Tom Villard, 40, an actor with AIDS who sought to educate...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

November 17, 1994

Tom Villard, 40, an actor with AIDS who sought to educate the public by continuing to appear in movies and television after making his illness public, died of pneumonia Monday in Los Angeles. He appeared in 12 films, including "Heartbreak Ridge" and "My Girl," and had the title role in "The Trouble With Dick."

Joseph Hazen, 96, a former Warner Bros. lawyer in the silent film days who went on to produce such hits as "Barefoot in the Park" and "True Grit," died Sunday in Boca Raton, Fla. As counsel and director of Warner Bros, He wrote the contract with Vitaphone -- the company that made "The Jazz Singer," the first talking picture.

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