April 1983 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Apr 11 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Inchon!" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Apr 11 55th Academy Awards: "Gandhi", Ben Kingsley & Meryl Streep win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 US President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue

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

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Matt Lanter, American actor and model
  • Apr 3 Errol Barnett, English-born American reporter (CBS News), born in Milton Keynes, England
  • Apr 6 Diora Baird, American actress
  • Apr 6 Jade Seah, Singaporean model, host and actress
  • Apr 8 Allu Arjun, Indian film actor
  • Apr 8 Adrian Bellani, American actor
  • Apr 10 Ryan Merriman, American actor (The Ring Two), born in Choctaw, Oklahoma
  • Apr 15 Alice Braga, Brazilian actress
  • Apr 20 Terrence J, American actor and television host (106 & Park), born in Queens, New York
  • Apr 20 Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Apr 27 Ari Graynor, American actress (The Sopranos), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 29 Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese gravure idol and actress
  • Apr 29 Sam Jones III, American Actor

Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestGloria Swanson

Apr 4 Gloria Swanson, actress (Airport 1975), dies of a heart ailment at 84

  • Apr 7 Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82
  • Apr 11 Dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78
  • Apr 15 Rodolfo Hoyos, actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
  • Apr 19 Lorene Scott, actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74
  • Apr 22 Walter Slezak, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), commits suicide at 80
  • Apr 23 Selena Royale, American actress (Date With Judy, Robot Monster), dies at 78
  • Apr 23 Clarence "Buster" Crabbe, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1932) and actor (Tarzan the Fearless, Flash Gordon), dies of a heart attack at 75
  • Apr 26 Vaughn Taylor, actor (Johnny Jupiter), dies at 72
  • Apr 30 Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71