March 2012 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Mar 12 "Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

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Mar 16 George Clooney and other several prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience

  • Mar 20 Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down

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Mar 25 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron

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Mar 26 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
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James Cameron

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 10 "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter (30) weds former "Days of Our Lives" actor Brian Autenrieth (33) at Diablo Dormido in the Santa Monica

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 18 "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Jerome Courtland, American actor (Tonka, Tharus), dies at 85
  • Mar 2 Nydia Ecury, celebrated Afro-Dutch writer, translator and actress (Kantika pa Mama Tera), dies at 86
  • Mar 3 Leonardo Cimino, Italian-American actor (The Monster Squad, V, Dune, Waterworld, Hudson Hawk), dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 94
  • Mar 9 Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72
  • Mar 14 Pierre Schoendoerffer, French Academy Award winning director and screen writer (The Anderson Platoon), dies from surgical complications at 83
  • Mar 19 Israel "Ulu" Grosbard, Belgian-born American actor and director (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love), dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Warren Stevens, American actor (Richard Boone Show), dies from lung disease at 92
  • Mar 28 Harry Crews, American writer and actor (Indian Runner), dies from neuropathy at 76