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…
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.
Kathryn Darling, mother of film editor Richard Darling, died Tuesday of a heart attack.
Al Cameron has been promoted to Triumph Releasing Corp.'s VP of branch administration. Cameron, who was formerly Triumph's director of branch operations since March 1988, will oversee day-to-day…
Uptown Entertainment yesterday appointed Mark Siegel executive VP and general manager, responsible for the daily operation of the company's record, film and television divisions.
Composer and lyricist Kay Swift, one of the first successful American female songwriters, died yesterday.
CBS News prexy Eric Ober announced yesterday a long-expected reshuffling of showrunners for his division's prime time news magazines.
David Verdi has been named exec news director at NBC News, where he will have responsibility for the full NBC newsgathering operation, the news desk and all national and international bureaus.
Joseph N. Cohen has been elevated to the newly created post of president and chief operating officer of Largo Entertainment, the company he helped chairman Lawrence Gordon set up as a joint venture…
Ross Portugeis has been named exec VP for Turner Entertainment Networks Intl. , a newly created position overseeing the global expansion and operation of such cable franchises as TNT and the Cartoon…