Murphy J. Bennett, 70, a longtime associate and road manager for Sammy Davis Jr., died of cancer on April 7 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He had been ill for over a year.
Don Clay, an interior designer in New York City, died April 12 of AIDS complications in Manhattan.
Home Shopping Network picked up three new exex. The embattled cable shopping web named Doug Bailey prexy of Home Shopping Club, Jeff Gentry senior VP of purchasing and Rene Aiu senior VP of…
Publicist Gail Block is ankling her veepee post at Rogers & Cowan May 24 to become VP of national publicity and promotions for Orion Pictures.
In an unusual move, even for an industry that loves to play agency musical chairs, director John McNaughton and his producing partner, Steven A. Jones, are returning to ICM -- less than three months…
Lawrence Safir has joined the ranks of salaried representatives of the American Film Marketing Assn. as chairman of AFMA-Europe.
Charles Kennedy has been promoted to vice president of program research at Fox Broadcasting Co., having been a director in that area since March 1990. He joined Fox as a manager a year earlier after…
Abe Schneider, ex-chair and prexy of Columbia Pictures, died in Palm Springs, Fla., Wednesday of pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease complications. He would have have been 88 Sunday.
Jack Lynn, 67, novelist and former television executive, died Jan. 20 of acute leukemia at his home in Albuquerque, N.M.
Saxophone player Steve Douglas, who played on albums by the Beach Boys and Phil Spector and toured with Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton, collapsed and died Monday during a recording session with Ry Cooder.
Vaughn A. Clarke has been named VP and treasurer of ViacomIntl. Inc. He reports to George Smith, senior VP and CFO at the cable operator. Clarke will be responsible for all cash management, banking…