Ron Bension has been named chairman and chief executive officer of MCA Recreation Services Group, a step up from his former title of president and chief operating officer.
Thomas Geoffrey Fowler, a writer and business consultant and father of actor Kevin Spacey, died Dec. 24 in Atlanta, Ga., following a long illness. He was 68.
It's going to take a little longer to call roll at Fox Inc.'s board meetings from now on, with the addition of four new directors bringing membership to seven.
Blues singer Valerie Wellington, known for her raucous, shot-and-a-beer vocal style, has died at age 33 of a brain aneurysm.
Julio and Sandra Macat, twin boys, Alexander Erik and Andreas James, Nov. 11, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father's a director of photography; mother's an actress.
Renee T. Kenneth and David R. Sans, Dec. 6, L.A. Bride's a TV producer; groom's a TV producer/personal manager.
Stephen Harvey, 43, associate curator in the Dept. of Film at the Museum of Modern Art, died Jan. 1 in New York of pneumonia and AIDS-related complications.
Theatrical distributor Gramercy Pictures has lured Samantha Hart away from Geffen Records a year before her contract there is up.
Russell L. Lewis, co-founder and president of Sacramento Music Circus, died Dec. 9 at his Malibu home after a brief illness.
The Nine Network's director of sports, Ian Frykberg, has ankled to join Britain's BSB-Sky Channel, where he's to take up a senior management position. Gary Burns moves up into the sports spot from…