Dennis Johnson, senior VP of original programming, West Coast, for Showtime Networks, Inc. has been elected president of the National Assn. of Minorities in Cable.
Dena Fischer has a new title at New Regency Prods.: vice president of creative affairs.
Charlie Williams, songwriter, publisher, actor and radio personality, died of cancer Oct. 15 in Nashville. He was 62.
Matt Gerson and Susan Kaplan, a girl, Jessica Michelle Gerson, Nov. 11, in Washington, D.C. Father's VP of congressional affairs for the Motion Picture Assn. of America; mother's non-pro.
Janice and Robert Aull, a boy, Nicholas Stocks, Oct. 14, Santa Monica Hospital. Mother is VP, affiliate operations, for HBO. Father is an artist.
Actor-director Keith Prentice, 52, died of cancer in Kettering, Ohio, on Sept. 27.
John Epper, 86, a veteran stunt man who doubled for Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper and Henry Fonda, died Dec. 3 in his Friendly Valley, Calif., home.
Randall Duell, an Oscar-nominated art director and designer of American amusement parks, has died of stroke complications. He was 89. He designed Southern California's Magic Mountain park.
Jeffrey Earl Goodman, 36, a legit and television stage manager, died Dec. 3 at Century City Hospital of complications due to AIDS.
Gene O'Donnell, a film and TV actor, died of lung cancer Nov. 22 at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills.