Thomas Castaneda has been upped to the newly created position of director of international publicity for Universal Pictures.
Thomas G. Geniesse has joined Vin Di Bona Prods. as director of development.
Gary Marenzi and Rebecca Prange, a boy, Daniel Eric Marenzi, April 20, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father is president of international television distribution and worldwide pay TV for MGM Inc…
Sandy K. Nelson, script supervisor and member of IA Local 871, died May 23 in Burbank following a two-year battle with cancer.
Lily LaCava, two-term president of Script Supervisors Local 871, died May 26 in Los Angeles of heart failure after a battle with cancer. She was 69.
Cody Michael Ewell, owner and casting director of Cody Ewell Casting, died of lung cancer on April 21.
Sean Dudas has been named manager of publicity and promotion, western region, for 20th Century Fox. He moves over to Fox from Disney, where he was manager, western field operations, for two years.
Steve Natt and Janet Tamaro-Natt, a girl, Olivia Tamaro Natt, March 29, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father is an indie producer/director; mother is an on-air reporter for "Inside Edition."
Lance Webster has been named associate director, national press relations, for the Public Broadcasting Service, heading up the Los Angeles office and replacing Marcy DeVeaux, who has left to become…
Joseph Pulitzer Jr., chairman of Pulitzer Publishing Co. and former editor and publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died Wednesday of cancer at his home. He was 80.
John Holland, legit, TV and film thesp, died May 21 of respiratory failure and pneumonia at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 85.
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