On This Day in Film & TV for March 5

Events in Film & TV

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1948 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
  • 1989 Actor William Hurt marries second wife Heidi Henderson (divorced 1993)

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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1953 Herman J. Mankiewicz, American screenwriter (b. 1897)
  • 1963 Cyril Smith, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Sir Lancelot), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • 1967 Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • 1971 Winnie Lightner [Winifred Reeves], American vaudeville stage and screen actress, and singer (Gold Diggers of Broadway; Gold Dust Gertie; Sit Tight), dies at 71
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