John H. Davis, who played a tough kid in the "Our Gang" films of the 1920s before pursuing a medical career, died Nov. 3 of respiratory failure at St. John's Hospital & Health Center, where he had…
Twentieth Century Fox production prexy Roger Birnbaum is expected to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in his new indie endeavor at Disney, pending the blessing of News Corp…
Robin McMillan has been upped to VP of public relations at Showtime Networks Inc., a new post, based in Universal City.
Jazz bassist Keith (Red) Mitchell died Nov. 8 of a heart attack and stroke in Oregon. He was 65. Mitchell was a pianist who switched to double bass as an Army musician in Germany.
Chuck Connors, who gained fame as the tough, gun-toting single father on the long-running television series "The Rifleman," died yesterday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 71.
Capital Cities/ABC has appointed Jon Peisinger president of newly created Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing. The Stamford, Conn.-based division will produce, acquire and market special-interest and…
Ron Bair, a former mayor and longtime local television personality, died Nov. 6 of cancer in San Diego.
A celebration of life will be held in memory of producer and former Warner Bros. executive Mark Rosenberg at noon Friday at the Writers Guild Theater at 135 S. Doheny in Beverly Hills.
New Line Cinema has appointed Scott Hyneryager assistant division manager for the company's distribution central division. He will be based in New Line's Chicago office. Before joining New Line, he…
Laurel Cronin, 53, an actress, singer and dancer, died Oct. 26 in Chicago from cancer. Cronin moved to Los Angeles two years ago after a 30-year career in Chicago theater.