Scooter Pletsch and Marilyn Wilson, a boy, Riley Ryan Pletsch, Oct. 15, L.A. Mother is VP of development for Dick Clark Prods; father is a film and TV composer.
Ruby Keeler, stage and screen actress whose name became inextricably linked with the Depression era musicals of choreographer/director Busby Berkeley, died yesterday of cancer at her home in Rancho…
William McDonald, actor, died of cancer on Dec. 19 at Sherman Oaks Hospital. He was 65. A graduate of Carnegie Tech drama department, McDonald worked in almost every medium available to a performance…
Robert L. Brenner, entertainment attorney, died Feb. 24 of complications arising from liver failure. He was 56. A Harvard Law graduate, Brenner formed his own entertainment practice in 1971…
Kristine Belson has been named director, production at Twentieth Century Fox. Belson, who will report to worldwide production prexy Tom Jacobson, will be involved in all aspects of feature film…
Jim Wilberger and Manena Fayos, a girl, Carmen Margaret Wilberger, Sept. 22, Santa Monica Hospital.
Tony La Rosa Jr., personal manager, died Feb. 15 of congestive heart failure in L.A. He was 75.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Al Rivers, an original member of the Ink Spots singing group in the 1940s and '50s, died Feb. 17 of cancer.
Lee Polk, an Emmy Award-winning director of children's programming and president of Polk Communications, died of leukemia Feb. 19.
Sam Rodos, father of publicist Judi Schwam and former father-in-law of Gene Schwam (of Hanson & Schwam), died Sunday of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 83.