Blues singer Valerie Wellington, known for her raucous, shot-and-a-beer vocal style, has died at age 33 of a brain aneurysm.
RCS Video of Milan has appointed Ann Harris head of international TV co-productions for RCS TV Prods. The company is based at Majestic Films & Television Intl. in London.
Anna Wimschneider, a grandmother whose memoirs about farm life during World War II became a best-selling book and hit movie, died Jan. 1 after a stroke.
Vivienne Segal, best known as Vera Simpson in the Broadway production of "Pal Joey," died Dec. 29 of natural causes at Westside Hospital. She was 95.
Stephen Harvey, 43, associate curator in the Dept. of Film at the Museum of Modern Art, died Jan. 1 in New York of pneumonia and AIDS-related complications.
Theatrical distributor Gramercy Pictures has lured Samantha Hart away from Geffen Records a year before her contract there is up.
Russell L. Lewis, co-founder and president of Sacramento Music Circus, died Dec. 9 at his Malibu home after a brief illness.
The Nine Network's director of sports, Ian Frykberg, has ankled to join Britain's BSB-Sky Channel, where he's to take up a senior management position. Gary Burns moves up into the sports spot from…
Movie and television executive Arthur M. Gameral died on Dec. 27 of a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home.
John Dorr, 48, video artist and founder of EZTV, one of the nation's first centers devoted to the production and exhibition of video, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles of complications resulting from AIDS.