Howard Smit, makeup artist who worked on films including "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Birds" and helped establish the Oscar for makeup, died Aug. 1 in Tarzana, Calif. He was 98.
Prolific B-movie producer and writer Harry Alan Towers, who made more than 100 films working with cult stalwarts such as Christopher Lee and director Jess Franco, died Aug. 2 of heart failure in…
Actress Virginia Carroll, who appeared in numerous Westerns, died of natural causes July 23 in Santa Barbara. She was 95.
Harvey Frand, Emmy-winning producer of "Battlestar Galactica," died in Los Angeles after a brief hospitalization for respiratory problems. He was 68.
Actress Brenda Joyce, who played Jane in five "Tarzan" films and was the only actress to star opposite two Tarzans, Johnny Weissmuller and Lex Barker, died July 4 in Santa Monica, after suffering…
Ernest Borgnine, who is still appearing in films and TV shows at 92, will be feted with a lifetime achievement award at August's Rhode Island Film Festival. Borgnine's 199th film, "Another Harvest…
George Resing, Jr., TV exec who developed "PM Magazine" and "The Phil Donahue Show," died in Novato, Calif. on June 6. He was 80.
Mark Mandala, who served as president of the ABC Television Network in the late 1980s, died July 11 in Dorset, Vt. He was 72.
Tony Scott, longtime TV critic for Daily Variety, died Tuesday in Los Angeles after several years of declining health. He had suffered a fall in June, striking his head. He was 85.
IFC Films has set Sundance entry "In the Loop," with James Gandolfini, which premieres in theaters on July 24, to also preem on cable video-on-demand this month.
Voiceover announcer Ken Roberts, who introduced soap operas "Love of Live" and "The Secret Storm," died June 19 of pneumonia in New York. He was 99.