Former Beckner-Gorman Prods. production veepee David Phillips has joined the motion picture literary department of the Metropolitan Talent Agency.
Pearl Smiley, mother of veteran distribution executive Avron Rosen, died Oct. 14 in Minneapolis.
Tom and Mary Kay Arnholt, a girl, Jessica Jean, Aug. 20, St. John's Hospital. Father is VP, homevideo marketing and advertising, at B.D. Fox & Friends; mother is non-pro.
Antoinette (Toni) Molinari, who started her acting career as a 7-year-old extra, died Oct. 16 of kidney failure at a Burbank hospital. She was 63.
In a restructuring of its international TV wing, Paramount announced yesterday that Patrick Stambaugh has been upped to VP of European sales.
Robert Catic, executive director of accounting services for Paramount Pictures, died Sept. 28 after a short illness.
Maggie Comer Robinson, 88, whose methods of educating children and parents out of the poverty cycle were the subject of a book, a PBS docu and a funk/rock album, died Sept. 29 in an East Chicago…
Michael Grant, a personal manager, died in his sleep of apparent heart failure at his Beverly Hills home on Oct. 15.
Laurie Pozmantier has been named vice president of program development and international co-production for Turner Network Television, a new post. She will guide TNT's emerging presence as a partner…
Singer-songwriter Roger Miller, whose tune "King of the Road" was a 1965 hit with both country and pop music fans, died of cancer Sunday at age 56. Miller died at Century City Hospital after battling…