Television writer-producer and composer Samuel Denoff died July 8 in Brentwood, Calif. He was 83 and suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
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Christian Ferry, formerly president of Les Films Marianne, the French film production subsid of Paramount Pictures, died in Paris on April 21 of pancreatic cancer.
Commercials producer Charles Jefferson Sloan died of a heart attack while swimming in the British Virgin Islands on April 4. He was 71.
Gameshow creator-exec producer Mike Hill died March 5 of lung cancer in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was 72.
TV exec producer Denise Cramsey has died from a brain aneurysm.
Brazil's independent TV production companies are getting a boost, thanks to an increasing number of commissions from local pubcasters.