Sumner Arthur Long, veteran TV writer and playwright who wrote the play "It's Never Too Late," died Jan. 6 in his sleep of cancer in Los Angeles.
Richard Branda, actor and writer, died Jan. 7 in Los Angeles after a five-year battle with colon cancer. He was 57.
Norman West, an art and props department employee, died due to complications of AIDS on Jan. 17 in Seattle.
James F. Cardwell and Edward J. Byrnes have been promoted to executive veepees at Warner Home Video in domestic and international, respectively, as part of the restructuring of the company.
Audrey Hepburn, the Oscar-winning actress known for her charm and elegance in such films as "Roman Holiday,""My Fair Lady" and "Charade," died yesterday at her home in Tolochenaz, Switzerland. The…
Witt-Thomas and Witt-Thomas-Harris Prods. confirmed yesterday that Gary Levine has been named prexy of its new TV wing as part of an expansion in the area (Daily Variety, Dec. 15).
Dominick and Karen Bruno, a boy, Nicholas James, Dec. 10, West Hills.
Cynthia J. Basciani has been named VP, programming and acquisitions, at Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing. She will supervise the production and acquisition of programming for the newly created…
Changes at Group W Television continued yesterday, with James E.C. (Jerry) Eaton being elevated to VP of programming for the company, reporting to Jonathan Klein, who was recently named president.
Funeral services for Charles B. (Hoppy) Hopkins, who died Jan. 18, will be held today at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills.