An advocate for stand-up comedians and his network, the acquisitions co-head had been with the cable outfit since 1993. Longtime Showtime executive Gary Garfinkel died Friday. He was 55. Garfinkel is said to have died at home, surrounded by family, after a battle with an undisclosed illness. Having spent almost the entirety of his career
Manson helped to usher in the modern era of Hollywood market research through his innovative campaign for the 1971 horror film ‘Willard,’ and also specialized in cutting TV spots and trailers, including the famous one for the 1981 horror film ‘Scanners.’ Arthur Manson, a veteran marketing and distribution executive who helped to usher in the
Brown died Friday in Chicago of natural causes. DuShon Monique Brown, known for playing Connie on NBC’s Chicago Fire, died Friday of natural causes, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She was 49. “We are very sad to announce the untimely death of beloved Chicago actress DuShon Monique Brown. DuShon, most affectionately known to many as
He also helped guide the careers of Richard Dean Anderson, Joan Collins, Mindy Cohn and ‘Hollywood Medium’ Tyler Henry. Ron Scott, the Hollywood publicist who represented David Hasselhoff, Richard Dean Anderson and John Stamos during their days as young soap opera stars, has died. He was 74. Scott died Saturday at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center,
The respected Emmy winner also appeared in films like ‘Coming Home’ and alongside Oprah in ‘The Women of Brewster Place.’ Olivia Cole, the Emmy-winning actress best known for her performances in the 1970s miniseries Backstairs at the White House and Roots, has died. She was 75. Cole died Friday at her home in San Miguel
Aside from playing the louche spy, Wyngarde headlined the horror film ‘Burn, Witch, Burn!’ opposite Janet Blair, and popped up as a villain in the campy classic ‘Flash Gordon.’ Peter Wyngarde, the charismatic star of spy series Department S and its spinoff show Jason King and a mainstay of British television, has died. He was 90.
Over a 60-year career, Enberg provided play-by-play for various sports but was known as the TV voice of the San Diego Padres. Dick Enberg, the longtime sportscaster who got his big break with UCLA basketball and went on to call Super Bowls, Olympics, Final Fours and Angels and Padres baseball games, died Thursday. He was
The Londoner also helmed ‘Dutchman’ and ‘They Might Be Giants,’ edited Kubrick films and enjoyed a “hysterical” moment at the 1969 Academy Awards. Anthony Harvey, who received an Oscar nomination for directing The Lion in Winter, the 1968 historical drama that starred Katharine Hepburn, Peter O’Toole and, in his movie debut, Anthony Hopkins, has died.
The ‘Juliette’ star sang folksy show tunes in the coveted TV slot after CBC’s ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ hockey game for 10 years from 1956-1966. Juliette Cavazzi, who was known to Canadians as “our pet, Juliette” for her folksy CBC variety TV show that ran for a decade from 1956-1966, has died. She was 91.