Bill Arlen, legit producer and actor, died June 8 of undisclosed causes at his home in Studio City. He was 41.
Video artist Juan Downey died June 9 of cancer at his home in Manhattan. He was 53. A native of Santiago, Chile, Downey began his career as a draftsman after being educated in Chile, Paris and the…
Ann Iadanza, mother of actor Tony Danza, died June 15 of cancer at her home on Long Island.
Lebert J. Lombardo, who played the trumpet in his brother Guy Lombardo's band, the Royal Canadians, died June 16 of emphysema.
Olga Mitana Balogh, a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than three decades, died June 17 at her home. She was 79.
Lee Schaenen, retired director of Chicago's Lyric Opera Center for American Artists, died June 17.
Eric Doctorow has been promoted to presidentof domestic homevideo for the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures.
Italian conductor Gianfranco Masini, who resigned as musical director of the Montpellier Opera last year for health reasons, died June 18.
Jean Medd has been tagged VP, media sales, for Warner Bros.
Elizabeth Steinway Chapin, a patron of the arts whose family founded the Steinway piano company, died June 17 of cancer.
In the latest round of hirings at Permut Presentations, Steve Rabiner has been named VP of development.