Sheila Barnes

Sheila Barnes, a longtime production coordinator, died Nov. 27 of liver cancer at the Motion Picture Hospital in Calabasas. She was 67.

From 1969-75 she served as Sydney Pollack’s assistant, working on “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?,” “Jeremiah Johnson,” “The Way We Were” and “The Yakuza.”

She also worked as senior production coordinator for Barry Osborne, who was VP of feature production for Walt Disney Studios from 1985-87 on “Ruthless People,” “Color of Money,” “Good Morning, Vietnam” and “Three Men and a Baby.”

Additional films she worked on included “Ghost,” “Fright Night” and the American portion of “Octopussy.”

Barnes is survived by three sisters, a brother and a nephew.

Family suggests donations in Barnes’ name to the Motion Picture and Television Fund, 23300 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364.

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