TV Obits: Richmond, Conkling, Wright
by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 28th 2007 10:21AM
A roundup of TV people from in front of the camera and behind the scenes who have passed away.
- Donna King Conkling: She was one of the original members of the King Sisters singing group and one of the stars of the ABC show The King Family in the 60s. She also appeared in several movies, including Meet The People, Cuban Pete, and Sing Your Worries Away. She died in Texas at age 88.
- Robert Vincent Wright: He was a veteran writer for many TV shows, including Bonanza, Maverick, Gunsmoke, The Wild, Wild West, Lost In Space, and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. He died of bronchitis and pnemonia at age 88 in Thousand Oaks, CA.
- Lorraine Sevre Richmond: She was a veteran director and script supervisor. She worked on several shows, including the sitcoms Ellen, The Ellen Show, Maude, Love, Sidney, Gimme A Break, and Dear John. She died of cancer in Sherman Oaks, CA at age 61.