Stan Daniels, who won Emmys as co-creator and executive producer of "Taxi," and writer-producer of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died April 6 of heart failure in Encino, Calif. He was 72.
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The Screen Actors Guild's much-anticipated contract talks with producers are set to begin May 15, sources say. The negotiations will start with caucuses followed by an exchange of proposals.
Retired industry exec Herb Steinberg, who helped develop the Universal Studios Tour and served as vice president of MCA recreation services, died Thursday at Encino-Tarzana Medical Center. He was 78.
Comedian Phil Hartman, famed for his impersonations of President Clinton, was found dead in his home early on Thursday and police said he was apparently shot by his wife who then killed herself.