March 1931 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 14 1st theater built for rear movie projection (NYC)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 27 Charlie Chaplin receives France's distinguished Legion of Honor

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Wally Bruner, American journalist and television host (d. 1997)
  • Mar 6 Carmen Delavallade, US dancer/singer/actress (Aida)
  • Mar 6 John Smith, US actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 12 William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascals)
  • Mar 13 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, German actor, director and writer (Solo Sunday), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 17 Eunice Gayson, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love), born in London, England
  • Mar 20 Hal Linden, [Harold Lipshitz], actor (Barney Miller, Blacke's Magic)

Person of interestWilliam Shatner

Mar 22 William Shatner, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestLeonard Nimoy

Mar 26 Leonard Nimoy, American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 11 F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888)