• Hollis Alpert (1916-2007) - Writer and film critic who co-founded the National Society of Film Critics with Pauline Kael in 1966. He was a critic for Woman's Day and Saturday Review and was editor-in-chief for American Film Magazine. He also wrote on film for Playboy, Esquire and Cosmopolitan and authored several biographies of Hollywood personalities, including The Barrymores and Marlon Brando. He died November 18 in Naples, Florida. (NY Times)
  • Alan Barnard (1928-2007) - Special effects technician who worked on Full Metal Jacket, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Dirty Dozen, Octopussy, Dr. Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia, Superman, Superman II, Superman III, Supergirl, Dragonslayer, Moonraker, Lifeforce and Gandhi. His specialty was the production and operation of machines that simulate wind, fire, rain, smoke and waves. He died in October. (Welwyn & Hatfield Times)
  • Pierre Granier-Deferre (1927-2007) - French filmmaker who co-wrote and directed Le Chat, La Horse, Le Train and La Cage. He also directed Alain Delon in La Race des 'seigneurs' (Creezy), La Veuve Couderc (The Widow Couderc) and Le Toubib (The Medic). He died November 16 in Paris. (Variety)
  • Fernando Fernán-Gómez (1921-2007) - Spanish director and actor (pictured) who is best known here for playing the father of Penelope Cruz' character in All About My Mother. He also co-stars in Fernando Trueba's Belle Epoque (also with Cruz), Victor Erice's The Spirit of the Beehive, José Luis Cuerda's Butterfly, Carlos Saura's Mama Turns 100, Antonio Hernández's The City of No Limits and José Luis Garci's El Abuelo (The Grandfather). He directed The Strange Journey and wrote and directed the comedies Life Goes On, Life Around Us and Life Ahead. He died of heart complications November 21, in Madrid. (Variety)
  • Emily Gamboa (1939-2007) - Production coordinator/secretary for the Mexican shoots for Predator, Romancing the Stone, Men With Guns, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, The Falcon and the Snowman, Missing and Medicine Man. She died of pneumonia November 11, in Mexico City. (IMDb)
  • Verity Lambert (1935-2007) - Producer of A Cry in the Dark (aka Evil Angels), Link, Clockwise and Morons from Outer Space. She was also the first producer of a Doctor Who series for television. She died November 22 in the UK. (Variety)
  • Renée Lichtig (1921-2007) - Editor of the 1958 restoration of Renoir's The Grand Illusion. She also edited Renoir's The Elusive Corporal, The Doctor's Horrible Experiment and Picnic on the Grass and co-edited (uncredited) Nicholas Ray's King of Kings and was sound editor on Ray's Bitter Victory. She appears as herself in the documentary Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinematheque. She died of a stroke October 16, in Paris. (Variety)
  • Reg Park (1928-2007) - Actor who portrayed the title character in the Italian films Hercules and the Captive Women, Hercules in the Haunted World, Hercules, Prisoner of Evil and Hercules the Avenger. He died of melanoma November 22, in Johanesburg, South Africa. (Reg Park Official Website)
  • Glenn Rose (1918-2007) - Publicist and manager who represented Lana Turner, Sean Connery, Judy Garland, The Marx Brothers, Edward G. Robinson, Mae West, Donald O'Connor and Eve Arden, among others. He also handled publicity for Connery's James Bond films. He died of heart failure November 21, in West Hollywood (Variety)
  • Paul Wasserman (1934-2007) - Publicist who worked on Star Wars, Colors, U2: Rattle and Hum, Annie Hall and Easy Rider. He also is credited as funding the documentary The Life and Times of Hank Greenburg. He died of respiratory failure November 18, in Los Angeles. (Variety)
  • Dick Wilson (1916-2007) - Character actor best known for playing "Mr. Whipple" in TV ads for Charmin ("Don't squeeze the Charmin"); he also appears in The Incredible Shrinking Woman, What a Way to Go!, Our Man Flint, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken and The Shakiest Gun in the West. He died November 19 in Woodland Hills, California. (Variety)
  • Lester Ziffren (1906-2007) - Journalist-turned-screenwriter of Charlie Chan in Panama, Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise, Charlie Chan in Rio and Murder Over New York (also a Charlie Chan mystery). He died November 21. (NY Sun)