On This Day

March 2001 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 IRA detonates a bomb in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, injuring 11 people
  • Mar 24 21st Golden Raspberry Awards: "Battlefield Earth" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 25 73rd Academy Awards: "Gladiator", Russell Crowe & Julia Roberts win

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
  • Mar 6 Kim Walker, American actress (b. 1968)
  • Mar 8 Edward Winter, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Mar 13 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), dies at 66
  • Mar 15 Ann Sothern, American actress (b. 1909)
  • Mar 16 Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), dies at 79
  • Mar 21 Anthony Steel, British actor and singer (Malta Story, The Wooden Horse), dies from lung cancer at 80

Person of interestWilliam Hanna

Mar 22 William Hanna, American animator and studio founder, dies at 90

Animator William Hanna
William Hanna
  • Mar 23 Rowland Evans, American news reporter (CNN-Evans & Novak), dies at 79
  • Mar 23 Irving "Sully" Boyar, American actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Car Wash), dies of a heart attack at 76
  • Mar 27 Anthony Dexter [Walter Fleischmann], Canadian actor (The Phantom Planet, Captain John Smith and Pocahontas), dies at 88