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Amy Dawes, Writer and Former Variety Reporter, Dies at 56

28 February 2017 5:05 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Entertainment journalist Amy Dawes, who covered Hollywood for eight years at Daily Variety and later returned as a senior features editor, died Friday in Los Angeles of cancer. She was 56.

At Daily Variety, she reported on studios and independents in the 1990s, as well as writing film and music reviews. Over the course of her career she interviewed figures including Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, Robert Redford, Will Smith, and Susan Sarandon.

A true lover of all that was Hollywood and of the city of Los Angeles, she wrote the book “Sunset Boulevard: Cruising The Heart of Los Angeles,” for Los Angeles Times Books.

Dawes was also a screenwriter, writing indie drama “Zoe,” directed by Deborah Attoinese, in 2001.

After graduating from Auburn University and the masters in professional writing program at USC, Dawes worked as a reporter for the Daily News and the L.A. Herald Examiner. After her second stint at Variety, »

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Rip Entertainment Writer Amy Dawes, Who Spent 30 Years Writing About the Movies

24 February 2017 4:23 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

After a valiant two-year fight against lung and stomach cancer, entertainment journalist and screenwriter Amy Dawes died at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles Friday morning, according to her husband Billy Vasquez, who was by her side.

Over three decades, Dawes wrote insightfully about movies, television, music, popular culture and the city of Los Angeles. She was the consummate Hollywood insider and contributed frequently to Emmy Magazine and the Director’s Guild Quarterly as well as the Los Angeles Times, IndieWire, L.A. Weekly, Buzz magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone and Santa Fe. After working eight years as a film reporter and senior features editor at Daily Variety, she served as the editor of Creative Screenwriting Magazine. She also held staff positions at The Los Angeles Daily News and the L.A. Herald-Examiner.

She wrote several screenplays, including Deborah Attoinese’s indie drama “Zoe” (2001).

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Rip Entertainment Writer Amy Dawes, Who Spent 30 Years Writing About the Movies

24 February 2017 4:23 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After a valiant two-year fight against lung and stomach cancer, entertainment journalist and screenwriter Amy Dawes died at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles Friday morning, according to her husband Billy Vasquez, who was by her side.

Over three decades, Dawes wrote insightfully about movies, television, music, popular culture and the city of Los Angeles. She was the consummate Hollywood insider and contributed frequently to Emmy Magazine and the Director’s Guild Quarterly as well as the Los Angeles Times, IndieWire, L.A. Weekly, Buzz magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone and Santa Fe. After working eight years as a film reporter and senior features editor at Daily Variety, she served as the editor of Creative Screenwriting Magazine. She also held staff positions at The Los Angeles Daily News and the L.A. Herald-Examiner.

She wrote several screenplays, including Deborah Attoinese’s indie drama “Zoe” (2001).

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- Anne Thompson

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