Helen M. Heer, who played piano and organ in theaters and clubs along the West Coast for nearly 80 years, has died of a massive stroke. Heer was in her early 90s, said her nephew Art McLain.
Todd Tappin has been promoted to VP finance for domestic homevideo at 20th Century Fox Inc. Also, Mary McLaren was promoted to vice president of finance and administration for FoxVideo's…
Television producer Herschel Daugherty died March 5 at his Encinitas home of pneumonia. He was 82. Born in Indiana and raised in Covina, Daugherty graduated from Whittier College.
Artist Robin Mackie, son of designer Bob Mackie, died Monday in Los Angeles due to complications from AIDS.
David Murphy and Heidi Weeks-Murphy, a girl, Lily Mae Weeks-Murphy, Feb. 5, the Hospital of the Good Samaritan, L.A. Father is a literary agent for H.N. Swanson; mother's a freelance makeup artist.
June Valli, a singer who appeared on network variety shows from the 1950s through the 1970s and was the voice in the Chiquita Banana commercial, is dead at age 64.
Renee Mason, longtime employee of Warner Bros., died Jan. 18 in New York after a brief illness.
Parke Levy, who created the mother-in-law TV series "December Bride" and wrote and directed for the hit radio show "My Friend Irma," has died at age 84.
Michael Kanin, a playwright and screenwriter who shared an Oscar in 1942 for the Katharine Hepburn-Spencer Tracy film classic "Woman of the Year," has died at age 83.
Gregory Pickert and Beth Price, twin boys, Sean Gregory, Michael Ryan, Feb. 16, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica. Father is a principal in Oberman, Tivoli & Low Inc., a business management and film…