October 1982 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 14 US President Reagan proclaims a war on drugs

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 Erik von Detten, American actor
  • Oct 10 Eddie J Peck, Lynchburg Pa, actor (Sutton-Wildside)
  • Oct 21 Matt Dallas, American Actor
  • Oct 27 Patrick Fugit, American actor
  • Oct 27 Takashi Tsukamoto, Japanese actor
  • Oct 28 Matt Smith, English actor (11th Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Northampton
  • Oct 29 Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress
  • Oct 29 Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Oct 31 Justin Chatwin, Canadian actor (War of the Worlds), born in Nanaimo, Canada

Weddings in Film & TV


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

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53
  • Oct 8 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director (Lost World, You look marvelous), dies of cancer at 67
  • Oct 15 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies
  • Oct 18 Dwain Esper, American film director (b. 1892)
  • Oct 24 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58