Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1982

Famous Weddings

Dorothy Hamill

Jan 8 American figure skater Dorothy Hamill (25) weds singer and actor Dean Paul Martin (30); divorce in 1983

Danny DeVito

Jan 28 Actor Danny DeVito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

Al Unser Jr.

Mar 19 American race car driver Al Unser Jr (19) weds Shelley Leonard (23) at Valley View Bible Church in Paradise Valley, Arizona; divorce in 1999

George Foreman

Apr 28 Professional boxer George Foreman (33) weds Andrea Skeete

Kate Jackson

May 1 Actress Kate Jackson (33) weds business executive David Greenwald in Beverly Hills, California

Michael Keaton

Jun 5 Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37)

  • Jun 26 American pop singer Marie Osmond weds college student Steve Craig; divorce in 1985
  • Jul 1 Over 2000 Unification Church couples marry at NYC Madison Square Garden

Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne

Jul 4 Former Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds music manager and concert promoter Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

  • Jul 22 Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in NYC

Sally Ride

Jul 24 Physicist and astronaut Sally Ride (31) weds astronaut Steven Hawley (30) in Salina, Kansas

  • Jul 29 British "Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor (21) weds hair stylist and photographer Tracy Wilson in Los Angeles, California

John Malkovich

Aug 2 "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27)


Aug 21 British 'U2' lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Allison "Ali" Stewart (21) at All Saints Church, Raheny, Ireland

Robert Goulet

Oct 17 American singer and actor Robert Goulet (48) weds his Macedonian business partner and manager, artist, and writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

Joni Mitchell

Nov 21 Canadian singer Joni Mitchell (39) weds American bassist Larry Klein (26) in Malibu, California; divorce in 1994

Jackie Chan

Dec 1 Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

Phil Hartman

Dec 18 Actor Phil Hartman (34) weds real estate agent Lisa Strain

Famous Divorces

Farrah Fawcett

Feb 16 Actors Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce

Bryan Cranston

Apr 8 Actor Bryan Cranston (26) divorces writer Mickey Middleton after 4 years of marriage

George Foreman

Apr 23 Professional boxer George Foreman (33) divorces Sharon Goodson after 7 months of marriage

Martin Scorsese & Isabella Rossellini

Nov 1 Director Martin Scorsese (39) divorces Isabella Rossellini (30) after 3 years of marriage

Elizabeth Taylor

Nov 7 English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from American politician John Warner, after almost 6 years of marriage

  • Dec 6 US Senator Ted & Joan Kennedy divorce

William Hurt

Dec 9 American actors Mary-Beth & William Hurt divorce, after 10 years of marriage