November 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

Nov 1 Andrew "Dice" Clay & George Wendt appear in "Trick or Treatment"

Theatrical Finale

Nov 7 Revival of Alex Bradford, Vinnette Carroll, and Micki Grant's "Your Arms are Too Short to Box With God", based on the Bible's Book of Matthew, and featuring Al Green and Patti LaBelle, closes at Alvin Theatre, NYC. after 69 performances

  • Nov 11 Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn's stage drama with songs "Foxfire", strring Jesica Tandy, Keith Carradine, and Cronyn, opens at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC; runs for 213 performances and wins a Tony Award for Tandy

Theater Premiere

Nov 16 Tom Stoppard's play "The Real Thing" premieres in London starring Felicity Kendal and Roger Rees

  • Nov 18 Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World

Film & TV History

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

  • Nov 30 Ottumwa, Iowa, declared "Video Game Capital of the World" by mayor Jerry Parker

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Kyoko Fukada, Japanese actress, model and singer, born in Kita, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 8 Sam Sparro [Falson], Australian producer, singer, songwriter (Boombox Eternal), and former child actor, born in Sydney
  • Nov 10 Heather Matarazzo, American actress (Welcome to the Dollhouse), born in Oyster Bay, New York

Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway (40 years old)

Nov 12 American actress (Les Misérables; The Dark Knight Rise; The Princess Diaries), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 12 Ryan Carnes, American actor (General Hospital), born in Pittsfield, Illinois
  • Nov 13 Michael Copon, American actor (Power Rangers Time Force), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Nov 20 Margo Stilley, American actress, born in Bear Creek, Wisconsin
  • Nov 21 Aarti Chabria, Indian model, beauty queen (Miss India Worldwide, 1999), and Bollywood actress, born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Nov 29 Gemma Chan, English actress (Crazy Rich Asians), born in London, England
  • Nov 29 Lucas Black, American film and television actor (Sling Blade), born in Decatur, Alabama
  • Nov 30 Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress (24), born in Calgary, Alberta

Divorces in Film & TV

Martin Scorsese & Isabella Rossellini

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

Elizabeth Taylor

Nov 7 English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from American politician John Warner, after almost 6 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • Nov 1 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), dies of a heart ailment at 88
  • Nov 4 Dominique Dunne, American actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • Nov 4 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Talfryn Thomas, Welsh character actor (Dad's Army -"Cheeseman"; Dr. Who), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 13 Chesney Allen, English actor (Flanagan and Allen), dies at 88
  • Nov 16 Arthur Askey, British actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), dies at 82
  • Nov 17 Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69
  • Nov 18 Donald Dillaway, American stage and screen actor (Min and Bill; Platinum Blonde), dies at 79
  • Nov 20 [Catherine] Cassie Mackin, American newswoman (NBC TV) and 1st woman to regularly anchor an evening network newscast alone, dies of cancer at 43
  • Nov 21 Lee Patrick, American stage and screen actress (The Maltese Falcon; Topper (TV series) - "Henrietta"), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Nov 22 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • Nov 23 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • Nov 25 Robert Coote, British actor (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Scaramouche), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Nov 26 Dan Tobin, American stage and screen character actor (I Married Joan; Perry Mason), dies at 72