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"…
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.
Jerry Lisker, executive sports editor of the Fox TV network, died March 4 of brain cancer.
Richard Sale, a novelist, screenwriter and director who frequently turned his novels, including "The Oscar" and "The White Buffalo," into films, died March 4 from complications of a stroke.
Paul Richter Alley, a pioneering TV newscaster and producer who was the anchorman for NBC's 15-minute nightly program "The War as It Happens" during World War II, died March 2.
Swing-era bandleader Bob Crosby, 79, younger brother of the late crooner Bing Crosby, died Tuesday of cancer at Scripps Memorial Torrey Pines Convalescent Hospital here.
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.