* Robert E. Lee, 75, who co-wrote hundreds of plays for stage, radio and screen including "Inherit the Wind" and "Auntie Mame," died of cancer in Los Angeles Friday. With his collaborator of more than 50 years, Jerome Lawrence, Mr. Lee wrote "Inherit the Wind," based on the 1925 trial of John Scopes, who was prosecuted for teaching evolution instead of the biblical theory of creation. The play was widely produced and sold almost 2.5 million copies in printed form. They also wrote "Auntie Mame," a comedy that was adapted for the big screen and as a musical.
* Cameron Mitchell, 75, the rugged actor best known for his role on TV's "The High Chaparral" and the movie "Death of t,l 1964 PHOTOa Salesman," died of cancer Wednesday in Los Angeles. Mr. Mitchell played tough, hard-drinking Buck Cannon on NBC's "The High Chaparral" from 1967-1971. In Arthur Miller's Broadway production of "Death of a Salesman," Mr. Mitchell played Happy, one of Willy Loman's sons. He reprised the role in the 1952 film. His other films included "They Were Expendable," "How To Marry A Millionaire," and "My Favorite Year."