March 1976 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Walt Disney World logs its 50 millionth guest

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Mar 4 2nd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Carol Burnett win (TV)

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Mar 29 48th Academy Awards: "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Dave Malkoff, American TV News Reporter
  • Mar 4 Sean Covel, American film producer
  • Mar 5 Katerina Matziou, Greek actress
  • Mar 6 Ken Anderson, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 8 Freddie Prinze Jr, actor (I Know What You Did Last Summer)
  • Mar 9 Ben Mulroney, Canadian television host, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Mar 10 Haifa Wehbe, Lebanese actress, model and singer
  • Mar 12 Zhao Wei, Chinese actress
  • Mar 13 Danny Masterson, American actor (That '70s Show), born in Long Island, New York
  • Mar 15 Cara Pifko, Canadian actress
  • Mar 16 Paul Schneider, American actor
  • Mar 16 Nick Spano, American actor
  • Mar 17 Brittany Daniel, American actress
  • Mar 17 Cynthia Daniel, American actress and photographer
  • Mar 18 Michael Spillane, American wrestler, better known as Mike Quackenbush
  • Mar 18 Giovanna Antonelli, Brazilian actress
  • Mar 19 Rachel Blanchard, actress (Cher Horowitz-Clueless), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 22 Kellie Shanygne Williams, actress (Laura-Family Matters), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestReese Witherspoon

Mar 22 Reese Witherspoon, American actress (Pleasantville, Legally Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Mar 23 Keri Russell, American actress (Felicity, The Americans), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • Mar 25 Cha Tae-hyun, South Korean actor
  • Mar 25 Gigi Leung, Hong Kong actress and singer (Tempting Heart), born in Hong Kong
  • Mar 26 Amy Smart, American actress
  • Mar 26 Natalia Livingston, American actress
  • Mar 26 Nurgül Yeşilçay, Turkish actress
  • Mar 31 Josh Saviano, actor (Paul Pfeiffer-Wonder Years)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, dies at 71
  • Mar 13 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/poet, dies at 77
  • Mar 14 Alberta Franklin, silent screen actress, dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Albert Dieudonné, French actor and novelist (Backbiters, Napoleon), dies at 86
  • Mar 20 Michael Goodliffe, British actor (A Night to Remember, Cromwell, 5th Day of Peace), commits suicide at 61
  • Mar 24 Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66
  • Mar 26 Richard Arlen, American actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75
  • Mar 30 Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Hostage Rights), dies at 99