On This Day

March 2009 in Film & Television

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 11 Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) in Savannah, Georgia

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 19 Talk show host David Letterman (61) weds longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko (48) at a civil ceremony in Choteau, Montana

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 21 Star of Die Hard film Bruce Willis (52) weds model and actress Emma Heming (29) in Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Mar 22 "The Wonder Years" actress Danica McKellar (36) weds composer Mike Verta (36) at St. James by the Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 20 "Dawson's Creek" actor Kerr Smith (37) divorces actress Harmoni Everett (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 6 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Sydney Chaplin, American actor and son of Charlie Chaplin (Limelight, Adding Machine), dies at 82
  • Mar 4 Horton Foote, American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • Mar 4 Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)
  • Mar 7 Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress, commits suicide at 29
  • Mar 8 Ali Bongo [William Oliver Wallace], British comedy musician and magician (President of The Magic Circle - Shriek of Araby), dies at 79
  • Mar 13 Test [Andrew Martin], Canadian professional wrestler (WWF/WWE), dies of an accidental overdose of the prescription pain medication oxycodone at 33
  • Mar 13 Betsy Blair [Elizabeth Boger], American actress (Marty, A Double Life), dies at 85
  • Mar 14 Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)
  • Mar 15 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop), dies of cancer at 62
  • Mar 17 Clodovil Hernandes, Brazilian politician and TV host (b. 1937)

Person of interestNatasha Richardson

Mar 18 Natasha Richardson, English actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), dies of a traumatic brain injury at 45

  • Mar 22 Jade Goody, English reality TV Star and Entrepreneur, dies of cancer at 27
  • Mar 24 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Irving R. Levine, American journalist (NBC News), dies at 86
  • Mar 29 Maurice Jarre, French Academy and Grammy Award-winning film composer (Lawrence Of Arabia; Doctor Zhivago; Witness; Fatal Attraction), dies at 84
  • Mar 29 Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (b.1975)