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Noted publicist Borsten dead at 94

Nov. 22, 2006 at 10:05 PM

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Veteran Hollywood publicist Orin Borsten has died of natural causes at 94.

Borsten was known for helping actress Dorothy Dandridge get an Academy Award nomination for "Carmen Jones" in 1954. He died Saturday in his longtime home of Los Angeles, a Communication Art Forms news release said.

The former screenwriter and child actor had been a key member of the Publicists Guild during his career and was a member of the Writer's Guild of America. His writing credits include the 1961 feature "Angel Baby," and the 1960s TV series "the Outer Limits."

Borsten had also been a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

He is survived by his son Joseph and a daughter, Joan Borsten Vidov; his grandson Sergei Vidov and great-grandson Samuel Marshak Vidov.

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