5th Youth in Film Awards

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5th Youth in Film Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded for Achievement in the 19821983 season
Date December 4, 1983
Site Beverly Hilton Hotel
Beverly Hills, California
Official website YoungArtistAwards.org
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The 5th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (now known as the Young Artist Awards), presented by the Youth in Film Association, honored outstanding youth performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television and theater for the 1982-1983 season, and took place on December 4, 1983 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2][3]

Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Youth in Film Association was the first organization to establish an awards ceremony specifically set to recognize and award the contributions of performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television, theater and music.[1][4][5]

Categories[edit]

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Feature Film[edit]

Best Young Motion Picture Actor in a Feature Film[edit]

C. Thomas Howell - The Outsiders (Warner Bros)

Best Young Motion Picture Actress in a Feature Film[edit]

Roxana Zal - Table for Five (Warner Bros)

Best Young Supporting Actor In a Motion Picture[edit]

Scott Schwartz - The Toy (Columbia)

Best Young Supporting Actress In a Motion Picture[edit]

Missy Francis - Man, Woman and Child (Paramount)

Best Young Performer in a Television Movie[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Movie Made for Television[edit]

Gary Coleman - The Boy With the 200 IQ (NBC)

Best Young Actress in a Movie Made for Television[edit]

Sydney Penny - The Thorn Birds (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Television Series[edit]

Best Young Actor in a Drama Series[edit]

River Phoenix - Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (CBS)

Best Young Actress in a Drama Series[edit]

Melissa Gilbert - Little House on the Prairie: A New Beginning (NBC)

Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series[edit]

Ricky Schroeder - Silver Spoons (NBC)

Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series[edit]

Missy Gold - Benson (ABC)

Best Young Actor in a New Television Series[edit]

John P. Navin, Jr. - Jennifer Slept Here (NBC)

Best Young Actress in a New Television Series[edit]

Tracey Gold - Goodnight, Beantown (CBS)

Best Young Actor in a Daytime Soap[edit]

(tie) David Mendenhall - General Hospital (ABC)
(tie) John Stamos - General Hospital (ABC)

Best Young Actress in a Daytime Soap[edit]

Tracey Bregman - The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Best Young Actor: Guest in a Series[edit]

Timothy Patrick Murphy - The Love Boat (ABC)

Best Young Actress: Guest in a Series[edit]

Dana Hill - Magnum, P.I. (CBS)

Best Family Entertainment[edit]

Best Family Feature Motion Picture[edit]

Return of the Jedi (20th Century Fox)

Best Family Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical[edit]

Mr. Mom (20th Century Fox)

Best New Television Series[edit]

Goodnight Beantown (CBS)

Special Awards[edit]

The Michael Landon Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution To Youth Through Television[edit]

Norman Lear

The Jackie Coogan Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution To Youth Through Motion Pictures[edit]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Disney

Youth In Film's Former Child Star Award[edit]

Ann Jillian

Youth in Film's Theatre Arts Award[edit]

Aaron Lohr

Youth In Film's Special Achievement Award[edit]

Glenn Scarpelli

Youth In Film's Community Benefit Award[edit]

Television Special Adam - John Walsh

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-55002-574-0. OCLC 9781550025743. 
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-7876-9047-3. OCLC 9780787690472. 
  3. ^ a b "5th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  5. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 

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