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.
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…
Laurel Cronin, 53, an actress, singer and dancer, died Oct. 26 in Chicago from cancer. Cronin moved to Los Angeles two years ago after a 30-year career in Chicago theater.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has named Patricia Mayer general counsel of its entertainment business group and promoted Amy Rosen to VP of MGM licensing and merchandising.
Regina Carrol, 49, actress who frequently starred in films directed by her husband, Al Adamson, died Nov. 4 in St. George, Utah, of cancer.
Leroy Lusk, who served as camera optical supervisor for Mercer Titles and Optical Effects since 1986, died of a heart attack on Oct. 30 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
New Line Prods. has named Helena Echegoyen director of development and promoted Janis Chaskin to executive story editor.
Todd P. Leavitt has been promoted to exec VP of planning and operations at NBC Prods. He will continue to run daily operations of the in-house production division while assuming expanded…
Tony Jonas has been promoted to exec VP of creative affairs at Lorimar TV, a new post, with continuing responsibility for drama, comedy and reality series development.
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Out of the Furnace
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