Nancy Galloway

Nancy Galloway, 64, motion picture industry executive assistant, died Aug. 23 in Woodland Hills of naso pharyngeal cancer.

After graduating from the USC drama department in 1950, Galloway began her entertainment career as an actress in various theatrical productions including “Great to Be Alive,” at the Gallery Stage.

In 1971, Galloway became executive assistant to Peter Bart, who was then VP at Paramount Pictures. (Bart is now vice president/editorial director of Variety Inc.) She later became a publicist at Paramount and was an active member of the Publicist Guild.

She left Paramount to head up the story and publicity departments at First Artists Prods.

Galloway also worked as an assistant to director/screenwriter Sam Peckinpah on his film “The Wild Bunch” and to screenwriter Waldo Salt on “Midnight Cowboy.”

Later, she joined Carsey-Werner as executive assistant to Marsey Carsey and Tom Werner.

Most recently, Galloway served as an assistant at Warner Bros. for Bruce Berman, Robbie Friedman and Allyn Stewart, among others.

Survived by a son, Steve; daughter, Kathleen; and two grandsons, Sean and Cameron.

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