October 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Oct 4 "The Last Emperor" directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring John Lone, Joan Chen and Peter O'Toole premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival (Best Picture 1988)
  • Oct 24 NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor, singer
  • Oct 3 Zuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican Miss Universe
  • Oct 4 Michael Roman, actor (Al-One Life to Live)
  • Oct 17 Bea Alonzo, Filipina actress
  • Oct 18 Zac Efron, American actor (High School Musical, 17 Again), born in San Luis Obispo, California,
  • Oct 18 Freja Beha Erichsen, Danish model
  • Oct 24 Lincoln Lewis, Australian actor
  • Oct 30 Ashley Graham, American model and body activist, born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 2 Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
  • Oct 13 Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, dies at 58
  • Oct 17 Ruby Dandridge [Ruby Jean Butler], American actress (Father of the Bride), dies at 87
  • Oct 22 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
  • Oct 25 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80