Former longtime Warner Bros. publicist Helen Rhodes has died on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Los Angeles of natural causes. She was 81.
Rhodes worked in Warners’ international advertising and publicity department for 33 years until her retirement at age 74.
She was a vice president of the Publicists Guild, continuing her involvement after it merged with the International Cinematographers Guild and sitting on the Publicists Awards Committee until last year. In 1998 she received the Les Mason Award, the guild’s top honor.
During her career she worked closely with members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
Rhodes is survived by her a son, a daughter and a grandson.
Funeral service will be held at Mt. Sinai in Burbank at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 4.