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Helen Taini Nayfack

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Helen Taini Nayfack, a 25-year veteran of television and film production, died Friday of leukemia in Rancho Mirage. She was 73. Nayfack spent time at 20th Century Fox, working as a production…

Keith Amos

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Actor Keith Amos, perhaps best known for his “Got Milk” commercial, died Nov. 22 in Los Angeles of chronic asthma. He was 30. Amos started his career when he starred in the Broadway revival of “The…

Ruth Cornelius

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Ruth Clifford Cornelius, whose acting career extended from silent films to talkies including “Dante’s Inferno” and “The Keys of the Kingdom,” died Nov. 30 at age 98 at the Motion Picture & Television…

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Tony Witzel

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Tony Witzel, chief projectionist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Dec. 16 of brain cancer. He was 52. Witzel started his career in the early ’70s working as a relief…

Elna Lawrence

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Elna Lawrence, a casting director who formed ELI Casting in the late 1970s, died Dec. 3 in Mexico from melanoma. She was 59. Lawrence worked at VPI, John Yurie Prods. and BCI Casting before forming…

Bryan MacLean

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Bryan MacLean, roadie for the Byrds who went on to co-lead the 1960s musical group Love, died Christmas Day of an apparent heart attack at a Los Angeles restaurant. He was 52. Love — with MacLean and…

Ida Littman

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Ida Littman, mother of personal manager and former William Morris agent Sandy Littman, died Dec. 15 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was 92. In addition to her son, she is…

David Overbey

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Critic and film programmer David Overbey died of an apparent heart attack Dec. 16 in Toronto. He was 62. Associated with the Toronto Intl. Film Festival since 1977, he had distinctive and eclectic…

Arlene Colston

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Arlene Colston, one-half of the Colstons brother-sister comedy dance duo, died Nov. 18 of lung cancer in New Mexico. She was 76. Colston grew up performing with her traveling vaudevillian family as…

Richard Paul

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Funeral services will be held today for actor Richard Paul, who died Dec. 25 of cancer in Studio City. He was 58. During his 35-year career, his roles ranged from Shakespearean characters to the Rev…

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