On This Day

March 2020 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein

Deaths in Film & TV

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

Person of interestMax Von Sydow

Mar 8 Max Von Sydow, Swedish actor (The Seventh Seal, Exorcist, Game of Thrones), dies at 90

  • Mar 15 Suzy Delair, French actress and singer (The Murderer Lives at Number 21, Utopia, White Paws), dies at 102
  • 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 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

Person of interestAlbert Uderzo

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

Cartoonist Albert Uderzo
Cartoonist
Albert Uderzo
  • 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 Tony Adams, radio and television broadcaster (WCAX-TV Sports Director 1954-89; Vermont sports figure), dies at 95
  • Mar 31 Jeff Grosso, American skateboarder (host Youtube’s 'Vans Loveletters to Skateboarding'), dies at 51