The entertainment world lost several legendary stars and a host of other men and women involved in the performing arts in 2011. Notables who died include Andy Rooney, Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes commentator; Smokin' Joe Frazier, heavyweight boxing champion; rapper Heavy D; Jane Russell, Hollywood pin-up of 1940s and '50s; and movie legend Elizabeth Taylor. Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2011 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, t.Manes served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, and worked in radio through the early 1970s. ... He was an associate producer on The Gauntlet (1977 ), Every Which Way but Loose (1978), Escapefrom Alcatraz (1979), Bronco Billy ( 1980) for which he was also ... where problems on the set ended their professional and personal relationship. ... Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes, The Bill, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Roman Mysteries, and Lark Rise to Candleford.
|Title||:||Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2011|
|Author||:||Harris M. Lentz III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-05-03|