March 1916 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Rochelle Hudson, American actress (Les Misérables, Imitation of Life, That's My Boy), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1972)
  • Mar 10 Pamela Mason [Ostrer], British actress, author and talk-show host (Lady Possessed), born in Rochford, England (d. 1996)
  • Mar 14 Horton Foote, American author, playwright and screenwriter
  • Mar 16 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Mar 19 Eric Christmas, British actor (d. 2000)
  • Mar 26 Sterling Hayden, NJ, actor (Dr Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra)
  • Mar 31 John Vivyan, actor (Imitation of Life, Mr Lucky), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 31 Lucille Bliss, American voice actress (Cinderella, The Secret of NIMH), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 22 British author "The Lord of the Rings", J.R.R. Tolkien marries Edith Mary Bratt at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 27 Actress Gloria Swanson (17) weds actor Wallace Beery (30)


Deaths in Film & TV


Person of interestSusan Blow

Mar 27 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", dies at 72

Educator and Kindergarten Director Susan Blow
Educator and Kindergarten Director
Susan Blow