wu, Taiwanese-American actress (Fresh Off the Boat), born in Richmond, Virginia

Actress Constance Wu
Actress
Constance Wu
  • Mar 25 Sean Faris, American actor and model
  • Mar 27 Kurara Chibana, Japanese beauty queen, first runner-up Miss Universe 2006, born in Naha, Japan
  • Mar 28 Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
  • Mar 30 Jason Dohring, American actor
  • Apr 1 Sam Huntington, Peterborough, New Hampshire, American actor (Jungle 2 Jungle, Being Human)
  • Apr 1 Gemma Hunt, British children's television presenter
  • Apr 1 Taran Killam, American comedian and actor
  • Apr 2 Jack Evans, American professional wrestler, born in Fountain Valley, California
  • Apr 2 Leyla Milani, Iranian-Canadian actress and model, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 3 Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress (How I Met Your Mother), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 6 Bret Harrison, American actor (Orange County), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Apr 7 Sonjay Dutt, Indian American professional wrestler
  • Apr 9 Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor
  • Apr 10 Chyler Leigh, American actress (Not Another Teen Movie), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

Person of interestSeth Rogen

Apr 15 Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Interview), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • Apr 17 Lee Jun Ki, South Korean actor and model

Person of interestKelly Clarkson

Apr 24 Kelly Clarkson, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • Apr 26 Jon Lee, English actor and singer (S Club 7), born in Ipplepen, Devon
  • Apr 27 Katrina Johnson, American actress, born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 29 Kamran Jawaid, Pakistani film critic

Person of interestKirsten Dunst

Apr 30 Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst
  • Apr 30 Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress
  • Apr 30 Andrew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
  • May 1 Jamie Dornan, Irish actor (Fifty Shades of Grey), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 1 Katya [Brian McCook] American drag queen, comedian and TV performer (The Trixie and Katya Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 5 Dieter Brummer, Australian TV Actor
  • May 9 Rachel Boston, American actress
  • May 10 Despina Caldis, Greek-Australian actress
  • May 11 Jonathan Jackson, actor (Lucky-General Hospital), born in Orlando Florida

Person of interestCory Monteith

May 11 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician (Glee, Monte Carlo), born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 2013)

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • May 15 Alex Breckenridge, American actress
  • May 15 Tatsuya Fujiwara, Japanese actor
  • May 15 Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • May 16 Joo Ji Hoon, Korean actor and model
  • May 18 Eric West, American singer and actor
  • May 22 John Bobek, American actor
  • May 26 David Reed, British writer and comedian
  • May 28 Alexa Davalos, American actress
  • May 29 Ana Beatriz Barros, Brazilian model
  • May 29 Joanne Borgella, American plus-sized model and singer
  • May 31 Jonathan Tucker, American actor
  • Jun 2 Jewel Staite, Canadian actress
  • Jun 3 Jodie Whittaker, English actress (1st female Doctor Who), born in Skelmanthorpe, England
  • Jun 8 Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model
  • Jun 9 Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
  • Jun 11 Johnny Candido, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 16 May Andersen, Danish supermodel
  • Jun 16 Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
  • Jun 19 Joe Cheng, Taiwanese actor
  • Jun 22 Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model
  • Jun 24 Mark Penney, Canadian film director
  • Jun 25 Rain [Jung Ji-hoon], Korean singer and actor (Full House), born in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
  • Jun 30 Lizzy Caplan, American actress (Mean Girls, Marlena Diamond-Cloverfield), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 30 Willam Belli, American drag queen, model, reality television personality (Nip/Tuck, RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 1 Carmella DeCesare, American model
  • Jul 1 Romola Garai, English actress
  • Jul 1 Hilarie Burton, American actress
  • Jul 3 Kanika, Indian actress
  • Jul 8 Joshua Alba, American actor
  • Jul 8 Sophia Bush, American actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 28 Actor Danny Devito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

HeartWedding of Interest

May 1 Actress Kate Jackson (33) weds business executive David Greenwald in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 5 Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne
  • Aug 2 "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27)

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 17 Actor Robert Goulet (48) weds artist/writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

American Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
American Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 1 Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 18 Actor Phil Hartman (34) weds real estate agent Lisa Strain


Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 16 Actors Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 8 Actor Bryan Cranston (26) divorces writer Mickey Middleton after 4 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 1 Director Martin Scorsese (39) divorces Isabella Rossellini (30) after 3 years of marriage

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese
Actress Isabella Rossellini
Actress
Isabella Rossellini

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 7 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from politician John Warner

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 9 Mary-Beth & William Hurt divorce


