Bill Hudnut

Bill Hudnut, a performer, producer, casting director and teacher, died Oct. 24 at his Los Angeles home of complications due to AIDS.

He was 47.

He began his career in summer stock and regional productions and went on to found and perform in the musical company Celebration.

His television work included appearances on “The Carol Burnett Show,””The Andy Williams Show” and “The Steve Allen Show,” among others.

With Roy Gerber, Hudnut produced the revues “Cycle Sluts” and “Backlot Cabaret.” He conducted the Bill Hudnut Situation Comedy Workshop.

He is survived by his parents, three sisters and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the AIDS Project Los Angeles.

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