Viacom Entertainment's search for a successor to Dennis Gillespie, who stepped down last week as prexy of worldwide marketing, domestic features and off-net sales (Daily Variety, Oct. 22), has…
Dorothy Helen Baker, who appeared in several early Marx Brothers films, died Oct. 15.
The National Film Board of Canada has appointed Germaine Wong as its Paris representative. Leaving a position as English program branch national marketing manager, she replaces Pierre Ducharme, who…
William F. Chafin, 35, a record producer and founder of the gay mag QW, died Oct. 16 at his home in N.Y. of AIDS-related lymphoma.
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.
Roger Vorce, a partner at the Agency for the Performing Arts, has been named the firm's new president following the death of Marty Klein Sunday.
Michael O. Johnson was upped to the new position of president Buena Vista Home Video Intl., from senior veep of BVHVI. He will now report directly to Bill Mechanic, president of international…
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…