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  • Irving Fein dies at 101; manager for Jack Benny, George Burns

    Irving Fein dies at 101; manager for Jack Benny, George Burns
    Irving Fein was a veteran Hollywood studio publicist when he began his 28-year association with Jack Benny in 1947, first as the popular radio comedian's publicity and advertising director.
  • Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny

    Al Gordon dies at 89; Emmy-winning comedy writer for Jack Benny
    Al Gordon, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who spent much of his more than 40-year career writing for Jack Benny's penny-pinching, vain and perennially 39-year-old persona, has died. He was 89. Gordon died Wednesday of age-related causes at Cedars-...

    Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92

    Israel Baker, renowned violinist, dies at 92
    As concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the movie "Psycho," classical violinist Israel Baker helped create a piece of pop culture that is regarded as one of Hollywood's most terrifying. He led the piercing attack of the violins...

    Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent

    Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent
    Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. For two decades, Mengers was one of...

    Vera Brown dies at 90; skin care expert with star-studded clientele

    Vera Brown dies at 90; skin care expert with star-studded clientele
    Vera Brown, a skin care specialist with a star-studded clientele who sponsored beauty clinics for thousands of blind teens, delinquent girls, homeless women and cancer patients in Los Angeles, died Sept. 24 at her Westwood home. She was 90 and had been in...