Robert Shayne, who played opposite the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Ethel Barrymore and George Reeves in a movie, television and Broadway career that spanned 60 years, died of lung cancer at 92.
Puerto Rican-born singer Daniel Santos, 76, a prominent interpreter of the romantic Latin American music of the 1940s, '50s and '60s, died Nov. 27.
Cary Scott Lowenstein, dancer/singer/actor, died Nov. 29 in Boca Raton, Fla., of complications due to AIDS. He was 30.
Skouras Pictures, aiming to step up domestic distribution, has promoted Jeff Holmes to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Company prez/CEO Dimitri (Tom) Skouras made the…
Sheri Halfon has segued to Cary Brokaw's new Avenue Pictures as senior VP and CFO, having served as VP for finance and administration at its bankrupt predecessor, Avenue Entertainment.
Former Rogers & Cowan director of entertainment Julie Polkes has joined Miramax Films as director of West Coast and international publicity.
Retired actor and puppeteer Michael King, 69, died at his home in Tarzana June 1.
Dean and Carol Sanderson, a boy, Ryan David, Nov. 24, Methodist Hospital, Arcadia. Father's a credit specialist for Daily Variety; mother is non-pro.
Barbara Cohen, the award-winning author of more than 30 children's books including "Molly's Pilgrim," died Nov. 29 at her Bridgewater, N.J., home.
Former TriStar production topper Stephen Randall has been hired as president of the new, deep-pocketed development company Cinema Line Films.