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 6 Bob Wills [James Robert Wills], American musician ('King of Western Swing', Steel Guitar Rag), born in Limestone County, Texas (d. 1975)
  • 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)

Person of interestRobert 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)

Person of interestJoan Crawford

Mar 23 Joan Crawford [Lucille Le Sueur], American actress (Mildred Pierce), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1977)

Actress Joan Crawford
Actress
Joan Crawford
  • 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