Edward Charles (Tom) Richley, an orchestral percussionist for Big Band-era groups and numerous radio and television shows, died Jan. 22 of heart failure at age 91.
Bert Andrews, a photographer who chronicled black theater, died of stomach cancer Jan. 25.
Actor Glenn Corbett died Jan. 16 in San Antonio after a six-month battle with lung cancer. He was 59. An L.A. native, he attended Occidental College appearing in numerous plays and eventually made…
Jo Ann Javins, manager of the commissary at the Culver Studios in Culver City , died after a sudden illness on Jan. 18 in Ventura County.
Ritchard (Dick) Brown, television director and producer in animated syndicated TV shows, died of cancer on Jan. 21 in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Thomas A. Priestley, a photographer and documentary filmmaker who filmed the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp, died Jan. 28 of a heart attack. He was 75.
P. Thomas Schaick has been elevated to senior VP, finance and administration, at ABC Entertainment from VP, a post he had held since 1988. He will be responsible for all financial activities and…
Hank Werba, 79, Variety's Rome bureau chief for 25 years and most recently bureau chief for Moving Picture Intl., died Jan. 29 in Rome of a heart attack.
Composer and lyricist Kay Swift, one of the first successful American female songwriters, died yesterday.
Kathryn Darling, mother of film editor Richard Darling, died Tuesday of a heart attack.