This story first appeared in the Feb. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Marisa Liston, senior vp national publicity at Sony, and her husband, filmmaker Matt Liston, welcomed daughter Sienna Ray on Dec. 12 at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica.
GCB actor Mark Deklin and his wife, Jamie, welcomed son Julian Ryder on Jan. 11 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.
Brent Montgomery, founder and owner of Leftfield Pictures, and his wife, Courtney Montgomery, head of production at Leftfield, welcomed daughter Rylie Rose on Jan. 12 in New York City.
ICM Partners global branding agent April Tombs became engaged to UPP marketing executive Ian Weintraub on Dec. 25. They met at ICM when Tombs was working for Chris Smith and Weintraub for Jack Gilardi.
The Hollywood Reporter appointed Anna Magzanyan as vp marketing Jan. 22.
Joe Bernard was promoted to senior vp advertising sales at mun2 on Jan. 17.
Conrad Bain, who starred as dad Phil Drummond on Diff’rent Strokes, died Jan. 14 of natural causes in Livermore, Calif. He was 89.
Michael Winner, the British director of such 1970s films as Death Wish and The Mechanic, died Jan. 21 at his home in London following an illness. He was 77.
Jimmy Kimmel's Turn at a Star
Jimmy Kimmel will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Jan. 25. The comedian is in his 11th season as host and exec producer of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which tapes on Hollywood Boulevard.