On This Day

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, Japanese model and actress, born in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • 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 13 Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor (Captain America: The Winter Soldier; I, Tonya), born in ConstanČ›a, Romania
  • Aug 16 Cam Gigandet, American actor, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Aug 17 Cheeleader Melissa [Melissa Anderson], American professional wrestler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 17 Mark Salling, American actor and musician (Glee), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2018)
  • Aug 19 Erika Christensen, American actress (Parenthood), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 19 Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • Aug 26 John Mulaney, American comedian, writer and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Film & TV

John Malkovich

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 9 Alexandre Alexeieff, Russian-French filmmaker (pinscreen animation) and artist, dies at 81
  • Aug 11 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me In St. Louis; Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63

Henry Fonda

Aug 12 Henry Fonda, American stage and screen actor (Mr. Roberts; 12 Angry Men; 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

Ingrid Bergman

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