Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2000

Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture

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About the Book

From German actress Inga Abel (May 27, 2000) to Italian film producer Italo Zingarelli (April 29, 2000), the obituaries of 571 actors and actresses, comedians, dancers, choregraphers, producers, directors, writers, cartoonists, sports figures who became performers, and many others—from the fields of film, television, radio, theatre, music, dance, and all other branches of the performing arts who died in 2000 can be found.
Each entry includes the date, place and cause of death, along with a brief summary of the individual’s career and citations to major newspaper and periodical stories reporting the death. Filmographies are given for film and television performers. There are 424 photographs accompanying the entries.
Individual books in this annual series are available dating back to 1994. Subscription plan available for future issues.

About the Author(s)

Harris M. Lentz III, independent scholar and prodigious researcher, is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas.

Bibliographic Details

Harris M. Lentz III
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 256
Bibliographic Info: 424 photos, bibliography
Copyright Date: 2001
pISBN: 978-0-7864-1024-8
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5205-7
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Lentz’s Performing Arts Obituaries

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vii

Introduction      1

Reference Bibliography      3

The 2000 Obituaries      5

Book Reviews & Awards

“this volume is a one-stop resource summarizing the deaths of all major individuals in the fields of television, film, cartoons, theater, music and popular literature throughout the world. Each obituary is well written and concise…a great resource…recommended”—Choice; “fascinating…very useful and convenient”—ARBA; “useful”—Booklist; “indispensable reference sources for obit information…recommended…detailed biographical entries…libraries will find this work most helpful, and it will also appeal to readers wishing for a permanent record”—Classic Images; “the best”—Big Reel; “interesting…provide[s] information that might not [be] as easy to find in another source”—Reference Reviews.