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.
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.
Child actor-turned-film editor Ronald Sinclair died recently of respiratory failure. He was 68.
Kathryn Gentile, a retired switchboard operator for RKO, died Nov. 14 of cardiopulmonary arrest at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills.
Sandy Grushow has become the top programming executive at Fox Broadcasting Co. with his promotion to president of the Fox Entertainment Group. The move has been expected since Peter Chernin vacated…
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.
Frank Mann, 84, an engineer whose friendship with Howard Hughes led to a starring role in the "Amos 'n' Andy" radio show and to his participation with the "Spruce Goose" seaplane, died.
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.
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.
Severino Gazzelloni, 73, the dean of Italian flutists and the inspiration for 135 compositions, has died.