March 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 8 "A Team" last aired on NBC-TV after 4 years

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 14 13th People's Choice Awards: Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV)

Actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • Mar 20 Soap opera "Capitol" final episode
  • Mar 20 Soviet filmmakers arrive in Hollywood for an entertainment summit
  • Mar 29 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Howard the Duck" wins

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Mar 30 59th Academy Awards: "Platoon", Paul Newman & Marlee Matlin win

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress
  • Mar 9 Lil' Bow Wow [Shad Gregory Moss], American rapper and actor (Beware of Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 15 Taiwan Brown, video jockey
  • Mar 16 Tiiu Kuik, Estonian model
  • Mar 20 Rollo Weeks, English actor
  • Mar 25 Jason Castro, American Idol contestant

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 "The Last Picture Show" actress Cybill Shepherd (37) weds Dr. Bruce Oppenheim (38) in San Fernando Valley

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Randolph Scott, American actor (Ride the High Country, Last of the Mohicans, Western Union), dies at 89
  • Mar 3 Danny Kaye [David Daniel Kaminski], American comedian and actor (Danny Kaye Show, White Christmas), dies of heart failure at 76
  • Mar 11 Joe Gladwin, British actor (Nearest and Dearest, No Hard Feelings), dies at 81
  • Mar 16 Scott McKay [Carl Chester Gose], American actor (Stage Door, Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies of kidney failuyre at 71
  • Mar 19 Emile Meyer, actor (Young Jesse James, Lineup), dies
  • Mar 21 Dean Paul Martin, American actor (Misfits of Science), dies in a plane crash at 35
  • Mar 21 Robert Preston [Meservey], American actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter), dies of lung cancer at 68
  • Mar 22 Joan Shawlee, actress (Abbott & Costello Show), dies at 58
  • Mar 26 Walter Abel, American actor (Fury, Suspicion, Dream Girl), dies at 88
  • Mar 28 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), dies of a heart attack at 67