A memorial service will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Presbyterian Church for Larry Decker-Smith, who died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles of AIDS-complicated cancer.
Lyric soprano Dorothy Kirsten French, who rose to opera stardom and dedicated her later years to battling Alzheimer's disease, died yesteday of complications from a stroke. She was 82.
Phoebe Dwiggins Ballard, widow of novelist and telewriter Willis Todhunter Ballard, died Oct. 7 after a lengthy illness in her Woodland Hills home.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Cyril (Cy) Thompson, a 30-year veteran of Pacific Theaters, died Oct. 28 in Los Angeles.
Aaron W. Levy was appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of Elektra Entertainment yesterday, continuing the recent shakeup in the company's management operations.
Joseph Ruddick, 74, longtime theater manager and district supervisor for theater circuits headquartered in Kansas City, died in K.C. at home Nov. 7.
Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer's All Girl Prods. has added two creative affairs veeps to its staff, with plans to expand its development activities.
Derk Zimmerman, president and CEO of Group W Prods., and John Claster, president of Claster Television Inc., have been named associate members of the board of the Assn. of Independent Television…
MCA Music Entertainment Group yesterday tapped former Ogden Entertainment exec Fred Ordower for the new position of executive VP, live entertainment, consolidating the activities of MCA Concerts…
James D. Boaz has resigned as president of the Paramount Stations Group, effective Dec. 12, citing a long-held desire to take a prolonged sabbatical.