As expected, Paul Friedman has been elevated to executive VP at ABC News, replacing Stephen Weiswasser, senior VP of Capital Cities/ABC, who had been serving as the No. 2 exec in the news division…
Monte Adcock has joined New Line Distribution as assistant western division manager.
George Minami Jr., dancer, choreographer and instructor, died Dec. 28 of an aneurism and heart failure at Saint Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. He was 53.
Christina Faye Andrews and Robert Johnston Jennings, Aug. 15, L.A. Bride's a senior account executive for The Spindler Organization, an L.A.-based public relations agency.
Cineville Inc. has hired former New Line director of creative affairs Nancy Moss as VP of production and development and former Columbia TriStar Intl. director of operations Frank Evers as senior…
Paul Russell, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment U.K., has been upped to the new post of president, Europe Sony Music Entertainment.
Sir John Winnifrith, brother of actress Anna Lee, died Jan. 1 after a long illness at Appledore, Kent, England.
David B. Wallerstein, 87, retired president of movie theater chain Balaban & Katz (subsequently named ABC/Plitt Theaters) and innovator in the entertainment industry, died Jan. 4 at his home in…
Frank M. Capacchione, 81, film editor, died Dec. 23 in L.A. of heart and respiratory disease.
Gerald Lincoln Dolin, a composer, arranger, conductor and pianist, died Dec. 31 of respiratory complications. He was 79.