Deaths in Film & Television in March 1987

  • Mar 2 Randolph Scott, American actor (Ride the High Country, Last of the Mohicans, Western Union), dies at 89
  • Mar 3 Danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74
  • Mar 16 Scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71
  • Mar 19 Emile Meyer, actor (Young Jesse James, Lineup), dies
  • Mar 21 Dean Paul Martin, American actor (Misfits of Science), dies in a plane crash at 35
  • Mar 21 Robert Preston, actor (Harold Hill-Music Man), dies at 68
  • Mar 22 Joan Shawlee, actress (Abbott & Costello Show), dies at 58
  • Mar 26 Walter Abel, American actor (Fury, Suspicion, Dream Girl), dies at 88
  • Mar 28 Patrick Troughton, English actor (second Doctor in Doctor Who), dies of a heart attack at 67