March 1961 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Mar 16 18th Golden Globes: "Spartacus", Burt Lancaster, & Greer Garson win

  • Mar 29 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 31 8th National Film Awards (India): "Anuradha" wins the Golden Lotus

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Mary Page Keller, actress (Ryan's Hope, Duet), born in Monterey Park, California
  • Mar 3 Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian
  • Mar 4 Steven Weber, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 7 Mary Beth Evans, actress (Katherine-General Hospital), born in Pasadena, California
  • Mar 8 Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey
  • Mar 9 Robert Rechsteiner, US professional wrestler (Rick Steiner)
  • Mar 10 Mitch Gaylord, CA, gymnist (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
  • Mar 11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • Mar 14 Russell Todd, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • Mar 14 Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress
  • Mar 15 Fabio Lanzoni, romance novels model (Fabio After Dark), born in Milan, Italy
  • Mar 17 Casey Siemaszko, actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 17 Andrew Paul, English actor
  • Mar 17 Dana Reeve, American actress and wife of Christopher Reeve, born in Teaneck, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Mar 20 John Clark Gable, actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 21 Kassie Wesley, Ky, actress (Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live)
  • Mar 23 Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
  • Mar 25 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Mar 25 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • Mar 26 Billy Warlock, actor (Baywatch), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Mar 29 Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
  • Mar 29 Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 13 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 17 Actor Christopher Lee (38) weds actress Gitte Lee (25)


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 George Formby, British singer/comedian, dies at 56
  • Mar 6 Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), dies at 59
  • Mar 12 Belinda Lee, actress (Joseph & his Brethren), dies in car crash at 25