October 1986 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 9 "The Late Show with Joan Rivers" premieres on Fox, first woman to host a US late-night TV talk show

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Jurnee Smollett, American actress
  • Oct 2 Camilla Belle, American actress (Rip Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 6 Olivia Thirlby, American actress
  • Oct 6 Yoo Ah-in, South Korean actor (Sungkyunkwan Scandal), born in Daegu, South Korea
  • Oct 12 Marcus T. Paulk, American actor
  • Oct 14 Skyler Shaye, American actress
  • Oct 20 Priyanka Sharma, Indian actress
  • Oct 21 Alex Kew, British actor
  • Oct 21 Christopher Uckermann, Actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD
  • Oct 23 Briana Evigan, American actress
  • Oct 23 Jessica Stroup, American Actress
  • Oct 23 Emilia Clarke, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in London

Person of interestDrake

Oct 24 Drake [Aubrey Drake Graham], Canadian actor and rapper (Hotline Bling), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Drake
Singer-Songwriter
Drake
  • Oct 31 Christie Hayes, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in North Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 5 Hal B. Wallis, American movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park), dies at 87
  • Oct 14 Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • Oct 22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Oct 22 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Oct 25 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), dies of lung cancer and emphysema at 67
  • Oct 29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)