March 1935 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 24 Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour goes national on NBC Radio Network

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Robert Conrad, [Conrad R Falk], actor (Wild Wild West), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 2 Al Waxman, actor (Cagney & Lacey, Meatballs 3, Spasms), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 2 Porky Pig, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng and Frank Tashlin (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "I Haven't Got a Hat"
  • Mar 11 Sandra Milo, Italian actress
  • Mar 13 Don Nute, American actor, born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Mar 13 Joseph Mascolo, American actor (Days of Our Lives), born in West Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2016)
  • Mar 13 Leslie Parrish, American actress and activist, born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Mar 15 Judd Hirsch, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • Mar 19 Phyllis Newman, actress (Coming of Age, TW3), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Mar 20 Ted Bessell, American director and actor (Don-That Girl, Gomer Pyle- Frankie), born in Flushing, New York (d. 1996)
  • Mar 22 M[ichael] Emmet Walsh, Ogdensburg NY, actor (Wildcats, War Party)
  • Mar 23 Barry Cryer, comedian/writer (Goodies Rule-OK, All You Need is Cash)
  • Mar 24 Mary Berry, English food writer and TV presenter (The Great British Bake Off), born in Bath, England
  • Mar 25 Susan Engel, actress (Ascendancy), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 27 Julian Glover, English actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in Hampstead, London

Person of interestMichael Parkinson

Mar 28 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Fridolf Rhudin, Swedish actor and comedian (The Wrong Millionaire, Secret Svensson), dies from brain fever at 39
  • Mar 8 Ruan Lingyu [Fenggen], Chinese silent film actress (The Goddess), commits suicide at 24
  • Mar 10 Barend Barendse, Dutch actor and director (Heilig recht), dies at 82
  • Mar 23 Florence Moore, American actress (b. 1886)