Thesp Craig Sheffer, who grew up with Brad Pitt in Robert Redford's "A River Runs Through It," has been signed by United Talent Agency, it was announced Wednesday.
Jeanne Hartman and Steve Pesce, June 6, La Canada-Flintridge. Bride’s an actress/director; groom’s a TV/film writer. * * * Adell Aldrich and Thomas Doherty, June 12, L.A. Bride’s a director/script…
Howard A. Rodman and Anne Friedberg, a boy, Tristan Arthur Samuel Friedberg, May 26, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father’s a novelist and screenwriter; mother is non-pro. * * * Billy Bob and Pietra…
Jody Brockway has joined NBC as director of motion pictures and miniseries, following the exits of longform exex Michael Tenzer and Mindy Green (Daily Variety, July 13). Brockway comes from Hearst…
Cheryl Swiderski has been named to the new position of film and TV marketing coordinator for Zomba Music Services, which is expanding its Los Angeles office. She previously worked for Geffen Records…
Lorayne Brox, 64, eldest member of the Brox Sisters, a singing trio of the 1920s, died June 14 in Los Angeles of unreported causes.
Woody S. Wilson, 71, longtime Daily Variety librarian, died Tuesday after undergoing open-heart surgery on Monday at St. Vincent's Medical Center.
John M. Culkin, 65, critic who analyzed the effects of television and film on society and advised the creators of "Sesame Street," died July 23 in New York of cancer.
Theater, film and television writer Hugh Leonard, who has never had an American agent repping him, has signed with the William Morris Agency.
John Beck, 83, producer and studio executive who, with Lew Wasserman, helped organize the motion picture division of MCA for the late Dr. Jules Stein, died July 18 in Woodland Hills of cancer.