March 1926 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Mar 1 Robert Clary [Widerman], French-American actor (Hogan's Heroes - "Cpl LeBeau"; Days of Our Lives), singer, author, artist, lecturer, and Holocaust survivor, born in Paris, France (d. 2022) [1]
  • Mar 5 Joan Shawlee [Fulton], American actress (Some Like It Hot, Prehistoric Women, Abbott & Costello Show), born in Forest Hills, New York (d. 1987)
  • Mar 6 Andrzej Wajda, Polish film director (Ashes & Diamonds, Man of Iron), born in Suwalki (d. 2016)
  • Mar 9 Joe Franklin, American radio host, TV personality and New York institution (The Joe Franklin Show), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mar 12 Gudrun Ure, Scottish actress (Super Gran, Lady MacBeth, BBC Sorcerer), born in Campsie, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Mar 12 Hildy Parks, American stage and screen actress, and Emmy Award-winning producer and writer (Tony Award presentations), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2004)
  • Mar 13 Lenny Montana [Leonardo Passafaro], American professional wrestler (NWA Georgia), and actor (The Godfather), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 1992)

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis (1926-2017)

Mar 16 American comedian (Martin and Lewis, MDA Telethon), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • Mar 18 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (Mission Impossible, Airplane!, Stalag 17), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2010)
  • Mar 21 André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (Benvenuta), born in Heverie, Belgium (d. 2002)
  • Mar 21 Virginia Weidler, American child actress (Babes on Broadway, All This & Heaven Too), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1968)
  • Mar 23 Martha Wright [Wiederrecht;], American stage, concert and radio singer and actress (South Pacific; The Sound Of Music), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Mar 30 Ray McAnally, Irish actor (The Mission, My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian), born in Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1989)
  • Mar 30 Sydney Chaplin, American actor and son of Charlie Chaplin (Limelight, Adding Machine), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2009)