On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in March 1968

  • Mar 10 Helen Walker, American actress (Brewster's Million, Lucky Jordan), dies of cancer at 47
  • Mar 16 June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60
  • Mar 24 Howard Petrie, American actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter), dies at 61
  • Mar 24 Alice Guy-Blaché, French film director who was the first woman to direct a film (The Fairy of the Cabbages), dies at 94
  • Mar 25 Douglas Evans, American actor (At War with the Army, South Pacific Trail), dies at 64
  • Mar 30 Bobby Driscoll, American Academy Juvenile Award-winning actor (Song Of The South; The Window), dies of heart failure at 31 [date reflects discovery of his body in a deserted NYC tenement]