Ellen Albert has been upped to VP of planning and design for MTV Networks from her director post.
In an effort to stem the flow of red ink on its balance sheet, animation house Film Roman has tapped industry veteran David B. Pritchard to manage the company's business affairs as president and CEO.
Larry Jacobson, VP of Fox TV and executive VP and chief financial officer of the Fox Broadcasting Co., may, in the next few weeks, be promoted to president of the Fox Network, sources say.
Jeep Swenson, a character actor who most recently appeared in Warner Bros.' "Batman & Robin," died Aug. 18 of heart failure at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 40.
Anthony Michael Hall — who has starred in such coming-of-age hit comedies as “The Breakfast Club,” “Sixteen Candles” and “Weird Science” — has signed with the Paul Kohner Agency, where he’ll be…
Cynthia Farrelly and Zen Gesner, a boy, Finn Harry Gesner, July 24, Capetown, South Africa. Mother is an entertainment attorney for Lichter, Grossman & Nichols; father’s an actor. * * * Lori and…
Yuri Nikulin, one of Russia's most popular actors with major roles in many leading Soviet comedies and melodramas of the 1960s and '70s, died in Moscow Aug. 21. He was 76.
Gary Lee Rapp, a video producer for Power Films, died Aug. 9 of cancer in Marina del Rey. He was 43. He is survived by two sisters.
Peter Daniel Bergmann, nephew of Ted Bergmann, who served as executive in charge of production for the TV program "Three's Company," died June 30 in Florida as a result of injuries sustained in a…
Lynn Root, a former stage actor who later wrote the black-cast Broadway musical "Cabin in the Sky," died July 21 of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 92.
Ken Dodge, who served as general manager and vice president of Omega/Cinema Props, died July 17 of cancer at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 66.