March 2002 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 33rd NAACP Image Awards: "Ali" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 5 American reality TV program The Osbournes" featuring family of Ozzy Osbourne premieres on MTV
  • Mar 12 Animated film "Ice Age" directed by Chris Wedge and Carlos Saldanha, with voices by Denis Leary and John Leguizamo premieres
  • Mar 23 22nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Freddy Got Fingered" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 24 74th Academy Awards: "A Beautiful Mind", Denzel Washington & Halle Berry (first woman of colour) win


Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 16 Oscar-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli (56) weds producer David Gest (48) at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 "12 Angry Men" actor Edward James Olmos (55) divorces "Sopranos" actress Lorraine Bracco (47) after 8 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Claire Davenport, English actress (The Elephant Man), dies at 68
  • Mar 4 Eric Flynn, British actor/singer (b. 1939)
  • Mar 17 Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), dies from diabetes at 90
  • Mar 25 Kenneth Wolstenholme, British BBC football commentator, dies at 81
  • Mar 27 Milton Berle, American actor and comedian (b. 1908)

Person of interestDudley Moore

Mar 27 Dudley Moore, English actor and comedian (10, Arthur, Bedazzled), dies at 66

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore

Person of interestBilly Wilder

Mar 27 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American film director (The Lost Weekend, Some Like it Hot), dies at 95

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • Mar 29 Rico Yan, Philippine Young Movie & TV Actor (b. 1975)
  • Mar 31 Barry Took, British comedian (b. 1928)