April 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 12 3 CBS employees shot to death in NYC parking lot

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 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 (Cleopatra), born in Birmingham, England
  • Apr 30 Andrew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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


Deaths in Film & TV

  • 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