Autopsy set for producer's pal

Parker, Donna
August 1995
Hollywood Reporter;8/18/95, Vol. 338 Issue 30, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on an autopsy set for August 18, 1995 for Stephen Ammerman, a physician and aspiring screenwriter who was a friend of producer Don Simpson, after he was found dead on August 15, 1995 in the producer's poolside guest house. Investigators' findings; Simpson's projects with Ammerman; Circumstances of Ammerman's death.


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