Lena Evans, veteran post-production exec and former prexy of f/x house Optical Illusions, has signed on as exec vice president at Caliban Filmworks, a digital post house that creates special effects…
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.
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.
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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.
Italian actress Antonietta Beluzzi, who, despite making only three films, left an indelible impression on international audiences and remains one of the most enduring emblems of director Federico…
Writer-producer William M. Cowley III, who wrote for such popular TV shows as "Dennis the Menace" and "The Bob Cummings Show," died of an aneurysm Aug. 2 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. He was 78.
Univision Communications Inc. has promoted network spot sales prexy Tom McGarrity and KMEX general sales manager Dennis McCauley to co-presidents of network sales, the company announced Monday.
ABC has tapped Peter Murphy, a longtime exec at parent Walt Disney Co., to replace Ronald Doerfler as its new chief financial officer.
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.