March 2020 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music History

Mar 2 American rap group Public Enemy part ways with Flavor Flav after 35 years over playing for free at Bernie Sanders rally

Film & TV History

Mar 11 Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to 23 years in prison for a criminal sex act and rape in New York

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 10 American actress and TV host Niecy Nash (50) divorces American electrical engineer Jay Tucker after over 8 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, dies at 93

Max Von SydowMax Von Sydow (1929-2020)

Mar 8 Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Game of Thrones), dies at 90

  • Mar 9 Lorenzo Brino, American actor (7th Heaven - "Sam"), dies in single vehicle car crash at 21
  • Mar 15 Roy Hudd, British comedian, radio host (News Huddlines, 1975-2001), author (Underneath The Arches), and actor (Lipstick On Your Collar), dies at 83
  • Mar 15 Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), dies at 102
  • Mar 17 Lyle Waggoner, American actor (The Carol Burnett Show; Wonder Woman), dies from cancer at 84
  • Mar 22 Julie Felix, American-born British-based folk-rock singer-songwriter, and BBC presenter (The Frost Report; Once More With Felix), dies at 81

Albert UderzoAlbert Uderzo (1927-2020)

Mar 24 French cartoonist and script writer (Asterix comic books), dies at 92

  • Mar 24 Gerard Schurmann, Dutch-British conductor, and composer of classical music (The Double Heart), and film scores, (The Bedford Incident), dies at 96
  • Mar 25 Mark Blum, American actor (Desperately Seeking Susan, Blind Date, Presidio), dies of COVID-19 complications at 69
  • Mar 29 Ken Shimura, Japanese comedian and actor (Shimura Ken no Bakatono-sama), dies of COVID-19 at 70
  • Mar 31 Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), dies at 51
  • Mar 31 Tony Adams, radio and television broadcaster (WCAX-TV Sports Director 1954-89; Vermont sports figure), dies at 95