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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Attn JMS: Use of Actors Likenesses for Books
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 7/13/2000 12:19:00 PM  

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>I was wondering what the legal basis is for you (or more approiately
>Del Rey or Amazing Stories) for using pictures of the actors to promote
>the B5 books. Certainly characters like G'Kar should be okay, but when
>"Garibaldi" shows up on the cover of Armies of Light and Darkness, that
>is Jerry Doyle's face. Do the actors have any say in this?

They agree when they come onto a show that their likeness -- usually in photos
approved by the actors -- can be used for promotion and licensing. They get a
piece of the action on this stuff.

jms

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