On This Day

March 1905 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Doris Hare, Welsh actress, born in Bargoed, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • Mar 5 Sophie Stewart, Scottish actress (As You Like It, Under the Red Robe), born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1977)
  • Mar 9 Grigori Kozintsev, Soviet theater and film director (Hamlet, King Lear), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1973) [OS]
  • Mar 10 Richard Haydn, British actor (The Sound of Music, Alice in Wonderland), born in Camberwell, London, England (d. 1985)
  • Mar 16 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1977)

Robert Donat

Mar 18 Robert Donat, English actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel), born in Manchester, England (d. 1958)

  • Mar 23 Paul Grimault, animator
  • Mar 23 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), born in Bremerhaven, Germany (d. 1972)

Joan Crawford

Mar 23 Joan Crawford [Lucille Le Sueur], American actress (Mildred Pierce), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1977) [year of birth disputed; sources range 1904-08]

  • Mar 28 Marlin Perkins, American TV host (Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom), born in Carthage, Missouri (d. 1986)
  • Mar 28 Pandro S. Berman, American film producer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 26 Maurice Barrymore [Herbert Blythe], Indian-born British actor and patriarch of the Barrymore family, dies from syphilis at 55