Michael Jackson will appear live as the opening act on the 20th annual American Music Awards, set for Jan. 25 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Janice and Robert Aull, a boy, Nicholas Stocks, Oct. 14, Santa Monica Hospital. Mother is VP, affiliate operations, for HBO. Father is an artist.
Actor-director Keith Prentice, 52, died of cancer in Kettering, Ohio, on Sept. 27.
John Epper, 86, a veteran stunt man who doubled for Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper and Henry Fonda, died Dec. 3 in his Friendly Valley, Calif., home.
Randall Duell, an Oscar-nominated art director and designer of American amusement parks, has died of stroke complications. He was 89. He designed Southern California's Magic Mountain park.
Jeffrey Earl Goodman, 36, a legit and television stage manager, died Dec. 3 at Century City Hospital of complications due to AIDS.
Gene O'Donnell, a film and TV actor, died of lung cancer Nov. 22 at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills.
Actor and post-production man Ronald Sinclair, 78, died Nov. 21 at the Motion Picture Home in Woodland Hills of respiratory failure.
Elizabeth Maas has been hired by ABC News to become that division's director of public relations, succeeding Sherrie Rollins, who left the position several months ago.
Nicky Hammerhead, 32, an actor, drummer and lighting designer, died Nov. 20 from injuri es sustained in a motorcycle accident.