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 1 - 100 of 127

  • Jan 1 Victor Buono, actor (Mr Schubert-Man from Atlantis), dies at 43
  • Jan 1 Margot Grahame [Margaret Clark], British actress (The Three Musketeers, Criminal Lawyer), dies from chronic bronchitis at 70
  • Jan 5 Hans Conried, American actor (Peter Pan, Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies from a heart ailment at 64
  • Jan 5 Harvey Lembeck, actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56
  • Jan 8 Gregoire Aslan, actor (Concrete Jungle), dies of 73 of a heart attack
  • Jan 8 Reta Shaw, American actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir, Mary Poppins, Picnic), dies of emphysema at 69
  • Jan 9 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), dies of a possible stroke at 55
  • Jan 18 Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny & the Professor), dies at 20
  • Jan 23 Hope Hampton, actress (Star Dust, Lawful Larcency), dies at 83
  • Jan 27 Iris Korn, actress (Widder-Palmerstown USA), dies at 60
  • Jan 30 Stanley Holloway, English comedian (My Fair Lady, Our Man Higgins), dies at 91
  • Feb 4 Sue Carol, actress (She's My Weakness), dies at 73 of a heart attack
  • Feb 5 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
  • Feb 11 Eleanor Powell, American actress and tap dancer (Born to Dance, Born to Dance), dies of cancer at 69
  • Feb 11 Takashi Shimura, Japans actor (Rashomon, 7 Samurais), dies at 76
  • Feb 11 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), dies at 79
  • Feb 13 Gluyas Williams, American cartoonist (Fellows Citizen), dies at 93
  • Feb 14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • Feb 17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach and actor (The Godfather: Part II, Somewhere in the Night), dies at 80
  • Feb 18 Tina Carver, actress (Inside Detroit, Uranium Boom), dies at 58
  • Feb 24 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
  • Feb 26 Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japanese actor and director (Gate of Hell, A Page of Madness, Jujiro, Jigoku-mon), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33
  • Mar 6 Ayn Rand [Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum], Russian-American author, screenwriter and philosopher who developed the philosophical system of "Objectivism" (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead), dies of heart failure at 77
  • Mar 6 Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), dies at 97
  • Mar 9 Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Mar 9 Rex Marshall, American TV announcer (Circuit Rider, Herman Hickman Show), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • Mar 17 Koos Koster, Dutch newscaster (IKON), murdered in El Salvador
  • Mar 18 George Lampe, Dutch painter and director (Free Academy), dies at 60
  • Mar 21 Harry H Corbett, British actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
  • Mar 24 Goodman Ace, American writer, radio presenter, actor and humorist (Better of Goodman), dies at 83
  • Mar 29 Rudy Bond, actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Apr 3 Warren Oates, American actor (Dillinger, East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • Apr 7 Brenda Benet, actress (Track of Thunder), commits suicide by gun at 36
  • Apr 15 Arthur Lowe, British actor (Dad's Army, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ruling Class), dies following a stroke at 66
  • Apr 20 Mimi Boesnach, actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roses), dies at 82
  • Apr 21 Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80
  • Apr 25 Celia Johnson, English actress (Brief Encounter, Happy Breed), dies at 73
  • Apr 25 Don Wilson, TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at 81
  • Apr 26 Celia Johnson, British actress (Jean Brodie), dies of stroke at 73
  • Apr 27 Tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85
  • Apr 28 Bert van Dongen [Albert Cohen], Dutch singer, impressionist and actor (Het meisje met den blauwen hoed), dies at 66
  • May 1 Gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72
  • May 2 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • May 2 Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], American actor (All About Eve, Ellery Queen), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • May 6 Sam Baker, American actor, dies at 75
  • May 11 Leigh Snowden [Martha Lee Estes], American actress (All That Heaven Allows), dies of cancer at 51
  • May 14 Hugh Beaumont, American actor (The Mole People, Leave it to Beaver), dies from a heart attack at 73
  • May 25 Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
  • May 29 Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
  • Jun 9 Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
  • Jun 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of drug overdose at 37
  • Jun 13 Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
  • Jun 14 Marjorie Bennett, actress (Blossom-Dobie Gillis), dies at 87 of cancer
  • Jun 15 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • Jun 18 Curd Jürgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Jun 22 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), dies at 75
  • Jun 26 Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • Jun 26 Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82
  • Jun 27 Jack Mullaney, American actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
  • Jun 28 Gerard Rutten, Dutch film director (Sterren stralen overal), dies at 79
  • Jul 1 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86
  • Jul 3 Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies at 96
  • Jul 6 Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
  • Jul 7 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • Jul 8 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • Jul 12 Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), dies at 69
  • Jul 13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Jul 16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • Jul 19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • Jul 21 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69
  • Jul 23 Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • Jul 26 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
  • Jul 29 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), dies of liver cancer at 62
  • Jul 30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28
  • Aug 2 Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93
  • Aug 5 Wanda Rotha, actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72
  • Aug 11 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me in St. Louis, Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63

Person of interestHenry Fonda

Aug 12 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • Aug 13 Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Aug 13 Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Aug 14 Patrick Magee [McGee], Northern Irish actor and director (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Aug 17 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies from cancer at 68
  • Aug 18 Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87
  • Aug 19 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  • Aug 20 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (Zulu, One Summer of Happiness), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • Aug 25 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27

Person of interestIngrid Bergman

Aug 29 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • Sep 2 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • Sep 2 Tom Baker, US actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
  • Sep 3 Michael Thoma, actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • Sep 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • Sep 13 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Sep 14 Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
  • Sep 16 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • Sep 24 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre , All Over Town, Royal Wedding), dies at 67
  • Sep 28 Larry Breeding, actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies on 36th birthday
  • Sep 28 Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
  • Oct 3 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), dies from alcoholism at 53