On This Day

March 2004 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 35th NAACP Image Awards: "The Fighting Temptations" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 14 WrestleMania XX, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Chris Benoit wins Triple Threat title match with Triple H and Shawn Michaels

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 30 "Alias" actress Jennifer Garner (30) divorces actor Scott Foley (30) due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 4 years of marriage


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (All the King's Men, The Exorcist, Giant), dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director (b. 1958)
  • Mar 5 Walter "Walt" Gorney, American character actor (Friday the 13th, Trading Places), dies from natural causes at 91
  • Mar 6 Frances Dee, American actress (b. 1909)
  • Mar 6 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, dies at 47
  • Mar 7 Paul Winfield, American actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack), dies at 64
  • Mar 8 Robert Pastorelli, American actor (b. 1954)
  • Mar 9 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), dies at 87
  • Mar 14 Genevieve [Ginette Auger], French actress and singer (The Jack Paar Show), dies of a stroke at 83
  • Mar 17 J. J. Jackson, American television personality (b. 1941)
  • Mar 17 Michael Mellinger, German actor (Goldfinger, The Bourne Identity), dies at 74
  • Mar 21 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), dies at 79
  • Mar 26 Jan Sterling [Jane Adriance], American actress (Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty), dies of diabetes and a stroke at 82
  • Mar 28 Peter Ustinov, British actor, author, journalist, comedian and broadcaster (Death on Nile, Logan's Run, Billy Budd), dies of heart failure at 82
  • Mar 30 Alistair Cooke, British-American TV host (Masterpiece Theatre), dies at 95
  • Mar 30 Hubert Gregg, British broadcaster (b. 1914)