Fred Robert Weintraub was born on April 27, 1928, and died on March 5, 2017. He was an American film and television producer. He was the original owner and host of The Bitter End in New York City’s Greenwich Village. His discovered acts as Peter, Paul and Mary, Lenny Bruce (with whom he was arrested ..
Robert Jolin Osborne, Jr. was born on May 3, 1932, and died on March 6, 2017. He was an American film historian. He was also a actor. He was popularly known as the primary host for the cable channel Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Before his time at TCM, Osborne had been a host on The ..
Pierre Guénin was born on February 19, 1927, and died on March 1, 2017. He was a French journalist and gay rights activist. He was an early publisher of LGBT magazines in the late 1960s and the 1970s, and the founder of the LGBT film awards in France. Pierre Guénin was the founder of the ..
Jean-Christophe Averty was born on August 6, 1928, in Paris and died on March 4, 2017. He was a French television and radio director, and Satrap of the College of ‘Pataphysique. Averty’s many television productions from the 1960s were early examples of French video art. Studies he had done were used in the following decades ..
Gerald Hirschfeld was born on April 25, 1921, and died on February 13, 2017. He was an American cinematographer. He began his career in 1949 as a cinematographer for documentaries like Jack Arnold’s With These Hands. Throughout his life he has worked with directors like Sidney Lumet, John G. Avildsen, Frank Perry, Michael Crichton and ..
Sofía Ímber was born on May 8, 1924, and died on February 20, 2017. She was a Romanian-born Venezuelan journalist and supporter of the arts. Ímber was the founder of the Contemporary Art Museum of Caracas. Sofía Ímber was born to Jewish parents Naum Ímber and Ana Barú, in Soroca, Kingdom of Romania (now Moldova) ..
Shifa Gardi died in 2017. She was an Iraqi Kurdish television journalist. Gardi worked for the Rudaw channel. Gardi was killed during the battle for Mosul in Iraq by a roadside bomb. Shifa Gardi passed away at 30 ..
John Henry Harlan was born on December 21, 1925, and died on February 27, 2017. He was an American television announcer. Harlan has worked on numerous television projects for over 40 years, particularly game and variety shows. He is originated from Sonoma County, California. His most popular work was for the Bob Hope specials aired ..
Leone di Lernia was born Leonardo di Lernia in Trani, Italy, on April 18, 1938 and died on February 28, 2017. He was a radio host, singer, and composer of the genre trash-demented. Leone di Lernia gained popularity in early nineties, thanks to the cover of parodic goliardic and often scurrilous songs of dance music. ..
Ward Chamberlin was born on August 4, 1921, and died on February 23, 2017. He was a president of WETA for fifteen years. Ward Chamberlin was the executive vice president at WNET in New York and senior vice president for PBS. Chamberlin retired from public broadcasting during 2003. Also to his media career, he was ..