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June 10, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Though not a household name, Jan Scott is a superstar within the television and film industries. The art director and production designer has won 11 Emmy Awards--more than any other woman--for her work on such TV movies and miniseries as "The Long Hot Summer" and "The Kennedys of Massachusetts." Scott was also nominated for an Oscar for the 1984 feature film "Grandview, U.S.A." On Sunday at 5 p.m. the Art Directors Guild Film Society is honoring Scott at the Directors Guild Theatre.
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April 20, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Jan Scott, an art director and production designer who won 11 Emmy awards -- more than any other woman -- has died. She was 88. Scott, who was nominated for 18 Emmys over four decades, died Thursday at her Hollywood Hills home. She had been in declining health for several months. Born in Carbondale, Ill., Scott grew up in Mississippi but returned to Illinois for college, earning architecture and fine arts degrees at the University of Chicago.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 20, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Jan Scott, an art director and production designer who won 11 Emmy awards -- more than any other woman -- has died. She was 88. Scott, who was nominated for 18 Emmys over four decades, died Thursday at her Hollywood Hills home. She had been in declining health for several months. Born in Carbondale, Ill., Scott grew up in Mississippi but returned to Illinois for college, earning architecture and fine arts degrees at the University of Chicago.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 10, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Though not a household name, Jan Scott is a superstar within the television and film industries. The art director and production designer has won 11 Emmy Awards--more than any other woman--for her work on such TV movies and miniseries as "The Long Hot Summer" and "The Kennedys of Massachusetts." Scott was also nominated for an Oscar for the 1984 feature film "Grandview, U.S.A." On Sunday at 5 p.m. the Art Directors Guild Film Society is honoring Scott at the Directors Guild Theatre.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 13, 1991
Leo Chaloukian has been re-elected president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for a second two-year term, effective Oct. 9. Others elected were Jan Scott, vice president; Terry Weiss, second vice president; Susan Simons, secretary; Stu Berg, treasurer, and Walt Baker, Los Angeles area vice president.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 15, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Emmy- and Oscar-winning executive Leo Chaloukian is the new president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He was elected Wednesday night by the academy's board of governors, along with Jan Scott, first vice president; Jerry Weiss, second vice president; Susan Simons, secretary; Stu Berg, treasurer, and Walt Baker, Los Angeles-area vice president.
OPINION
January 6, 2008
Re "Skiing accident has snowballed into a public dispute," Jan. 2 Scott Swimm's mother ignores the fact that her son seriously injured David J. Pfahler and faults Pfahler for seeking reimbursement for his medical expenses. She asks, "What kind of a message are we sending to our children?" I pose the same question to the Swimms. What message are they sending their son by refusing to pay for injuries he caused? Parents should teach children to accept responsibility -- not shirk it. Arlene Friedman Beverly Hills
ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 2003
In "Nothing Private About This Passion" (Arts Notes, Jan. 19), Scott Timberg ridicules the efforts of well-known local artists, some of whom have children in private schools, to raise money for public school arts programs. I'm sorry that Mr. Timberg has such a hang-up about successful artists and their lifestyles ("Lexus liberalism"). What does it matter which schools their kids attend, or if they have any kids? The point is that without a communitywide effort, our society will raise a generation of children largely ignorant about the arts, to the impoverishment of us all. Apparently the artists mentioned in the article recognize that, even if Mr. Timberg does not. Bonnie Sloane Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1997
In his column "To Build a Better America, Pack Heat" (Jan. 9), Scott Harris cites an NRA-lauded study that argues that concealed handguns would have spared the lives of 1,570 murder victims since 1992. "Shabby social science" is how another expert dismisses this study. It is worse than that. It is a scurrilous attempt to float gun advocacy on a sea of blood. As Harris notes, there were fewer murders in Florida yet double the rate in West Virginia [after enactment of permissive carry laws]
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 1989
Santa Clarita has hired Mark Scott, the director of environmental services in Beverly Hills, as the director of its Department of Community Services, City Manager George Caravalho announced Tuesday. Scott will replace Kyle Kollar, who resigned as community development director in July to join Kaufman and Broad, a housing construction firm. Scott worked eight years in Beverly Hills.
NEWS
February 10, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
An amputee who received a transplanted hand from a cadaver at a Kentucky hospital said that the joy of seeing his new left hand replaced the horror he had felt since waking from amputation surgery in 1985. "My first impression was, 'Wow, 13 years has just evaporated,' " Matthew Scott said at a news conference at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky., where the 15-hour operation to attach a new hand was completed Jan. 25.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 10, 1995 | DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Slumped unhappily on a large couch in the Southwest-styled living room of his Beverly Hills home, Mel Torme--winner of two Grammys, composer of "The Christmas Song" and one of the world's best-known entertainers--is not in the best of moods. "I'm really embarrassed that I can't offer you anything," he says. "But no one's here to help out. I'm going through a divorce and everything is really screwed up."
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