On This Day

March 1974 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music releaseMusic Recording

Mar 25 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 29 Film adaption of "The Great Gatsby" starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow with costumes by Ralph Lauren first released

Actor Robert Redford
Actor
Robert Redford
Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
Ralph Lauren

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Mark-Paul Gosselaar, actor (Zack-Saved by the Bell)
  • Mar 2 Hayley Lewis OAM, Australian swimmer and broadcaster (World C'ship gold 200m freestyle 1991; Olympic silver 800m, bronze 400m 1992), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Mar 3 Jared Rushton, actor (Big, Honey I Shrank the Kids)
  • Mar 3 David Faustino, actor (I Had 3 Wives, Bud-Married With Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 3 Paula Malai Ali, Malaysian-Bruneian TV Presenter and Actress

Person of interestKevin Connolly

Mar 5 Kevin Connolly, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus), born in Patchogue, New York

  • Mar 5 Matt Lucas, English comedian

Person of interestEva Mendes

Mar 5 Eva Mendes, American actress (Training Day, 2 Fast 2 Furious), born in Miami, Florida

Actress Eva Mendes
Actress
Eva Mendes
  • Mar 6 Sebastian Siegel, British-American actor (Lost, Hawaii Five-0), born in Oxford, England
  • Mar 7 Larry Bagby, American actor and musician (Buffy the Vampire Slyer), born in Marysville, California
  • Mar 7 Jenna Fischer, American actress (The Office), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Mar 17 Mark Dolan, English comedian and TV show host (Balls of Steel), born in London, England
  • Mar 19 Vida Guerra, Cuban-American swimsuit model
  • Mar 20 Paula Garces, Colombian actress
  • Mar 21 Laura Allen, American actress
  • Mar 24 Alyson Hannigan, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I met Your Mother), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 25 Lark Voorhies, American actress
  • Mar 27 Russ Haas, American professional wrestler, born in Edmond, Oklahoma (d. 2001)
  • Mar 29 Kristoffer Cusick, American actor
  • Mar 31 Carol Ann Plante, actress (Sara Henderson-Harry & the Hendersons)
  • Mar 31 Benjamin Eicher, Swiss film director

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Barbara Ruick, American actress and singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
  • Mar 3 Barbara Ruick, actress (Carousel, Fearless Fagan), dies at 43
  • Mar 3 Frank Wilcox, American actor (Beverly Hillbillies), dies from a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 5 Billy De Wolfe, American character actor (Good Morning World), dies of lung cancer at 67
  • Mar 7 Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)
  • Mar 10 June Harrison, actress (Land of the Lawless), dies at 48
  • Mar 13 Howard St John, American actor (Investigator, Dr Lewis-Hank), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • Mar 13 Janos Prohaska, Hungarian actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 54
  • Mar 18 David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87
  • Mar 19 Edward Platt, American actor (Chief-Get Smart), dies at 58
  • Mar 20 Chet Huntley, American newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 62
  • Mar 21 Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), dies at 29
  • Mar 25 Otto Waldis, Austrian actor (Unknown World, Whip Hand), dies at 72
  • Mar 28 Francoise Rosay, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison), dies at 82
  • Mar 29 Seton I. Miller, Hollywood screenwriter (Pete's Dragon, Istanbul), dies at 71
  • Mar 29 Andrea Checchi, Italian actor (The Lady Without Camelias, Two Anonymous Letters), dies of periarthritis at 57
  • Mar 31 Andrea Checci, actress (2 Women, Assassin, Black Sunday), dies at 57