Paul Russell, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment U.K., has been upped to the new post of president, Europe Sony Music Entertainment.
Sir John Winnifrith, brother of actress Anna Lee, died Jan. 1 after a long illness at Appledore, Kent, England.
David B. Wallerstein, 87, retired president of movie theater chain Balaban & Katz (subsequently named ABC/Plitt Theaters) and innovator in the entertainment industry, died Jan. 4 at his home in…
Frank M. Capacchione, 81, film editor, died Dec. 23 in L.A. of heart and respiratory disease.
Gerald Lincoln Dolin, a composer, arranger, conductor and pianist, died Dec. 31 of respiratory complications. He was 79.
Columbia Pictures announced yesterday that it has restructured its New York publicity department, bringing in former PMK Public Relations Agency praiser Mara Buxbaum and former Nancy Seltzer…
Louis Mattioli, a publicist for the Arts & Entertainment Network, died Dec. 1 in New York City following a sudden illness.
Bill Lee has rejoined MGM Intl. TV Distribution as VP of worldwide pay TV. He returns after a two-year stint as the London-based director of sales and new business development for UIP Pay TV, a…
Robert K. Gault, a veteran of the Busch Entertainment and Sea World organizations, has been tapped to be president and chief operating office of Universal Studios Hollywood, a part of the MCA…
Veteran television and radio comedy writer Laurence Marks, 77, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles following a stroke. He had been in declining health recently.
Gary Gerberg, co-producer and director on Fox TV series "Code 3," died Dec. 29 at his Santa Monica home of a heart attack.