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June 6, 1994
Randy Wicks, 43, a motion picture marketing executive who created campaigns for the films "Tootsie," "Gandhi" and "Annie." Educated at Ohio University and the UCLA School of Dramatic Arts, Wicks planned to be an actor. But an advertising job at 20th Century Fox persuaded him that selling films was more important than being in them. From 1978 until 1985, he was with Columbia Pictures, where he became senior vice president and director of advertising.
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June 6, 1994
Randy Wicks, 43, a motion picture marketing executive who created campaigns for the films "Tootsie," "Gandhi" and "Annie." Educated at Ohio University and the UCLA School of Dramatic Arts, Wicks planned to be an actor. But an advertising job at 20th Century Fox persuaded him that selling films was more important than being in them. From 1978 until 1985, he was with Columbia Pictures, where he became senior vice president and director of advertising.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1996
A public memorial service will be held Thursday in Valencia for Randy Wicks, prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Signal newspaper, organizers have announced. Wicks, 41, began working at the paper in 1979 and became its cartoonist in 1980 after graduating from California Institute of the Arts. He died Saturday after suffering a heart attack. The memorial will take place at 1 p.m. in CalArts' Main Gallery with a reception to follow. CalArts is at 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia.
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February 24, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The city's Anti-Gang Task Force, which successfully pulled T-shirts promoting illegal activities from store shelves last August, is now selling a T-shirt of its own. The black shirts being sold for $5 on school campuses and at city offices depict two wolves urinating on a rock. The adjacent panel shows two youths spray-painting graffiti onto a wall. The caption reads: "What's the diff?" The panels are in white, with yellow illustrating both the paint and urine.
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January 6, 1994 | SCOTT HARRIS
A Los Angeles jury decided that smashing Reginald Denny's skull with a brick did not constitute assault with a deadly weapon . . . --Columnist George Will in NewsweekDec. 17, 1993 Outrageous, isn't it? You saw the video. You saw Damian Williams heave the brick that smashed Reginald Denny's skull. You saw Williams' victory dance.
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January 4, 1994 | SCOTT HARRIS
A Los Angeles jury decided that smashing Reginald Denny's skull with a brick did not constitute assault with a deadly weapon . . . --Columnist George Will in Newsweek, Dec. 17, 1993 Outrageous, isn't it? You saw the video. You saw Damian Williams heave the brick that smashed Reginald Denny's skull. You saw Williams' little victory dance.
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