• Larry Pizer (1925-2008) - Cinematographer who shot Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise and the director's music video for Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark", James Ivory's The Europeans, Ismael Merchant's The Proprietor and In Custody, Karl Reisz' Isadora and Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment, as well as Timerider, Folks! and Mannequin 2: On the Move. He died of cancer February 27, in New York. (Variety)
  • Iris Burton (1930-2008) - Dancer-turned-agent who appears in The Ten Commandments and Top Banana and who helped launch the careers of River Phoenix and Henry Thomas. Other child stars she represented include Joaquin Phoenix, Drew Barrymore, Kirk Cameron, the Olsen twins and Fred Savage. She died after suffering from pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease April 5, in Woodland Hills, California. (Variety)
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