March 1983 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 8 President Reagan 1st known use of term "Evil Empire" (about the USSR) in speech in Florida

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 11 9th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Jane Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Linda Evans & Loretta Swit win (TV)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Lupita Nyong’o, Mexican-Kenyan actress (12 Years a Slave), born in Mexico City
  • Mar 10 Rafe Spall, English Actor
  • Mar 15 Sean Biggerstaff, Scottish actor
  • Mar 19 Ana Rezende, Brazilian film director and musician (CSS)
  • Mar 19 Matt Sydal, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 26 Michael Brendli, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 30 Zach Gowen, American professional wrestler

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Actor Harrison Ford marries screenwriter Melissa Mathison (divorced 2004)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55
  • Mar 7 Robert Bray, actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65
  • Mar 9 Faye Emerson, American actress (I've Got a Secret), dies of cancer at 65
  • Mar 14 Maurice Ronet, actor (Circle of Love, Frantic, Sphinx), dies at 55
  • Mar 16 Arthur Godfrey, TV host (Arthur Godrey Show), dies at 79
  • Mar 25 Martha Sleeper, actress (Spitfire), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Mar 27 James Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75
  • Mar 28 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71
  • Mar 31 Stephen Murray, English actor (Guilty, Silent Dust, Master Spy), dies at 70