Ritchard (Dick) Brown, television director and producer in animated syndicated TV shows, died of cancer on Jan. 21 in Los Angeles. He was 68.
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.
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.
Kathryn Darling, mother of film editor Richard Darling, died Tuesday of a heart attack.
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…
A memorial tribute will be held Feb. 1 for the late Stella Adler, who died Dec. 21 at the age of 91.
Joe DiSalvo has been upped to general sales manager for Viacom Enterprises, where most recently he had been VP, sales, Northeast.