Doris Ann Scharfenberg, who paved the way for women when she began working as a television producer for NBC in the 1950s, died Jan. 4 in Ft. Worth, Texas. She was 91.
Playwright Robert Anderson, author of such Broadway hits as "Tea and Sympathy" and "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running," died of pneumonia Feb. 9 in Manhattan. He was 91.
Versatile Tony and Emmy-award winning actor James Whitmore died Friday at his Malibu home.
Jacques Bar, French producer of more than 80 films including Federico Fellini's "I Vitelloni," died Jan. 19. He was 87.
Bette Iverson, the key hair stylist on films including "American Graffiti" and "The Truman Show," died Dec. 12 of throat cancer in Los Angeles. She was 79.
TV director and producer Kim Manners, who served as director and co-exec producer on "The X-Files," died Jan. 25 in Los Angeles of complications from lung cancer. He was 58.
Ray Dennis Steckler, director and producer of "The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies" and other exploitation pics, who was often credited as Cash Flagg, died…
Cheryl Holdridge, one of the original "Mickey Mouse Club" Mouseketeers, died in Santa Monica, Calif. Jan 6. after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 64.
Steven Gilborn, stage, film and television actor who played the father of Ellen DeGeneres' character on "Ellen," died of cancer in North Chatham, N.Y., on Jan. 2. He was 72.
Jackie Rebora, owner of Adriano's restaurant and nightclub impresario, died Jan. 5 in Beverly Hills. She was 77.
At the first few installments of the Palm Springs Film Fest, the coveted invite was to the Founders Party poolside at Sonny Bono's house, where Hollywood luminaries like Jimmy Stewart mingled with…