* Regina Carrol, 49, an actress who appeared in such films...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

November 16, 1992

* Regina Carrol, 49, an actress who appeared in such films as "The Beat Generation," "Viva Las Vegas" and "The Glass Bottom Boat," died at her St. George, Utah, home Nov. 4 of cancer. Ms. Carrol, whose real name was Regina Gelfan, also appeared in such television programs as "The Dinah Shore Show," "Route 66" and "Ozzie and Harriet." But she may have been best known, especially to horror movie fans, for a string of "B" pictures directed by her husband, Al Adamson. Among them were "Satan's Sadists," "Man With the Synthetic Brain," "The Female Bunch," "Angels' Wild Women," "Brain of Blood" and "Dracula vs. Frankenstein." She began her career at age 5, performing in such stage productions as "The Children's Hour," "Wish You Were Here" and "Daddy Long Legs." Other movie credits included "Two Rode Together," "The Slender Thread" and "From The Terrace."

* Thomas Hennessy, 50, general manager of radio stations WHMP and WHMP-FM in Northampton, Mass., died at home Thursday after a 15-month battle with cancer. Mr. Hennessy, who worked at the stations for 25 years, was general manager the past four years. He was a past director of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association.

* Earle Meadows, 79, the gold medal winner in the pole vault at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and a former world record holder in the event, died Wednesday at his home in Forth Worth, Texas. He won his Olympic gold medal with a vault of 14 feet, 3 1/4 inches on a bamboo pole. He set two world records in 1937.

* Richard Smart, 79, the multimillionaire owner of the 211,000-acre Parker Ranch, Hawaii's largest, died Thursday. He had been hospitalized for a week with a respiratory problem, but was released Tuesday. A leading man on Broadway in the 1930s, Mr. Smart starred in "Two For the Show," "All For Love," "Gentleman Prefer Blondes" and "The Merry Widow," He was scheduled to appear in a benefit for the Variety Club of Hawaii last month, but canceled because of illness.

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