James Wayne Martin, freelance photographer and film extra, died May 29 of natural causes in Glendale. He was 80.
Martin, a well-known Hollywood memorabilia collector, enjoyed considerable press and television coverage of his enormous Judy Garland collection in the 1950s and 1960s.
No survivors and, at Martin’s request, no services.
Jack Priestley, an Emmy award-winning cinematographer, died of unreported causes on May 26 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 66.
Priestley, whose career in the entertainment industry spanned 46 years, received his Emmy Award as director of photography for “Naked City” during the 1961-62 season.
The following season, Priestley was nominated again for his work on “Naked City” and subsequent to his work on that series garnered nominations for his work on “EastSide, West Side” and “The Trials of Rosie O’Neill.”
Television credits included “Columbo,””Cagney and Lacey,””A Man Called Hawk, “”Lady Blue,””Kojak,””McCloud,””Family Reunion” and “Contact on Cherry Street.”
Priestley’s feature credits included “The First Deadly Sin,””Wings Across America,””Where’s Poppa?””The Subject Was Roses,””No Way to Treat a Lady” and “A Man Called Adam.”
Priestley, a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, was the recipient of the ASC award for Outstanding Cinematography in 1992 for his work on “The Trials of Rosie O’Neill. He also garnered an ASC nomination in 1987 for “Rage of Angels II.”
Survived by his wife, Nancy; a son, four daughters and a sister.
Services will be held in New York on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Point Lookout.
An L.A. memorial service is pending.