Canadian film director Jean-Claude Lauzon died Sunday Aug. 10 in a plane crash in northern Quebec, along with his girlfriend, popular Quebec TV thesp Marie-Soleil Tougas. He was 43.
Claire Citron, sister of Emmy-winning director Arthur Allan Seidelman, died Wednesday Aug. 6 at her home in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 67.
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.
ABC has promoted Joseph J. Kreder to VP of national TV sales. In his new post, Kreder will oversee East Coast national advertising sales efforts for ABC's 10 O&Os.
Mark Halacy has been named VP, human resources development, and Jeremy Eskenazi has been named director, work force planning and strategic staffing, for Universal Pictures.
NBC has tapped Turner Broadcasting System veteran Daniel B. Lovinger for the newly created position of vice president, international sales.
Elizabeth and Jermaine Strawther, a boy, Shavaun Michael, Jan. 10, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother works for Cine-Com; father’s a boom operator. * * * Amy Lynne Pucker and Brett Barnes, a girl…
Andrea Taylor, credited as the driving force behind TNT's recent radical on-air redesign, has been upped to senior VP of creative services at the Turner network, working out of the network's Atlanta…
Peter Risafi has been tapped VP of creative services for Lifetime Television. Handling the management and guidance of the Lifetime creative services department’s writer-producers, designers and…
Fashion producer and lecturer June Van Dyke, who for many years served as an assistant and protege of Hollywood costume designer Edith Head, died Aug. 1 at her home in Los Angeles from complications…
Fax machines were working overtime this past week as copies of an Aug. 3 Sunday London Times profile of the William Morris Agency's Arnold Rifkin (complete with full-page photo) was the talk of the…