March 1969 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Music awardsGrammy Awards

Mar 12 11th Grammy Awards: "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" by Glen Campbell wins best record

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Mar 26 Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
  • Mar 28 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Javier Bardem, Spanish actor
  • Mar 4 Chaz Bono [Chastity Sun Bono], American actress (Sonny & Cher Show), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4 Frank Nicotero, American comedian
  • Mar 4 Patrick Roach, Canadian actor
  • Mar 5 Paul Blackthorne, British actor
  • Mar 6 Andrea Elson, American actress (Lynn-Alf, Alice-Whiz Kids), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Greg Scott, British TV personality
  • Mar 7 Shin Ae Ra, Korean actress and radio DJ
  • Mar 8 Andrea Parker, actress (Miss Parker-The Pretender)
  • Mar 10 Ricky Seagall, rocker (Partridge Family)
  • Mar 10 Paget Brewster, American actress
  • Mar 11 Terrence Howard, American actor
  • Mar 14 Laura Leighton, actress (Sydney-Melrose Place, Other Woman)
  • Mar 15 Kim Raver, American actress
  • Mar 19 Michael Bergin, model (Coca Cola)/actor
  • Mar 19 Connor Trinneer, American actor
  • Mar 25 Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Mar 27 Kevin Corrigan, American actor (Grounded for Life-Uncle Eddie), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mar 27 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet and writer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 28 Brett Ratner, American film director (Rush Hour), born in Miami Beach, Florida
  • Mar 31 Samantha Brown, American television host

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Nicholas Schenck, Russian-born film empresario (b. 1881)
  • Mar 9 Richard Crane, American character actor (Surfside 6, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • Mar 13 Felix Locher, Swiss actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 86
  • Mar 15 Miles Malleson, British writer and actor (Phantom of the Opera, Postman's Knock), dies at 80
  • Mar 18 Barbara Bates, American actress (All About Eve, It's a Great Life), commits suicide at 43
  • Mar 22 Ernst Deutsch, [Dorian], Czech actor (3rd Man, Golem), dies at 78
  • Mar 25 Alan Mowbray, British actor (Dante, Colonel Flack), dies at 72