Deaths in Film & Television in 1982

  • Jan 1 Victor Buono, actor (Mr Schubert-Man from Atlantis), dies at 43
  • Jan 1 Margot Grahame [Margaret Clark], British actress (The Three Musketeers, Criminal Lawyer), dies from chronic bronchitis at 70
  • Jan 5 Hans Conried, American actor (Peter Pan, Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies from a heart ailment at 64
  • Jan 5 Harvey Lembeck, actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56
  • Jan 8 Gregoire Aslan, actor (Concrete Jungle), dies of 73 of a heart attack
  • Jan 8 Reta Shaw, American actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir, Mary Poppins, Picnic), dies of emphysema at 69
  • Jan 9 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), dies of a possible stroke at 55
  • Jan 18 Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny & the Professor), dies at 20
  • Jan 23 Hope Hampton, actress (Star Dust, Lawful Larcency), dies at 83
  • Jan 27 Iris Korn, actress (Widder-Palmerstown USA), dies at 60
  • Jan 30 Stanley Holloway, comedian (My Fair Lady, Our Man Higgins), dies at 91
  • Feb 4 Sue Carol, actress (She's My Weakness), dies at 73 of a heart attack
  • Feb 5 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
  • Feb 11 Eleanor Powell, American actress and tap dancer (Born to Dance, Born to Dance), dies of cancer at 69
  • Feb 11 Takashi Shimura, Japans actor (Rashomon, 7 Samurais), dies at 76
  • Feb 11 Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Kings Row, Manhunt), dies at 79
  • Feb 14 Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor and conductor (Majoor Barbara, Lijmen), dies at 79
  • Feb 17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach and actor (The Godfather: Part II, Somewhere in the Night), dies at 80
  • Feb 18 Tina Carver, actress (Inside Detroit, Uranium Boom), dies at 58
  • Feb 24 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
  • Feb 26 Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japanese actor and director (Gate of Hell, A Page of Madness, Jujiro, Jigoku-mon), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33
  • Mar 6 Ayn Rand [Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum], Russian-American author, screenwriter and philosopher who developed the philosophical system of "Objectivism" (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead), dies of heart failure at 77
  • Mar 6 Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), dies at 97
  • Mar 9 Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Mar 9 Rex Marshall, American TV announcer (Circuit Rider, Herman Hickman Show), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • Mar 17 Koos Koster, Dutch newscaster (IKON), murdered in El Salvador
  • Mar 18 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
  • Mar 21 Harry H Corbett, British actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
  • Mar 24 Goodman Ace, American writer, radio presenter, actor and humorist (Better of Goodman), dies at 83
  • Mar 29 Rudy Bond, actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Apr 3 Warren Oates, American actor (Dillinger, East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies of a heart attack at 53
  • Apr 7 Brenda Benet, actress (Track of Thunder), commits suicide by gun at 36
  • Apr 15 Arthur Lowe, British actor (Dad's Army, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ruling Class), dies following a stroke at 66
  • Apr 20 Mimi Boesnach, actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roses), dies at 82
  • Apr 21 Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80
  • Apr 25 Celia Johnson, English actress (Brief Encounter, Happy Breed), dies at 73
  • Apr 25 Don Wilson, TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at 81
  • Apr 26 Celia Johnson, British actress (Jean Brodie), dies of stroke at 73
  • Apr 27 Tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85
  • Apr 28 Bert van Dongen [Albert Cohen], Dutch singer, impressionist and actor (Het meisje met den blauwen hoed), dies at 66
  • May 1 Gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72
  • May 2 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • May 2 Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], American actor (All About Eve, Ellery Queen), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • May 6 Sam Baker, American actor, dies at 75
  • May 11 Leigh Snowden [Martha Lee Estes], American actress (All That Heaven Allows), dies of cancer at 51
  • May 14 Hugh Beaumont, American actor (The Mole People, Leave it to Beaver), dies from a heart attack at 73
  • May 25 Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
  • May 29 Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
  • Jun 9 Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
  • Jun 10 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of drug overdose at 37

  • Jun 13 Peter Maivia, wrestler (b. 1935)
  • Jun 14 Marjorie Bennett, actress (Blossom-Dobie Gillis), dies at 87 of cancer
  • Jun 15 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • Jun 18 Curd J├╝rgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Jun 22 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), dies at 75
  • Jun 26 Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • Jun 26 Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82
  • Jun 27 Jack Mullaney, actor (My Living Doll, It's About Time), dies at 49
  • Jul 1 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86
  • Jul 3 Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies at 96
  • Jul 6 Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
  • Jul 7 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • Jul 8 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • Jul 12 Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), dies at 69
  • Jul 13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Jul 16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • Jul 19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • Jul 21 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69
  • Jul 23 Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • Jul 26 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
  • Jul 29 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), dies of liver cancer at 62
  • Jul 30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28
  • Aug 2 Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93
  • Aug 5 Wanda Rotha, actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72
  • Aug 11 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me in St. Louis, Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63

Person of interestHenry Fonda

Aug 12 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • Aug 13 Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Aug 13 Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Aug 14 Patrick Magee [McGee], Northern Irish actor and director (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Aug 17 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies from cancer at 68
  • Aug 18 Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87
  • Aug 19 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  • Aug 20 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (Zulu), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • Aug 20 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (Zulu, One Summer of Happiness), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • Aug 25 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27

Person of interestIngrid Bergman

Aug 29 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • Sep 2 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • Sep 2 Tom Baker, US actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
  • Sep 3 Michael Thoma, actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • Sep 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • Sep 13 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Sep 14 Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

Actress Grace Kelly
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  • Sep 16 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • Sep 24 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre , All Over Town, Royal Wedding), dies at 67
  • Sep 28 Larry Breeding, actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies on 36th birthday
  • Sep 28 Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
  • Oct 3 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), dies from alcoholism 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
  • 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, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • Nov 4 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), dies at 74
  • Nov 13 Chesney Allen, actress (Okay for Sound, Frozen Limits), 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, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
  • Nov 21 Lee Patrick, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon), dies at 75
  • Nov 22 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • Nov 22 Enny, [Engelina] de Leeuwe, actress (Anatevka), dies at 84
  • 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, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • Dec 2 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), dies at 49
  • Dec 7 William "Will" Lee, American actor (They Live by Night, Melody Lane), dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Dec 9 Joey Forman, actor (Sid Caesar Show, Joey Bishop Show), dies at 53
  • Dec 10 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
  • Dec 10 Roy Webb, American film composer, dies at 94
  • Dec 10 Freeman Gosden, American writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show, Calvin and the Colonel), dies at 83
  • Dec 23 Jack Webb, American screenwriter, director and actor (Dragnet, Sunset Boulevard), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Dec 29 Sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79