Film producer and distributor Ralph B. Serpe, 81, died Oct. 24 in Tarzana of cancer. A longtime associate of Dino De Laurentiis, Serpe started his film career in the late 1940s when he served as VP…
In a restructuring of its international TV wing, Paramount announced yesterday that Patrick Stambaugh has been upped to VP of European sales.
Pearl Smiley, mother of veteran distribution executive Avron Rosen, died Oct. 14 in Minneapolis.
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.
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…
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…
Robert Catic, executive director of accounting services for Paramount Pictures, died Sept. 28 after a short illness.
Michael Grant, a personal manager, died in his sleep of apparent heart failure at his Beverly Hills home on Oct. 15.
Jackson Weaver, 72, a Washington, D.C., broadcaster who co-anchored WMAL-AM's morning drive-time slot for 32 years, died Oct. 20 of heart and kidney failure at Holy Cross Hospital there.
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…