Jessica Drake and Kenneth Young, a girl, Melina Drake Young, June 12, Good Samaritan Hospital. Mother’s a speech and dialect coach for numerous thesps; father’s non-pro. Maternal grandmother’s Sylvie…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has beefed up its human resources profile with the appointment of two new VPs, one handling corporate human resources, the other international.
Blues guitarist Luther Allison, who saw his domestic career skyrocket in the last three years after spending a decade and a half in Paris, died Tuesday at the U. of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. He…
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The imbroglio stemming from Arnold Rifkin's profile in the Sunday London Times has taken on a new wrinkle. At issue: Did agents from the London office of the William Morris Agency actually send a…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
The ITV network, Britain's top-rated web, has appointed David Liddiment as its director of programs.
Producer Robert Rehme was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at its board of governors meeting Tuesday evening.
Twentieth Century Fox has upped three execs in its domestic sales and distribution division. Bert Livingston, who has been serving as VP of the Southern division, has been promoted to VP, Western…
Linda Stirling Nibley, an actress during the 1940s who later served as an educator for 27 years, died July 20 of cancer at her home in Studio City. She was 75.
MGM Pictures has named Yalda Tehranian, lately of Live Entertainment, to the post of vice president for production, where she'll be responsible for discovering and developing new feature projects and…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has promoted Sally Caplan to VP, worldwide acquisitions, in addition to her existing job as director of business affairs and theatrical acquisitions for PFE and Polygram…