Joanne Burns, VP of research for Buena Vista TV, has been promoted to supervise research for the studio's network television arm as well. Burns joined the studio as exec director of research in 1989…
Thomas H. Cannan Jr., senior administrator of production services for the Screen Actors Guild, died of cancer Nov. 29 at his home in Westlake Village. He was 58.
Cary Scott Lowenstein, dancer/singer/actor, died Nov. 29 in Boca Raton, Fla., of complications due to AIDS. He was 30.
John I. White, the voice of the singing Lonesome Cowboy of the NBC radio show "Death Valley Days," died Nov. 26 of heart disease. He was 90.
Time Warner has named Timothy A. Boggs senior VP of public policy and promoted Carol Melton, Art Sackler and Joan Nicolais Sumner to vice presidents.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nash, a boy, Daniel, Nov. 2, N.Y. Father is the producer; mother is non-pro.
United Talent Agency has confirmed that Barry Mendel has joined the company.
Publicist Max Bercutt, 83, died Oct. 23 in Tucson of cardiovascular ailments. Bercutt worked in Warner Bros. publicity from 1948-68, heading the department for 15 years.
Clem Beauchamp, a stuntman/production manager and one of only a handful of assistant directors to win an Academy Award, died Nov. 14 in Santa Rosa of natural causes. He was 94.
Bobby Russell, who wrote such pop hits as "Little Green Apples,""Honey" and "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," has died at age 52.