March 1972 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 15 "The Godfather", based on the book by Mario Puzo, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, premieres in NYC (Academy Awards Best Picture 1973)

Actor Al Pacino
Actor
Al Pacino
Actor Marlon Brando
Actor
Marlon Brando
Novelist Mario Puzo
Novelist
Mario Puzo

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Richard Ruccolo, American actor
  • Mar 3 Christian Oliver, actor (Baby Sitters Club, Brian-Saved by the Bell)
  • Mar 6 Susan Alexander, Miss America-Maryland (1997), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Mar 7 Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician
  • Mar 7 Maxim Roy, Quebec actress
  • Mar 9 Marcia M Griffith, Miss America-Maryland (1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 9 Sara Nicole Williams, Miss USA-Washington (1997)
  • Mar 9 Kerr Smith, American actor
  • Mar 12 Hector Luis Bustamante, Colombian actor
  • Mar 12 James Maritato, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 13 Shea Olliff, Miss America-Georgia (1997), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Mar 15 Casey Cristin Mizell, Miss USA-South Carolina (1997)
  • Mar 18 Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • Mar 21 Chris Candido, professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • Mar 23 Jennifer K Chapman, Miss USA-Massachusetts (1997)
  • Mar 23 Judith Godrèche, French actress and author
  • Mar 26 Jon Reep, American comedian and actor
  • Mar 27 Charlie Haas, professional wrestler
  • Mar 28 Nick Frost, English comedian and actor
  • Mar 29 Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
  • Mar 30 Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)
  • Mar 31 Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar, Spanish film director
  • Mar 31 Andrew Bowen, American actor

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56
  • Mar 20 Marilyn Maxwell, American actress (Champion, The Lemon Drop Kid), dies at 50
  • Mar 30 Peter Whitney, actor (Rough Riders), dies at 55
  • Mar 31 Meena Kumari, Indian actress (b. 1932)