Raoul Andre, a French filmmaker who directed nearly two dozen comedies and police thrillers in the 1950s and '60s, died Nov. 3 after a long illness.
Jerome Andrews, 84, an American pioneer of modern dance whose partners included Martha Graham, died Oct. 26 in Paris.
Vet Spanish film director Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia, an icon of cinema under the Franco dictatorship, died of a pulmonary disease in Madrid on Nov. 4 at age 81.
Theodore Thomas, a musician whose band backed up such Motown acts as Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight, died Nov. 7 at 84.
Guy Pastor, 55, a singer/pianist/conductor, died Oct. 28 in Los Angeles of a heart attack. Pastor was about to embark on a two-month concert tour of Japan.
Yale Fischman, an attorney, CPA and a motion picture controller, died in Los Angeles Oct. 26 of natural causes. He was 88.
Jazz bassist Keith (Red) Mitchell died Nov. 8 of a heart attack and stroke in Oregon. He was 65. Mitchell was a pianist who switched to double bass as an Army musician in Germany.
Joel Stillerman has been promoted to VP production at MTV, where he will lead the MTV production staff in the studio and special programs area.
Twentieth Century Fox production prexy Roger Birnbaum is expected to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in his new indie endeavor at Disney, pending the blessing of News Corp…
Chuck Connors, who gained fame as the tough, gun-toting single father on the long-running television series "The Rifleman," died yesterday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 71.
Capital Cities/ABC has appointed Jon Peisinger president of newly created Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing. The Stamford, Conn.-based division will produce, acquire and market special-interest and…