Thelma Orloff, an MGM contract player, died Nov. 23 in Los Angeles of kidney failure.
Paula Corday, actress, died of complications due to diabetes Nov. 21 in Century City. She was 72.
Jackie Ioachim is now senior publicist for consumer public relations at Showtime Networks Inc., a new post. Ioachim spent six years at WNET in New York, holding a variety of publicity positions.
Felix Jackson, veteran writer/producer and ad exec, died Dec. 7 of congestive heart failure at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 90.
Women's clothier and leader in the Washington Jewish community Joseph B. Dratch, 76, died Nov. 7 of a heart attack at his home in Chevy Chase, Md.
Susan and Ted Polmanski, a girl, Hayley Faith, Sept. 13, Tarzana Medical Center. Mother is controller for Patchett Kaufman Entertainment; father is director of photography for NBC.
Warner Bros. Intl. has promoted Angelina Speare to VP of administration, theatrical distribution.
Virginia Peck, a retired music library executive assistant at Paramount Studios, died Nov. 17 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills.
Michael Firmature, a publicist, died Dec. 3 of complications from AIDS. He was 36.
Michael Hamill has joined Pacific Arts Video as chief financial officer, reporting to George Steele, president and chief operating officer.