March 1983 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 7 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 31 "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life," is released in the US

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Lupita Nyong’o, Mexican-Kenyan actress (12 Years a Slave), born in Mexico City
  • Mar 9 Maite Perroni [Beorlegui], Mexican actress and singer in the Latin pop group RBD, 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


HeartWedding of Interest

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, French film actor, director, and writer (Frantic, Sphinx, Circle of Love), dies of cancer 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