August 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • 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

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Ai Tominaga, Sagamihara, Japanese model and actress
  • Aug 6 Adrianne Curry, American model and reality television personality
  • Aug 6 Karl Davies, British actor
  • Aug 6 Ryan Sypek, American actor
  • Aug 10 Devon Aoki, American supermodel and actress
  • Aug 11 Alan Halsall, British actor
  • Aug 16 Cam Gigandet, American actor
  • Aug 17 Melissa Anderson, American professional wrestler
  • Aug 17 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Aug 19 Erika Christensen, American actress
  • Aug 19 Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 2 "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 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), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • 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