Jose F. Duval, actor and singer perhaps best known as the original coffee planter Juan Valdez in television commercials for Colombian coffee, died Feb. 27 at age 72.
Richard William Conners, sales and marketing coordinator at IVE (now Live Entertainment) and celebrity home entertainment, died of cancer Feb. 22 in Newhall.
Varujan Kojian, music director and conductor of the Santa Barbara Symphony, died March 4 at his Carpinteria home. He was 57.
Byron (Buzz) Brandt, film and television editor, died March 9 in Los Angeles of heart failure. He was 60. Brandt, a native of Nebraska, began his career in the film industry working in the shipping…
Eleanor Sanger Keys, a sports producer who won seven Emmy awards for coverage of Olympics and other events, died March 7 of cancer in West Tisbury, Mass., near her summer home.
Tim Storrs, a former television reporter for KGTV who mysteriously left the station in early February, was found dead in his apartment March 5. He was 43.
Earl Wrightson, a singer and actor in musical comedies and the Emmy-winning host of the 1950s TV show "The American Musical Theatre," died March 7 at home in East Norwich on Long Island. He was 77.
Clifford Lachman has been promoted to senior VP, programming and production, Paramount Domestic Television. Lachman, Par's VP production since 1989, had previously worked for "Entertainment Tonight"…
Terry Frost, 86, actor in films, TV and on stage, died March 1 in Los Angeles from heart failure. Born in Minnesota, he started out in vaudeville and came to Hollywood in the 1930s.
Kate Kahn and Mason Williams, Feb. 23, L.A. Bride's a former dancer and Warner Bros. employee; groom's the recording artist.