Entertainment writer and critic Donna Coe, a former stand-up comic, died at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan June 13 following a lengthy illness. Coe married her fiance, Jim Tatum, in her hospital…
Lew Chudd, founder and president of Imperial Records, the indie record label that launched the career of Fats Domino, died Tuesday of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was 86. A native of Toronto…
Actress Theresa Merritt, who starred in the TV series “That’s My Mama,” died June 12 of skin cancer in Calvary Hospital, New York. She was 75. Born in Emporia, Va., Merritt made her stage debut at…
Author and columnist Anne Roiphe will publish her next book with a new house, the Free Press, much to Houghton Mifflin's dismay.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will bestow its 1998 Governors Award honor on National Geographic Television and the Learning Channel cabler.
Two years after she left the percentery, Geena Davis has returned to Creative Artists Agency. Davis ankled ICM. where she has been represented since December 1996, and joined CAA Wednesday. Davis…
Frank DeVaney, a longtime executive in the field of motion picture and television product placement, died Saturday of cancer near his home in Burbank. He was 58.
Heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield, characters from "Rugrats" and "South Park," New Yorker editor Tina Brown and CBS chairman Michael Jordan were among those honoring Viacom chairman Sumner…
Steve Sanders, who was part of the Oak Ridge Boys for nearly a decade and sang on some of the million-selling group's later hits, died early June 10 in his Florida home. His wife told police he shot…
Ralph Hammond Innes, a best-selling thriller novelist from Britain, died June 10 of unreported causes at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 84.
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