Charles "Honi" Coles, the elegant tap dancer who "made butterflies clumsy," died Thursday at age 81. Coles, who danced with the bands of Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller…
Bret Sarnoff has been promoted to VP, controller, for the Carsey-Werner Co., responsible for financial reporting, treasury functions and production accounting. Sarnoff had been controller at the…
Nearly two weeks after Peter Chernin was named chairman of 20th Century Fox's film wing, Fox Broadcasting Co. staffers are still wondering who will replace him.
Cynthia Wilson and Spencer Gould, Oct. 10, BevHills. Bride is exec assistant to Meyer Gottlieb, prexy of the Samuel Goldwyn Co.
Tom Jacobson was named yesterday to succeed 20th Century Fox worldwide production prexy Roger Birnbaum, who is leaving to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in the latter's new…
Steve Lewis has been promoted to senior producer for ABC's "Good Morning America" and "Good Morning America/Sunday," where he has been a line producer since 1988.
Jerome Andrews, 84, an American pioneer of modern dance whose partners included Martha Graham, died Oct. 26 in Paris.
Theodore Thomas, a musician whose band backed up such Motown acts as Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight, died Nov. 7 at 84.
Raoul Andre, a French filmmaker who directed nearly two dozen comedies and police thrillers in the 1950s and '60s, died Nov. 3 after a long illness.
Sir Michael Checkland will step down as director-general of the British Broadcasting Corp. this Christmas, two months earlierthan planned, it was announced Tuesday. Deputy director-general John Birt…